Global Commons: Issues, Concerns and Strategies presents a comprehensive international perspective on the global commons—natural resource domains that are not subject to national jurisdictions and are accessible to all nations. These include the oceans, atmosphere and outer space, and specific locations such as Antarctica. Due to their critical importance in maintaining human lives and livelihoods, and their vulnerability to depletion, the collaborative preservation of the global commons is of great relevance to all human communities.  Leading world powers, such as France, are increasingly adopting environmental policies as key to their functioning as democracies. After the Paris Climate Conference, there has been a spurt in cooperation between major nations, such as France and India, in the fight against climate change. This book provides exhaustive coverage of all the major facets of preservation of the global commons. It will, therefore, prove indispensable to all stakeholders in a new, just and sustainable world order.

The Cyberspace as a Distinct Domain of the Global Commons: An Analysis of Cyberspace Governance

The Cyberspace as a Distinct Domain of the Global Commons: An Analysis of Cyberspace Governance

The cyberspace as a distinct domain of the global commons: An analysis of cyberspace governance
Binu Joseph Mohanan Bhaskaran Pillai


The existence of diverse natural resources is vital for the subsistence of plants and species on the planet. These resources are now becoming scarce and vulnerable. Now, an alarming situation has arisen in the world, as reported by many scientific studies, which reveal that common global resources are deteriorating at a fast rate. The degeneration of global resources is occurring because they are being excessively used and their habitat illegitimately occupied. Recent political debate in the world has tended towards addressing questions about the ...

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