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dc.contributor.authorMarsden, Simonen_UK
dc.description.abstractThis article will focus on international law and policy in the Canadian Arctic under the Wetlands Convention. It has been asserted that the legal reach of this treaty in Australia has been underestimated. Taking a comparative approach, the article will examine this claim with reference to Canadian wilderness protection, analysing designated Arctic sites that may meet definitions of wilderness. It will also specifically compare “wilderness criteria” in European contexts to criteria for the site inscription to ascertain to what extent the Wetlands Convention is capable of, and actually achieves, Arctic wilderness protection. The “wise use” management arrangements, and the role of Indigenous peoples in relation to them, will be a particular focus, because traditional ecological knowledge is a key element in them and contributor to wilderness protection. It will finally draw conclusions as to the extent to which wilderness criteria are satisfied both under the substantive law and guidance of the treaty, and also in context and practice. It will furthermore briefly comment on whether other factors may also influence wilderness protection, especially isolation from major population centres and absence of economic development.en_UK
dc.relationMarsden S (2018) Wilderness Protection in the Canadian Arctic: Connecting Traditional Ecological Knowledge with Ramsar Wise Use, Journal of Environmental Law and Practice, 31 (2), pp. 157-183.en_UK
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dc.titleWilderness Protection in the Canadian Arctic: Connecting Traditional Ecological Knowledge with Ramsar Wise Useen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargoreason[Wilderness Protection in the Candian Arctic.pdf] : Until this work is formally published there will be an embargo on the full text of this work.en_UK
dc.citation.jtitleJournal of Environmental Law and Practiceen_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
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