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The Essentiality of Environmental Governance
During the period of reaching nearly 400 PPM of CO2  (IPCC, 2007) in the air or overshooting earths ecological limit near about two-folds (GFN, 2013), only fools will decline the necessity of Environmental Governance at any scale or region. According to UNEP (2008), environmental governance can be defined as “Multi-level interactions (i.e., local, national, international/global) among, but not limited to, three main actors, i.e., state, market, and civil society,…in formulating and implementing policies in response to environment-related demands and inputs from the society;…for the purpose of attaining environmentally sustainable development”. Governance as a term and concept evolved in the environmental arena significantly after two major events: publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring...Continue