MMag. Dr. Volker Mauerhofer MA (Leeds)


 

Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research,

Faculty of Life Sciences

University of Vienna
Rennweg 14
A-1030 Vienna

Lecturer

volker.mauerhofer@univie.ac.at

Further affiliations

·       Research Fellow, WTO Research Center, Aoyama Gakuin Univ., Tokyo

·       Visiting Researcher, Environmental Law Centre, Meiji Univ., Tokyo

·       Member of the Austrian Man & Biosphere Committee (designated)

·       Guest Researcher at Osaka University’s Law School (11-12/2017)

Past affiliations

·       Coordinating Lead Author for Chapter 6 for the global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services of IPBES

·       Visiting Researcher, Policy Research Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery (PRIMAFF), Tokyo (3/2014-3/2016)

·       Visiting Professor, United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU IAS) Yokohama, Japan (11-12/2013)

·       Visiting Professor, UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU IAS), Tokyo, Japan (01/2014-10/2015)

 


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Academic education:

1989-1993: Diploma (‘Magister’, equivalent to a Bac. and a MAS) in Laws, University of Graz/Austria; Thesis on Land Heritage Contracts
1993-1998: Doctorate (equivalent to Ph.D.) in Laws (with Distinction), University of Graz; Dissertation on National Park, EU and International Law
1992–1999: Diploma (‘Magister’, equivalent to a Bac. and a MSc) in Natural Sciences (Zoology/Ecology), Universities of Graz and Vienna/Austria; Thesis on Birds Community Dynamics over five years in a Cultural Landscape
2002–2003: Post-graduate Master of Arts (with Merits) in Ecological Economics, University of Leeds, United Kingdom; Thesis on Sustainable Development and Socially Responsible Investments

 

Professional experience:

From June 1995 till 23rd October 2011 & ongoing since 1st November 2013: Freelance research on behalf of NGOs (eg. WWF, BirdLife, Greenpeace), the private and the public sector and research (implemented in Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa & Latin America while contributing inter alia to PHARE, TEMPUS, LIFE & INTEREG projects financed by international donors e.g. GIZ, EU-Commission, EAR, EuropeAid, ERDF as well as projects co-financed by GEF/World Bank & co-implemented by UNDP)

12/2012: enrolled into the Austrian Attorney’s bar

11/2012–10/2013: Senior Research Fellow, UNU-IAS, Yokohama, Japan

10/2011–10/2012: Research Fellow, UNU-IAS, Yokohama, Japan
09/2007–02/2012: Lecturer at the Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty Centre for Biodiversity, University of Vienna (courses held see below at “Teaching”)
2000–2003: External Lecturer at the Institute for Limnology/ University of Vienna (courses held see below at “Teaching”)
1999-2002: member of the managing board of BirdLife Austria, which is responsible and liable for staff, budget, fund raising and strategic planning 

Jun 2002: bar exam passed at the Austrian Chamber of Attorneys
Aug 1999–Oct 2002: in total 3 years lawyer (trainee solicitor & qualified lawyer at several law firms with legal practice in Austria & Belgium)
Apr 1999–July 1999: employee with WWF Austria (fixed term contract)
Nov 1997–Jan 1999: in total 9 months legal trainee at Austrian Courts


Research interests:

  • Biodiversity conservation (through science, law, economics and policies e.g. in the environmental, agricultural & regional politics also incl. EU-Aquis & Multilateral Environmental Agreements and Public Participation)
  • Environmental governance (legal, economic & political interplay of organisations and institutions between subnational, national, regional & international level, incl. future generations)
  • Sustainability practice (the interplay between ecological, social and economic sustainability & its practical implementation in the sense of Strong Sustainability)

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Participation in international and national professional bodies:

  1. Member of the Board of Directors & auditor, International Sustainable Development Research Society – ISDRS http://www.isdrs.org
  2. World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) http://www.iucn.org/about/union/commissions/cel/
  3. World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) of the IUCN http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/gpap_home/gpap_wcpa/ and WCL/ WCPA Joint Working Group on Protected Areas Law and Policy
  4. International Society for Ecological Economics–ISEE http://www.ecoeco.org/
  5. European Society for Ecological Economics – ESEE http://www.euroecolecon.org
  6. Environmental law network international (Elni) http://elni.org
  7. European Environmental Law Forum (EELF) http://www.eelf.info
  8. EUROPARC Federation http://www.europarc.org
  9. German Society for Environmental Law http://www.gesellschaft-fuer-umweltrecht.de
  10. Zoological-Botanical Society (Zoologisch-Botanische Gesellschaft - ZOO-BOT) http:// www.univie.ac.at/zoobot/
  11. Association for the Support of the Institute for Environmental Law at the University of Linz/Austria (Verein zur Förderung des Instituts f. Umweltrecht (IUR) an der Universität Linz) http://www.iur.jku.at/

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Supervising, organizing and managing academic activities

Supervision on post-graduated graduate level

Post-doctoral and Doctoral fellows:

  • 2012/09-2014/08: Dr. Noelia ZAFRA CALVO, UNU-IAS JSPS Post-doctoral Fellow “Defining Cost-Effective Strategies for Off-Reserve Conservation Actions in Human-Dominated Landscapes: a theoretical framework and its practical application in two case studies in Mozambique and Tanzania” (main supervisor)
  • 2013/07-2013/10: Rakhyun Edward KIM UN-IAS Doctoral Fellow “Advancing Earth System Law: Planetary Boundaries, Ecological Integrity, and Sustainable Development” (joint supervision)
  • 2013/09-2013/10: Dr. Casey STEVENS, UNU-IAS JSPS Post-doctoral Fellow (instructed on research proposal after selection)

Master thesis supervision:

Completed:

  • 2013/02 completed at UNU: Y.M. Kasundika Kumari BANDARA, Sri Lanka: “Fostering Community Participation in Conservation and Sustainable Use of Sea Turtles in Sri Lanka” (Co-supervisor)
  • 2013/06 completed at UNU: Joshi (Ratala) DINESH, Nepal: “Envisioning “trans-boundary conservation area” in the Kailash Sacred Landscape (KSL) as the Tool to Enhance Bio-Diplomacy between Nepal, India and China; From the Nepali perspective” (Main Supervisor)
  • 2013/07 completed at UNU: Maryam AL BUSAIDI, Oman: “The Aichi Biodiversity Targets – current status and future implementation in the Sultanate of Oman” (Main Supervisor)

Ongoing (http://cvl.univie.ac.at/department/thesis.cfm):

  • Since 2015/04 ongoing at the University of Vienna: Alexandra Iasmina LAZA BSc., Romania: “Influence of different nature conservation power divisions in Austria and Romania on the implementation of supranational protection obligations and regulations against invasive alien species” (Main Supervisor)
  • Since 2015/09 ongoing at the University of Vienna: Julia ZIMPRICH, BSc., Germany: “Vergleichende Untersuchung der Abgrenzung zwischen FFH-Ausgleichs- und Erhaltungsmaßnahmen in Rechtslage und Vollzug in Bayern, Nieder- und Oberösterreich anhand ausgewählter Fallbeispiele” [Comparative analysis of the distinction between compensatory measures and conservation measures under the EU-Habitats Directive in legislation and implementation in Bavaria, Lower- and Upper-Austria based on selected case studies] (Main supervisor)
  • Since 2015/11 ongoing at the University of Vienna: Isabell Katharina ESSL, BSc., Austria: “The Interactions of EU Nature Conservation Policy with EU Climate Policy and Opportunities for mutual Implementation in Vienna” (Main supervisor)
  • Since 2015/11 ongoing at the University of Vienna: Larisa SEMERNYA, BSc., Germany/Ukraine: “The Implementation Progress of the Biodiversity Protocol to the Carpathian Convention: Achievements and Challenges in the Ukraine” (Main supervisor)

Organizational academic activities, past and ongoing:

  • Initiator and organizer of a full-day international academic workshop titled “Public Participation in Environmental Matters in East Asia: multifaceted perspectives” at 18th March 2013, UNU-IAS
  • Initiator and organizer of a half-day public symposium titled “Public Participation in Environmental Matters in East Asia: information, procedures and justice access” at 19th March 2013, UNU-IAS
  • Invited organizer of the session “Freshwater ecosystems in protected areas: effective protection through nature conservation law” at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia, November 2014.
  • Member of the organizing committee for the 21st Annual Conference of the International Society for Sustainable Development Research (as board member) in July 2015 in Sydney/Australia and in particular mainly responsible for the PhD-Workshop there.
  • Invited member of the Organizing Committee of the Biannual International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) 2016 Conference in Washington DC
  • Invited member of the Advisory Committee of the 22nd Annual International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) Conference and invited co-coordinator of the PhD workshop there, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, 13-15 July 2016.
  • Invited reviewer of motivations to be submitted for the international environmental law moot court focused on Intergenerational Climate Justice, held by the Environmental Law Programs at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in New York (Pace) and the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaiʻi (Hawaiʻi) (in conjunction with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature World Conservation Congress, Sept 2016), July-August 2016

Editorships (ongoing and past)

Managing academic activities

  • Member of the UNU-IAS Board of Admissions and Exams (MSc 2012, 2013)
  • Member of UNU-IAS MSc Intake Review Committee (2012, 2013)
  • Member of UNU-IAS Curriculum Revision Committee (2012, 2013)

Coordinator of the Research related courses of the UNU-IAS Master’s programme in International Environmental Governance – Specialization in Biodiversity Governance in the academic year 2012/13

Ongoing and Future Teaching

University of Vienna, Austria: Master Programme Nature Conservation and Biodiversity Management

  • 2016, Summer Semester (SS): Wahlvorlesung Naturschutzpolitik (verantwortlicher Leiter; zusammen mit Dr. Andreas Ranner) [Elective lecture: Nature conservation policy (Responsible Leader; together held with Dr. Andreas Ranner], 2,0 ECTS-points, LV 300341 (MNB 3)
  • 2016 SS: Wahlseminar Naturschutzpolitik [Elective seminar: Nature conservation policy], 1,0 ECTS-points, LV 300343 (MNB 3)

Past Teaching

2011-2013: United Nations University – Institute of Advanced Studies Yokohama/Japan: Master’s programme in International Environmental Governance – Specialization in Biodiversity Governance (Evaluations provided upon request)

  • 2012/13, first and second quarter: Core course BG-C-03 Legal and socioeconomic aspects of Biodiversity Governance, 8 credits
  • 2012/13: Core course BG-C-04 Research Methods: 2012/13, first quarter, 2 credits (together with R. Moreno-Penaranda); 2013, second quarter, 4 credits (together with R. Moreno-Penaranda, A. Suwa, A. Soheil and C. Puztai); 2013, third quarter, 4 credits (together with R. Moreno-Penaranda, M. Mathai); 2013, fourth quarter, 4 credits (leading field course in the Philippines, co-supervisor M. Mathai)
  • 2011/12, first quarter: Core course BG-C-01 Biodiversity Governance and Policy, supplementary teaching of two classes
  • 2011/12, second quarter: Core course BG-C-01 Biodiversity Governance and Policy, 4 credits
  • 2011/12, second till fourth quarter: Core course BG-C-03 Biodiversity Policy in Practice 12 credits (with J. Puppim de Oliveira)
  • 2011/12; 2012/13, second quarter respectively: Elective course BG-E-27 International Environmental Law, each 2 credits
  • 2011/12, third quarter: Elective course BG-E-06 Ecological and Environmental Economics, 5 credits

2007-2012 and since 2014 ongoing: University of Vienna Austria, Faculty of Life Sciences: Master Programme Nature Conservation and Biodiversity Management (Evaluations provided upon request)

  • 2015, Summer Semester (SS): Wahlvorlesung Naturschutzpolitik (verantwortlicher Leiter; zusammen mit Dr. Andreas Ranner) [Elective lecture: Nature conservation policy (Responsible Leader; together held with Dr. Andreas Ranner], 2,0 ECTS-points, LV 300341 (MNB 3)
  • 2014, Summer Semester (SS): Wahlvorlesung Naturschutzpolitik [Elective lecture: Nature conservation policy, 2,0 ECTS-points, LV 300341 (MNB 3)
  • 2014, 2015 SS: Wahlseminar Naturschutzpolitik [Elective seminar: Nature conservation policy], 1,0 ECTS-points, LV 300343 (MNB 3)
  • 2014/15 Winter Semester (WS), 2015/16 WS: Vorlesung Ökonomische Aspekte des Naturschutzes [Lecture: Economic Aspects of Nature Conservation], 2,0 ECTS-points, LV 300295 (MNB 3)
  • 2009/10 WS, 2010/11 WS, 2011/12 WS: Vorlesung [Lecture] Rechtliche Grundlagen des Natur- und Landschaftsschutzes - Österreich und EU [Legal basics of nature and landscape conservation – Austria and EU], 3,0 ECTS-points, LV 300161-1 (MNB 3)
  • 2009 Summer-Semester (SS), 2010 SS, 2011 SS: Vorlesung [Lecture] Ökonomische Aspekte des Naturschutzes [Economic aspects of nature conservation], 3,0 ECTS-points, LV 300168 (MNB 2)
  • 2008/2009 WS: Vorlesung [Lecture] Rechtsvollzug im Naturschutz - FFH, VVP etc., [Legal implementation of nature conservation – Habitats Directive, Nature impact assessments etc.] 1,5 ECTS-points, (in total 3,0 ECTS-points together with Dr. Thomas Ellmauer) LV 300670 (MNB 3)
  • 2008 SS, 2010 SS, 2011 SS: Wahlseminar [since 2009 Elective seminar + Lecture] Naturschutzpolitik [Nature conservation policy], 2 ECTS-points, LV 300617 (MNB W-2)
  • 2007/08 WS, 2008/09 WS: Vorlesung [Lecture] Rechtliche Grundlagen des Natur- und Landschaftsschutzes - Österreich und EU [Legal basics of nature and landscape conservation – Austria and EU], 2,0 ECTS-points, LV 300161 (MNB 3)

2000-03: University of Vienna Austria, Faculty of Life Sciences, Institute for Limnology

2000/01 WS, 2001/02 WS, 2002/03 WS: Wahlseminar ‘Wasserrechtliche Grundlagen für BiologInnen’, [Elective seminar ‘Basics of Water Law for Biologists’] 0,5 (in total 1,5) ECTS-points, 2 hours per week (together with Alexandra Müllner [now Prof. Alexandra Müllner-Riehl/Univ. Leipzig] and Univ. Doz. Dr. Andreas Chovanec/Umweltbundesamt), LV 859691

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Country working experience (apart of work in 11 EU-member states):

Country

Date from - to

Country

Date from - to

Hungary

7/1994-8/1994, 2016/8-9 forthcom.

Macedonia

11/2009

 

Croatia

6/1996-7/1996

Vietnam

5/2010,11/2015

 

Jordan

10/1996-11/1996

China (Hongkong)

6/2010

 

Dominican Republic

5/1998

Switzerland

12/2010

 

Slovakia

9/2000

Curacao

02-3/2011

 

Ecuador

01-02/2001

United States of America

5/2011, 8/2013, 6/2016, 09/2016

 

Bosnia-Herzegovina

02-3/2001, 02-4/2008

Australia

8-9/2011, 11/2014,7/2015

 

Czech Republic

6/2004, 5/2016

Japan

10/2011,11/2013, 01-02/2014, 11-12/2016

 

Romania

3-6/2005

Brazil

6/2012

 

Nepal

6-8/2006, 3-4/2008, 11/2014

South Korea

9/2012, 10/2014

 

South Africa

8-10/2006, 7/2013

Cambodia

11-12/2013

 

Costa Rica

10-12/2006

Palau

2/2014

 

India

12/2006, 10/2012

Norway

6/2014, 6-7/2016

 

Kosovo

4-5 & 9-10/2008, 5/2009

Island

8/2014

 

Philippines

6/2008, 7/2012, 7/2013

Malaysia

10/2014, 08/2015

 

Kenya

8/2008

Canada

9-10/2015

 

Seychelles

11/2008

Mozambique

10/2015

 

Turkey

01/2009, 6/2011

Tanzania

10/2015

 

Indonesia

8-9/2009, 7-9/2015

Laos PDR

11/2015

 

Serbia

9/2009, 02-4/2010

Thailand

01-02/2016

 

       

Other particular skills and expertise:

1995-1996: Diploma in “Ecological Education of National Park Visitor Groups” obtained from WWF after 31 training days in the NATURA 2000 & RAMSAR site National Park Lake Neusiedl

1996-1999: group leadership & event organisation in the National Park Lake Neusiedl related to ecotourism. Since 1996 till 2011 regular participation in a scientific bird census project in that National Park

1985-ongoing: regular participation in citizen science bird census activities with BirdLife Austria (Atlas frequency evaluation, Bird Monitoring….)

 

 

Invited refereeing [Impact factors (IF) from WoS 2015]:

·       Since 2010 for: “Global Environmental Change”/Elsevier (IF=5,679)

Ecological Economics”/Elsevier (IF=3,227)

Ecology and Society”/Resilience Alliance (IF=3,310) “Journal of Cleaner Production”/Elsevier (IF= 4,959)

  • Since 2011 for: “Sustainability”/MDPI, (IF=1,343)

African Journal of Political Science and International Relations (AJPSIR)”/ ISSN 1996-0832 (www.academicjournals.org/ajpsir)

·       Since 2012 for: “Environmental Values” (White Horse Press, Cambridge), (IF=1,343) “

  • Since 2013 of:   book proposals for Routledge Publishers
  • Since 2014 for: “Land Use Policy”/Elsevier (IF=2,768)

Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (JICZM)(http://www.aprh.pt/rgci/scientific-comission.html)

SAGE Open”/Sage (www.sageopen.com)

Global Policy”/Wiley (www.globalpolicyjournal.com)

  • Since 2015 for: “Ecosystem Services”/Elsevier (IF=4,307)

·       Since 2016 for: “Journal of Agriculture and Biodiversity Research (JABR)” (www.onlineresearchjournals.org/JABR)

PLOS one” (IF=3,057)(http://journals.plos.org/plosone/)

Chairing sessions/tracks at conferences:

  • Chair of the session no. 35 on “Governance and policy (I)” at the 16th Annual Conference of the ISDRS, Hong Kong/China, June 2010
  • Co-chair (together with Gunawansa A.) of the session no. 62 on “Legal aspects of sustainable development” at the 16th Annual Conference of the ISDRS, Hong Kong/China, June 2010
  • Chair of the Track “Legal Aspects of Sustainability” at the 20th Annual Conference of the ISDRS, Trondheim Norway, June 2014
  • Chair of the Track “Advocacy and Public Participation for Sustainability” at the 20th annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference (ISDRC), Reykjavik/Island, June 2014
  • Invited Moderator of the Session “Models, scenarios of the global future – Policy options” at the International Society for Ecological Economics - ISEE 2014 Conference, Reykjavik/Island, August 2014
  • Main organizer (together with A. Vatn & L. Loft) of a Special Session “Legal Institutions and Ecological Economics” at the 11th Biennial ESEE Conference, Leeds/Uk, 30 June - 3 July 2015
  • Chair of the Track “Legal Aspects of Sustainability” at the 21st Annual Conference of the ISDRS, Melbourne/Australia, 9th July-12th July 2015
  • Invited Chair of the session “Political economy of energy, climate change and environmental policy” at Canada and United States Societies for Ecological Economics - CANUSSEE - Joint Biennial Conference “Pathways for Change: Towards a Just and Sustainable Economy”, Vancouver, BC Canada, 1st – 4th October 2015
  • Main organizer of the side event “Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development” at the 14th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Oslo, Norway, 20th June-25th June, http://iucnael2016.no/
  • Invited Chair of the session “Corporate Environmental Accountability” at the 14th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Oslo, Norway, 22nd June, http://iucnael2016.no/
  • Main organizer (together with Suvi Borgstrom & Claas Mayer) of the selected special session “Legal Institutions and Ecological Economics” at the ISEE 2016 conference, Washington DC/USA, 26th -29th June 2016 http://www.isee2016.com
  • Invited convener of the special session “Transforming Economic Growth and Redefining Economic Measures” at the ISEE 2016 conference, Washington DC/USA, 26th -29th June 2016 http://www.isee2016.com
  • Chair of the Track “Legal Aspects of Sustainability” at the 22nd Annual Conference of the ISDRS, Lisbon/Portugal, 11th July – 15th July 2016 together with Carina Oliveira Professora Adjunta - Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Brasília, and co-organizor of the PhD workshop there http://www.isdrsconference.org/site/view/168/track-7e/
  • Main organiser (together with Professor Nicolas Ashford/MIT) of the selected special session “Law and Institutions as central Foci in the Degrowth Debate” at the 5th International Degrowth Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 30th August – 3rd Sept 2016, http://budapest.degrowth.org/

Official representations (examples)

  • Official representative of the Republic of Austria in the 1st meeting of the Access and Benefit Sharing - ABS Committee of the European Union (2/2015)
  • Expert invited by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management for meetings with the nine Austrian Provinces dealing with the national implementation of the EU Regulation on Invasive Alien Species (3/2015; 5/2015, 12/2015)

Invited refereeing for funding organizations

  • Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT): advanced research grant
  • Research Fund - Flanders (FWO) Post-doc research grant

Funded projects and awards university-based:

  • 1990: student award (“Leistungsstipendium”) University of Graz/Austria
  • 2008-4: award by Österreichische Forschungsgemeinschaft – OeFG (Austrian Research Association) (project no. 06/10461) for giving presentations at the 1st De-Growth conference in Paris/France and the 150th Conference of British Ornithologist’s Union, Leicester University/UK
  • 2009/1: Funding by European Commission’s Directorate General for Enlargement (DG ENLARG/EC) (project no. 31635) for an invited presentation as academic expert on ‘Restoration and Regulation in Wetlands of the EU on the example of Austria’, Seminar on the Water Framework Directive & Water, Wetland Management & Restoration, Konya/Turkey,

·       2009/6-10: Funding by DG ENLARG/EC (project no. ATCC IND/EXP 32287, 33751, 34119) for the invited participation as academic expert in meetings on EU-nature conservation practice and law in the Forestry Department and the Environmental Protection Department (in total 4 weeks) Nicosia/Cyprus (northern part of the island)

  • 2009/6-7: maximum amount award by OeFG (project no. 06/11155) for presentations at 15th International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) conference in Utrecht/The Netherlands and 8th European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE) Conference in Ljubljana/Slovenia.
  • 2009/09: Funding by DG ENLARG/EC (project no. INFRA IND/EXP 32314) for an invited presentation as academic expert on ‘Institutional framework of biodiversity related MEA’s and their practical implementation’, Belgrade/Republic of Serbia
  • 2009-11: Funding by DG ENLARG/EC (project no. INFRA 34322) for an invited presentation as academic expert on ‘Means of transposition and legal implication to the candidate countries regarding EU legislation for Nature Conservation’, Skopje/Republic of Macedonia
  • 2010-6: maximum amount award by OeFG (project no. 06/11588) for giving a presentation at the 16th ISDRS conference, Hong Kong/China
  • 2011-5: maximum amount award by OeFG (project no. 06/12135) for presentations at 17th ISDRS conference in New York/USA and 9th ESEE Conference in Istanbul/Turkey
  • 2014/01-2014/2: Travel grant for field research in Hokkaido/Japan from PRIMAFF (Policy Research Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery)
  • 2014-5: maximum amount award by OeFG (project no. 06/13805) for presentations at 20th ISDRS conference in Trondheim/Norway and ISEE 2014 Conference in Reykjavik/Island

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Publications:

  1. ISI-LISTED JOURNAL ARTICLES
  2. NOT ISI-LISTED JOURNAL ARTICLES
  3. MONOGRAPHIES
  4. BOOK CHAPTERS
  5. JUDICIAL REVIEWS
  6. BOOK REVIEWS
  7. CONFERENCE PAPERS
  8. OUTREACH PUBLICATIONS
  9. CONTRIBUTIONS AND DATA PROVISION

 

A.  ISI-LISTED JOURNAL ARTICLES [Impact factors (IF) of journals taken from WoS, 2015] (papers are provided on request)

 

  1. Mauerhofer V., 2008. 3-D Sustainability: An approach for priority setting in situation of conflicting interests towards a Sustainable Development, Ecological Economics (Elsevier) 63, 496-506 [IF=3,227].
  2. Hubacek K. and Mauerhofer V., 2008. Future Generations: economic, legal and institutional aspects, Futures (Elsevier) 40, 413–423 [IF= 1,242].
  3. Mauerhofer V., 2010. Missing links: How individual's can contribute to reserve policy enforcement on the example of the European Union, Biodiversity and Conservation (Springer) 19, 601-618 [IF=2,258].
  4. Mauerhofer V., 2011. A bottom-up ‘Convention-Check’ to improve top-down global protected area governance, Land Use Policy (Elsevier), 28, 877–886 [IF=2,768]
  5. Mauerhofer V., 2012. A ‘Legislation-Check’ based on '3-D Sustainability' - Addressing global precautionary land governance, Land Use Policy (Elsevier) 29, 652– 660 [IF=2,768]
  6. Huang B., Yang H., Mauerhofer V. and Guo R., 2012. Sustainability assessment of low carbon technologies case study of the building sector in China, Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier) 32, 244-250 [IF=4,959].
  7. Mauerhofer V., 2013. The 'Governance-Check': Assessing the sustainability of public spatial decision-making structures, Land Use Policy (Elsevier) 30, 328-336 [IF=2,768]
  8. Mauerhofer V., 2013. Lose less instead of win more: The failure of decoupling and perspectives for competition in a degrowth economy, Environmental Values (White Horse Press/Cambridge) 22, 43–57. [IF 2013= 1,311]
  9. Elbakidze M., Hahn T., Mauerhofer V., Angelstam P. and Axelsson R., 2013. Legal Framework for Biosphere Reserves as Learning Sites for Sustainable Development: A Comparative Analysis of Ukraine and Sweden, Ambio (Springer) 42 (2) 174-187 [IF=2,555]
  10. Mauerhofer V., Hubacek K., Coleby A., 2013. From polluter pays to provider gets: Distribution of Rights and Costs under Payments for Ecosystem Services, Ecology and Society (Resilience Alliance) 18 (4): 41. [IF=3,310]
  11. Mauerhofer V., 2013. Social capital, social capacity and social carrying capacity: perspectives for the social basics within environmental sustainability, Futures (Elsevier) 53, 63-73 [IF =1,242]
  12. Schindler S., Sebesvari Z., Damm C., Euller K., Mauerhofer V., Hermann A., Biró M, Essl F., Kanka R. Lauwaars S.G., Schulz-Zunkel C., Van der Sluis T., Kropik M, Gasso V., Krug A., Pusch M., Zulka K.P., Lazowski W., Hainz-Renetzeder C., Henle K., Wrbka T., 2014. Multifunctionality of floodplain landscapes: relating management options to ecosystem services. Landscape Ecology (Springer) 29 (2) 229-244 [IF=3,657]
  13. Mauerhofer V., Kim R.E., Stevens C., 2015. When implementation works: a comparison of Ramsar Convention implementation in different continents, Environmental Science & Policy (Elsevier) 51, 95-105 [IF =2,972]
  14. Mauerhofer V., 2016. Public Participation in Environmental Matters: Compendium, Challenges and Chances globally, Land Use Policy (Elsevier) [IF=2,768] 52, 481-491
  15. Mauerhofer V. and Larsson C., 2016. Public Participation in Environmental Matters in East Asia: judicial perspectives from the European Union, Land Use Policy (Elsevier) [IF=2,768] 52, 552-561
  16. Huang B., Mauerhofer V. and Geng Y., 2016. Analysis of Building Energy Saving Policies in Japan and China, Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier) 112, 1510-1518 [IF=4,959]
  17. Huang B., Mauerhofer V., 2016. Low Carbon Technology Assessment and Planning—Case analysis of building sector in Chongming, Shanghai, Renewable Energy (Elsevier) 86, 324-331 [IF=3,404]
  18. Huang B. and Mauerhofer V., 2016. Life cycle sustainability assessment of ground source heat pump in Shanghai, China. Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier) 119, 207-214 [IF=4,959]
  19. Mauerhofer V., 2016. Introduction to the Special Issue: Public participation in Environmental and Land Use Policy in East Asia, Land Use Policy (Elsevier) [IF=2,768] 52, 477-480
  20. Dudley N., Harrison I.J., Kettunen M., Madgwick J., Mauerhofer V., 2016. Natural solutions for water management of the future: Freshwater protected areas at the 6th World Parks Congress, Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems (Wiley) [IF =2,415] (accepted)
  21. Schindler S., O’Neill F.H., Biró M, Damm C., Gasso V., Kanka R., Van der Sluis T., Krug A., Lauwaars S. G., Sebesvari Z., Pusch M., Baranovsky B., Ehlert T., Neukirchen B., Martin J. R., Euller K., Mauerhofer V., Wrbka T., Multifunctional floodplain management and biodiversity effects: a knowledge synthesis for six European countries, Biodiversity and Conservation (Springer) [IF=2,365] (accepted)

·        Review in progress: Ding X., Zhou C., Mauerhofer V., Zhong W., Wang J., Liao Y., Li G., From Environmental Soundness to Sustainable Development: How to Determine the Baseline and Allocation of Eco-compensation in Environmentally Sensitive Areas of Developing Countries, Land Use Policy (Elsevier) [IF=2,768]

·        Review in progress: Zhong W., Ding X., Zhou C., Mauerhofer V., Wang J., Liao Y., Li G.,  Integrating Adaptive Governance and Ecosystem Services Evaluation Methods: A Methodology for Steering Regional Development towards Sustainability Transition, Environmental Science & Policy [IF =2,972]

·        Review in progress: Li W. and Mauerhofer V., Behavioral Patterns of Environmental Performance Evaluation Programs, Journal of Environmental Management (Elsevier) [IF=3,131]

·        Review in progress: Ding X., Zhou C., Mauerhofer V., Zhong W., Wang J., Liao Y., Li G.,  From Environmental Soundness to Sustainable Development How to Determine the Baseline and Allocation of Eco-compensation in Environmentally Sensitive Areas in Developing Countries, Sustainability (MDPI) [IF =1,343]

·        Review in progress: Mauerhofer V., Environmental Conservation and Change: A Global Conceptual Framework for analysing Property Rights and Compensation, Sustainability Science (Springer) [IF=2,494]

·        Review in progress: Mauerhofer V., Ichinose T., Blackwell B.D., Willig M.R., Flint C.G., Krause M.S. and Penker M., Underuse of social-ecological systems: A research agenda for addressing its challenges to biocultural diversity, Land Use Policy (Elsevier) [IF= 2,768]

B. NOT ISI-LISTED JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

  1. Volker Mauerhofer, Erste Ergebnisse einer Revierkartierung in einer bäuerlichen Kulturlandschaft im nordoststeirischen Berg- und Hügelland (Probefläche Kremschlag) [First results of a territory survey in a farmland area of northeastern Styria], Vogelkundliche Nachrichten aus Ostösterreich [Ornithological news from Eastern Austria], Heft 2/1995, 46-52
  2. Volker Mauerhofer, Das Schutzgebietssystem „Natura 2000“ nach den Richtlinien 79/409/EWG („Vogelschutz-Richtlinie“) und 92/43/EWG („Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie“) [The protected area system according to the Directive 79/409/EEC (‚Birds-Directive’) and 92/43/EEC (‚Fauna-Flora-Habitats-Directive’)], Recht der Umwelt (RdU - Manz) [Law of the Environment – Manz Publishers] http://www.manz.at/index.html?load=/zeitschriften/index.html&navi=zeitschriften ] 1999, Heft 3, 83-92
  3. Volker Mauerhofer, Forstrechtlicher Handlungsbedarf durch EU-Richtlinien [Action need in forestry law through EU-Directives], RdU [Law of the Environment] 2001, Heft 4, 130-137
  4. Volker Mauerhofer, Zur rechtlichen Umsetzung der Nachhaltigkeit in Österreich [On the legal implementation of Sustainability in Austria], RdU [Law of the Environment] 2004, Heft 3, 84-90 (erster Teil) [First part] download
  5. Volker Mauerhofer, Zur rechtlichen Umsetzung der Nachhaltigkeit in Österreich [On the legal implementation of Sustainability in Austria], RdU [Law of the Environment] 2004, Heft 4, 130-137 (zweiter Teil) [Second part] download
  6. Volker Mauerhofer, NGOs und Einzelpersonen im UVP-Feststellungsverfahren [NGOs and Individuals in the procedure on the decision whether to implement an Environmental Impact Assessment], RdU [Law of the Environment] 2006 Heft 1, 9-18 download
  7. Volker Mauerhofer, Tier- und naturschutzrechtliche Überlegungen zum Singvogelfang [Thoughts from the animal and conservation law perspectives on catching songbirds], ZfV (Zeitschrift für Verwaltung – LexisNexis) [Journal for Administration – LexisNexis http://www.lexisnexis.at/?a=g ] 2/2006 195-207
  8. Volker Mauerhofer, Wildökologische Korridorplanung in der öffentlich- und zivilrechtlichen Raumordnung [Ecologicals corridors for wild animals in civil and public spatial planning law], bbl (Baurechtliche Blätter – Springer) [Construction Law Papers – Springer http://www.springer.com/springerwiennewyork/law/journal/738 ] 2/2008 1-14
  9. Volker Mauerhofer, Pläne, Projekte, Programme - Zu den Prüfobjekten gemeinschaftsrechtlicher, umweltrelevanter Verträglichkeitsprüfungen und deren nationaler Umsetzung [Plans, Projects and Programms – on the assessment objects of EU environmental assessments and their national implementation], ZfV (Zeitschrift für Verwaltung – LexisNexis) [Journal for Administration – LexisNexis] 2008/3, 24-35.
  10. Volker Mauerhofer, ‘Biodiversity damage’ liability in the Environmental Liability Directive – its definition and delimitation from more stringent EU, international and national norms, Environmental law network international review (elni review) 1/2008, 19-24 download http://www.elni.org
  11. Volker Mauerhofer, Zur Ausweisung von Besonderen Schutzgebieten (Natura 2000) [About the classification of Special Protected Areas (Natura 2000)], RdU 2011 [Law of the Environment] RdU [Law of the Environment] 2011 Heft 1, 12-20 download essay and download related judgement
  12. Schindler S., Kropik M., Euller K., Bunting S.W., Schulz-Zunkel C., Hermann A., Hainz-Renetzeder C., Kanka R., Mauerhofer V., Gasso V., Krug A., Lauwaars S.G., Zulka K.P., Henle K., Hoffmann M., Biró M., Essl F., Jaquier S., Balázs L., Borics G., Hudin S., Damm C., Pusch M., van der Sluis T., Sebesvari Z. and Wrbka T., 2013. Floodplain management in temperate regions: is multifunctionality enhancing biodiversity? Environmental Evidence 2:10 http://www.environmentalevidencejournal.org/content/pdf/2047-2382-2-10.pdf
  13. Mauerhofer V., 2015, Vorhabensprüfung und Maßnahmen für Besondere Schutzgebiete (Natura 2000). [Assessment of activities and measures regarding Special Protected Areas (Natura 2000)], RdU [Law of the Environment] 5, 4, 151-156 (Teil 1/part 1). Download
  14. Mauerhofer V., 2015, Vorhabensprüfung und Maßnahmen für Besondere Schutzgebiete (Natura 2000). [Assessment of activities and measures regarding Special Protected Areas (Natura 2000)], RdU [Law of the Environment] 5, 186-191 (Teil 2/part 2) Download
  15. Mauerhofer V., 2016, Gemeinschafts- und verfassungsrechtlicher Handlungsbedarf im Forstrecht [Action need due to Community and Constitutional law in the forestry law], RdU [Law of the Environment] 02 (Teil 1/part 1) 57-60. Download
  16. Mauerhofer V., 2016, Gemeinschafts- und verfassungsrechtlicher Handlungsbedarf im Forstrecht [Action need due to Community and Constitutional law in the forestry law], RdU [Law of the Environment] 03. (Teil 2/part 2) 107-114. Download
  17. Borgström S. and Mauerhofer V., 2016. Developing general design principles for bio-economy law: towards adaptive and proactive regulation, Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law, International Bar Association, 1-34, DOI:10.1080/02646811.2016.1200349.

 

C. MONOGRAPHIES

 

  1. Mauerhofer V., 1992. Das Ausgedinge: allgemeine Grundlagen und besondere Probleme [The cottage of estate reserved for use by parents: general basics and special problems], Diploma Thesis, University of Graz/Austria, pp. 100.
  2. Mauerhofer V., 1998. Nationalparkrecht – Im Spannungsfeld von bundesstaatlicher Kompetenzverteilung, Europarecht und Naturschutzpolitik [National Park Law – In the area of conflict between competence distribution in a Federal State, EU-law and Nature Conservation Politics], Umweltbundesamt [Federal Environmental Agency], Bericht [Report] Nr. 129, pp. 375. http://www.umweltbundesamt.at/fileadmin/site/publikationen/BE129.pdf
  3. Mauerhofer V., 1999. Mehrjährige Raumnutzung einer Avizönose in einem nordoststeirischen Kulturlandschaftsausschnitt [Multiannual spatial use through a wild bird community of a farmland area of northeastern Styria], Diploma Thesis, University of Vienna/Austria, pp. 99.
  4. Mauerhofer V., 2003. “Socially Responsible Investment“ – a discussion of relative and absolute environmental values, Master Thesis, University of Leeds/United Kingdom, pp. 75.
  5. Mauerhofer V., 2003. Schutz wandernder Tierarten im Aufwind: Grundlagen zur Umsetzung der Bonner Konvention in Österreich [Protection of migrating species in the upwind – basics for the implementation of the Bonn Convention – CMS in Austria], WWF-Studie Nr. 50, ISBN 3-901458-20-4, pp. 54 (excl. Annexe)
  6. Mauerhofer V., 2006. Wildökologische Korridore in der österreichischen Raumordnung: Möglichkeiten zur raumplanerischen Sicherung wildökologischer Korridore mit Mitteln des öffentlichen und des Privatrechts [Ecologicals corridors for wild animals in the Austrian spatial planning: opportunities for ensurging ecologicals corridors for wild animals through civil and public law], ASFINAG/BMVIT/WWF, pp. 85
  7. Mauerhofer V., 2011. Rechtswissenschaftliche Kurzstudie zum Artenschutz nach Österreichischen Naturschutz-, Jagd- und Fischereirecht anhand ausgewählter Beispiele [Short Legal Study regarding the Species Preservation according to Austrian Conservation-, Hunting and Fishery Law based on selected examples] Naturschutzbund/WWF/BirdLife pp. 78, download under (accessed at 7th January 2013 at http://www.naturschutzbund.at/rechtliche_grundlagen.html)

D. BOOK CHAPTERS

 

  1. Otto Samwald und Volker Mauerhofer, Steirisches Joglland [Styrian Joglland], in: Michael Dvorak und Eva Karner, Important Bird Areas in Österreich [Important Birds Areas in Austria], Umweltbundesamt (1995) Monographien Bd. 71 337-340
  2. Volker Mauerhofer, Zur Umsetzung der Vogelschutz-Richtlinie in Österreich – rechtliche Aspekte [On the implementation of the Birds Directive in Austria – legal aspects], 112-169, in Karner/Ranner/Mauerhofer, Handlungsbedarf für Österreich zur Erfüllung der EU-Vogelschutzrichtlinie2 [Need for action in Austria on the implementation of the EU-Birds-Directive], Umweltbundesamt [Federal Environmental Agency] (1997), Report Nr. 144, 169 pp. http://www.umweltbundesamt.at/fileadmin/site/publikationen/R144.pdf
  3. Volker Mauerhofer, Artentexte jeweils zu Sperlingskauz - Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum L.) [gemeinsam mit P. Sackl], Rauhfußkauz – Tengmalm’s Owl (Aegolius funereus L.), Hohltaube – Stock Dove (Columba oeneas L.), Straßentaube – Feral Pigeon (Columba livia f. domestica, GMELIN), [Descriptions of four Bird Species], in Sackl P. und O. Samwald, Die Brutvögel der Steiermark [The Breeding Birds of Styria], BirdLife Landesgruppe Steiermark/Steirisches Landesmuseum Joaneum (Hsg.), Verlag Styria (1997) 152-155, 170-171, 176-177
  4. Volker Mauerhofer, Rechtliche Instrumente zum Schutz des Lafnitztales [Legal instruments for the protection of the Lafnitz river valley]. In: Umweltbundesamt (Hrsg) [Federal Environmental Agency (Ed.)] Das Lafnitztal: Flusslandschaft im Herzen Europas, Ramsar Bericht [The Lafnitz river valley: riverine landscape in the heart of Europe – Ramsar report], NWV – Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag (2005) 32-34
  5. Volker Mauerhofer, Austria: Lauteracher Ried. In: Justice and Environment European Network of Environmental Law Organisations (Ed.), Natura 2000 Case Study Collection (2007) 45-56 download
  6. Mauerhofer V., 2008. Conservation of wildlife in the European Union with a focus on Austria, In: Panjwani R. (Ed.), Wildlife Law–A global perspective, American Bar Association(ABA)-Publishing/Cleveland, 1-55
  7. Mauerhofer V. and Samwald O., 2009. Steirisches Joglland [Styrian Joglland], in: Dvorak M. (Hrsg.): Important Bird Areas in Österreich. Vorrangsgebiete für den Vogelschutz in Österreich [Important Birds Areas in Austria. Priority areas for Bird Protection in Austria], Verlag Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien, 446-451.
  8. Mauerhofer V., 2013. ‘Rechtsaspekte des „Biodiversitätsschadens’ nach der EU-Umwelthaftungs-Richtlinie [Legal aspects of damage on biodiversity according to the EC Environmental Liability Directive]. In: Schulev-Steindl E. (Ed.), „Ressourcenknappheit, Umwelthaftung und Partizipation [Ressource scarcity, environmental liability and participation], BOKU:Recht, Band 1, Manz-Verlag (Manz Publisher) 49-67
  9. Mauerhofer V. and Nyacuru F., 2014. Biodiversity, migratory species and natural heritage. In P.G. Harris (Ed.) Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics (Invited contribution) 481-493.
  10. Mauerhofer V., 2014. Challenging the labyrinth: sustainable scales, trade-offs and perspectives through Environmental Law. In Sancin V. and M. Kovič-Dine (Eds.) International Environmental Law: Contemporary Concerns and Challenges in 2014. Ius Software, d.o.o, GV Založba, 25-42
  11. Mauerhofer V., Galle E. and Onida M., The Alpine Convention: a legal framework for enhancing transboundary conservation. In: Vasilijević, M., Zunckel, K., McKinney, M., Erg, B., Schoon, M., Rosen Michel, T. (Eds.) 2015. Transboundary Conservation: A systematic and integrated approach. Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 23, Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. xii + 107 pp. (p. 40) (Invited contribution) http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/gpap_home/gpap_news/?21369/New-global-guidance-on-transboundary-conservation
  12. Mauerhofer V., 2015. Introduction. In: Mauerhofer V. (Ed.) Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp. 1-10. http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319260198
  13. Mauerhofer V., 2015. 3-D Sustainability and its contribution to governance assessment in legal terms: examples and perspectives. In: Mauerhofer V. (Ed.) Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp. 35-56. http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319260198
  14. Mauerhofer V., 2015. Property rights and their embedding: conceptionalizing a global framework for participation in envisaged additional environmental depletion. In: Mauerhofer V. (Ed.) Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues, Springer, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp. 251-270. http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319260198
  15. Mauerhofer V., 2015. Conclusions. In: Mauerhofer V. (Ed.) Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp. 631-640. http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319260198
  16. Mauerhofer V., Galle E. and Onida M., 2016. Chapter 9: The Alpine Convention and Wilderness Protection. In: Bastmeijer K. (Ed.), ‘Wilderness Protection in Europe: The Role of International, European and National Law’, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge/Uk, 199-221 (Invited contribution)
  17. Mauerhofer V., 2016. Chapter 11: Wilderness Protection in Austria. In: Bastmeijer K. (Ed.), ‘Wilderness Protection in Europe: The Role of International, European and National Law’, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge/Uk, 247-268 (Invited contribution)
  18. Mauerhofer V., Essl I., 2016. Conflicting Interests and Practical Solutions: Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change Laws on the Example of Vienna/Austria In. Vasilka Sancin, Maša Kovič Dine (eds.), International Environmental Law: Greening the Urban Living, University of Ljublijana/Faculty of Law and Literalis Ltd., 162-184.
  19. In print: Hubacek K. & Mauerhofer V., Environmental governance & future generations. In: O'Hara P.A. (Ed.) International Encyclopedia of Public Policy: Global Governance & Development. GPERU: Perth
    • Under Review for submission to different Special Issues envisaged: Mauerhofer V., and Hayashi T., Identifying legal priorities for policy making: a forest-society-economy context analysed by 3-D Sustainability.

E. JUDICIAL REVIEWS

 

  1. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-166/97, Kommission/Frankreich, Erhaltung des Mündungsgebietes der Seine – VSchRL, EU-Info August 1999 [European Court of Justice (ECJ) Judicial review on a case related to the Birds Directive]
  2. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-96/98, Kommission/Frankreich, Erhaltung des Sumpfgebietes des Poitou (Marais poitevin) – VSchRL, EU-Info December 1999 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Birds Directive]
  3. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-371/98, First Corporate Shipping Ltd, Mündungsgebiet des Severn – FFH-RL, EU-Info December 2000 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Habitats Directive]
  4. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-374/98, Kommission/Frankreich, Gebiet Basses Corbières, VSch-RL/FFH-RL, EU-Info Jänner 2001 http://www.umweltdachverband.at/cgi-bin/eubuero/euinfo_neu/inhalt.pl?jahr=2001&nummer=1 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Birds and Habitats Directives]
  5. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-371/98, First Corporate Shipping Ltd, Mündungsgebiet des Severn – FFH-RL, RdU 2001, Heft 1, 18-22. [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Habitats Directive]
  6. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidungen des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-67/99, C-71/99 und C-220/99, Kommission/Frankreich, unvollständige Schutzgebietsliste – FFH-RL, EU-Info Oktober 2001 http://www.umweltdachverband.at/cgi-bin/eubuero/euinfo_neu/inhalt.pl?jahr=2001&nummer=9+10 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Habitats Directive]
  7. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-182/02, Ligue pour la protection des oiseaux u. a.  - Ausnahmen vom Vogelschutz, RdU 2004 Heft 3, 108-109 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Birds Directive] download
  8. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-201/02, Delana Wells – NVP-Antragsbefugnis und Beweislastumkehr aufgrund von Direktwirkung, RdU [Law of the Environment] 2004 Heft 4, 146-148 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive and public paticipation]
  9. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-127/02, Niederländisches Waddenmeer – Naturverträglichkeitsprüfung Antragsbefugnis und Beweislastumkehr aufgrund von Direktwirkung, RdU [Law of the Environment] 2005 Heft 4, 171-176  [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Birds and Habitats Directives] download
  10. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-06/04, Kommission/Vereinigtes Königreich - Zur unzureichenden normativen Umsetzung der Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie, RdU [Law of the Environment] 2006 Heft 2, 79-82 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Habitats Directive] download
  11. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-508/03, Kommission/Vereinigtes Königreich - Rechtssicherheit und UVP-Zeitpunkt in mehrstufigen Genehmigungsverfahren, RdU [Law of the Environment] 2007 Heft 2, 58-60 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive] download
  12. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-508/04, Kommission/Österreich - Ländersäumnisse im FFH-Naturschutz führen zu Ersatzkompetenz des Bundes, RdU [Law of the Environment] 2007 Heft 4, 133-136 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Habitats Directive] download
  13. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-507/04, Kommission/Österreich - Ländersäumnisse in Jagd und Naturschutz betreffend EU-Vogelarten führen wiederum zu Ersatzkompetenz des Bundes, RdU [Law of the Environment] 2008 Heft 6, 205-209 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Birds Directive]  download
  14. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-75/08, Mellor - Antragsrecht auf Begründung und Rechtsmittelbefugnis Betroffener bei Entscheidung auf Nichtdurchführung einer UVP, RdU [Law of the Environment] 2009 Heft 5, 170-174 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive and public paticipation] download
  15. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-263/08, Djurgården-Lilla Värtans Miljöskyddsförening“ (kurz „DVN“) - Zum Umfang des Anfechtungsrechts der betroffenen UVP-Öffentlichkeit, RdU [Law of the Environment] 2010 Heft 3, 95-99 [ECJ-Judicial review on a case related to the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive and public paticipation] download

 

F. BOOK REVIEWS

 

  1. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung des Buches NATURA 2000. Das Schutzgebietssystem der EU. [Review of the book NATURA 2000. The protected area system of the EU] Von Bernd D. Rajal und Andreas Tschugguel, Verlag Manz, Wien 2004. 100 Seiten, ZfV [Journal for Administrative Law] 3/2005, 340
  2. Volker Mauerhofer, Besprechung des Kommentars ForstG [Review of the Commentary on Forestry Law], 3. völlig neu bearbeitete Auflage. Von Christian Brawenz/Martin Kind/Peter Reindl. Manz, Wien 2005, 786 Seiten, RdU [Law of the Environment] 2007 Heft 5 216.

 

G. CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

 

Papers published in refereed conference proceedings

  1. Mauerhofer V., 2006.  Wars of values and labyrinths of definitions – criterion choice with Socially Responsible Investment, ISEE 2006 - Conference Proceedings, New Dehli, India, 16th - 18th December www.isee2006.com
  2. Mauerhofer V., 2006. 3D-Sustainability: an approach for priority setting in situation of conflicting interests towards a Sustainable Development, ISEE 2006 - Conference Proceedings, New Dehli, India, 16th - 18th December www.isee2006.com
  3. Mauerhofer V., 2008. Lose less instead of win more: The failure of decoupling and perspectives of a redirected competition in a de-growth economy, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Economic De-Growth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity, Paris, France, 18th – 19th April, 208-212
  4. Mauerhofer V., 2008. Missing links: how individual ornithologists could contribute to reserve policy enforcement – with a focus on the EU policies and laws, in: Birds in response to global change: from ornithology to policy, Proceedings of the BOU's 150th anniversary conference, Leicester, Uk 18th – 19th April.
  5. Mauerhofer V., 2008. ‘3-D Sustainability’ revisited: a further exploration of perspectives for a sustainable development decision support concept’, Proceedings of the Tenth Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), entitled “ISEE 2008 Nairobi: Applying Ecological Economics for Social and Environmental Sustainability”, Nairobi, Kenya, 7th – 11th August http://www.ecoeco.org/conference08.php
  6. Mauerhofer V., 2008. ‘The concept of 3-D Sustainability for priority setting within sustainable development and an exploration of its perspectives’ Proceedings of the international conference ‘Sustainable development twenty years on: New theoretical interpretations, methodological innovations, and fields of further exploration’, Lille (Villeneuve d’Ascq), France, CLERSE (Lille Centre of sociological and economic studies), 20th-22nd November
  7. Mauerhofer V., 2009.  The “Convention-Check” - an instrument for improving biodiversity governance of large scale conservation areas on the example of the National Park Thayatal/Austria, Proceedings of the International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics named ' Transformation, Innovation and Adaptation for Sustainability – Integrating Natural and Social Sciences ', Ljubljana, Slovenia, 29th June - 2nd July http://www.esee2009.si/ESEE2009.html
  8. Mauerhofer V., 2009. ‘Legislation check based on ‚3-D Sustainability’ – an approach for global precautionary governance change’, Proceedings of the 15th International Sustainable Development Research Conference 2009 named ’15th AISDRC: Taking up the Global Challenge’ of the International Sustainable Development Research Society, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 5th July - -8th July http://globalchallenge2009.geo.uu.nl
  9. Mauerhofer V., 2010. ‘The Convention-Check'-impact: Improved multi-level biodiversity governance on the example of the National Park Thaya Valley/Austria’, Proceedings of the Conference ‘Governance of Natural Resources in a Multi-Level Context’, Umweltforschungszentrum (UFZ), Leipzig, Germany, 20th – 22th January http://governat.eu/conference/
  10. Mauerhofer V., 2010. ‘Social capital, capacity and carrying capacity: exploring basics of ‘socially sustainable economic degrowth’, Proceedings of the ‘2nd International Conference on Degrowth and Social Equity’, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 26th -29th March http://www.degrowth.eu/v1/
  11. Mauerhofer V., 2010. ‘The legal impact of Multilateral Environmental Agreements on large scale biodiversity conservation areas: experiences from a ‘Convention Check’ of an Austrian National Park.’, Proceedings of the ‘16th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference 2010’, Hong Kong, China, 29.5.-01.06. http://www.kadinst.hku.hk/sdconf10/
  12. Mauerhofer V., 2010. ‘A Legislation check based on ‚3-D Sustainability’: addressing global precautionary governance change’, Proceedings of the 2010 International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) Conference, Oldenburg and Bremen, Germany 22nd – 25th August http://www.isee2010.org/
  13. Hubacek K., Mauerhofer Volker & Coleby A., 2010. ‘From polluter pays to beneficiary pays: Distribution of rights and costs under PES (payment for ecosystem services)’, Proceedings of the 2010 International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) Conference, Oldenburg and Bremen, Germany 22nd – 25th August http://www.isee2010.org/
  14. Mauerhofer V., 2011. ‘A legislation check based on ,3-D Sustainability’: addressing conservation governance of Small Island Developing States’, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Governance for Sustainable Development of Caribbean Small Island developing States, University of Netherlands Antilles, Willemstad, Curaçao 4th-7th March www.sidsgg.com
  15. Mauerhofer V., 2011. ‘The ‘Governance Check’: assessing the adequacy of governance structures by ‘3-D Sustainability’, Extended abstract included in the proceedings of the 17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Earth Institute Columbia University, New York, USA 8th-10th May http://isdrc17.ei.columbia.edu/
  16. Mauerhofer V., 2011. ‘Social capital, social capacity and social carrying capacity: exploring the social basics of a sustainable development’, Extended abstract included in the proceedings of the 17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Earth Institute Columbia University, New York, USA, 8th-10th May http://isdrc17.ei.columbia.edu/
  17. Mauerhofer V., 2011. ‘The ‘Governance-Check’: Assessing the adequacy of governance structures by ‘3-D Sustainability’, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul,Turkey, 14th-17th June http://www.esee2011.org
  18. Mauerhofer V., 2011. Social capital, social capacity and social carrying capacity: exploring the social basics of a sustainable development, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 14th-17th June http://www.esee2011.or
  19. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘The ‘Governance Check’: Assessing the institutional framework for the behaviour of environmental public decision makers’, proceedings of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) 2012 Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16th –19th June 2012, Brazil, 18th June http://www.isee2012.org/
  20. Mauerhofer V., 2012. Ignorance and uncertainty in conservation conflicts: solutions from EU biodiversity policies’, Proceedings of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) 2012 Conference 16th –19th June 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 19th June 2012 http://www.isee2012.org/
  21. Mauerhofer V., 2012 'Ecosystem Services in EU nature conservation: policy insights and practical implementation' Proceedings of the 18th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Hull, Uk, 24th-26th June, www.hull.ac.uk/isdrc18
  22. Mauerhofer V., 2012 'Ignorance and uncertainty in conservation conflicts: solutions from EU biodiversity decision making' Proceedings of the 18th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Hull, UK, 24th-26th  June, www.hull.ac.uk/isdrc18
  23. Mauerhofer V., 'Ignorance, uncertainty and biodiversity conservation: decision-making by the European Court of Justice', Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Lille University, Lille, France, 18th-21st June http://esee2013.sciencesconf.org/
  24. Noelia Zafra Calvo and Mauerhofer V., 2013 'Defining cost-effective strategies for off-reserve conservation actions in human-dominated landscapes', Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Lille University, Lille, France, 18th-21st June http://esee2013.sciencesconf.org/
  25. Mauerhofer V. and Nyacuru F., 2013 'Distributional Dimensions of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES): General Issues and Critical Aspects', Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 30th June–3rd July, http://www.isdrc19.co.za DOWNLOAD
  26. Zafra Calvo N. and Mauerhofer V., 2013 'Developing a framework to define cost-effective conservation strategies in human-dominated landscapes', Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 30th June – 3rd July http://www.isdrc19.co.za DOWNLOAD
  27. Mauerhofer V., 2014, “3-D Sustainability and its contribution to governance assessment in legal terms: examples and perspectives”, Paper Proceedings of the 20th annual International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference, held in Trondheim, Norway, 18th-20th June, pp. 647-654 http://isdrs2014.org/

109.                   Mauerhofer V., 2014, “Property rights and their embedding: conceptionalizing a global framework for participation in envisaged additional environmental depletion”, Paper Proceedings of the 20th annual International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference, held in Trondheim, Norway, 18th-20th June, pp. 673-684, http://isdrs2014.org/ DOWNLOAD

Papers published in non-refereed conference proceedings

  1. Volker Mauerhofer, Statement 2 Jahre Mineralrohstoffgesetz [Statement 2 years Mineral Resources Act]. In: Umweltbundesamt [Federal Environmental Agency], ÖGNU - Umweltdachverband, text.um 2/01, Dokumentation Workshop „Zwei Jahre Mineralrohstoffgesetz – Erfahrungen & Ausblick“ [Workshop documentation ‘2 years Mineral Resources Act – Experiences & Outlook’] v. 11.12.2000 (2001) 27-28
  2. Volker Mauerhofer, Unterschiede in den österreichischen Naturschutzgesetzen und deren juristische Eignung im Hinblick auf internationale Verpflichtungen [Differences in Austrian Conservation Acts and their adequacy regarding international obligations]. In: Umweltbundesamt [Federal Environmental Agency], WaldNaturSchutz, Tagungsbericht Nr. 29, (2001) 97-102 http://www.umweltbundesamt.at/fileadmin/site/publikationen/CP029.pdf
  3. Volker Mauerhofer, Der “Biodiversitätsschaden”: Umsetzungsbedarf auch unter Berücksichtigung des “GMO-Schadens” [The ‚Biodiversity Damage’: need for implementation also under consideration of the ‚GMO-damage’], in: Bundesarbeiterkammer (Hrsg) [Federal Chamber of Labour (Ed)], Umsetzung der Umwelthaftungsrichtlinie in Österreich, Tagungsband, Informationen zur Umweltpolitik [Implementation of the EU-Environmental Liability Directive in Austria, Meeting Documentation, Informations to Environmental Politics] 174 (2007) 38-44 http://wien.arbeiterkammer.at/bilder/d58/UHRL.pdf

 

H. OUTREACH PUBLICATIONS (see more in the CV-pdf)

 

  • Mauerhofer V., 1991. Bedrohte Fauna und Flora um Birkfeld – Der Eisvogel [Threatened Fauna and Flora around Birkfeld - ], Birkfeld Aktuell Nr. 66, 4
  • Mauerhofer V., 1991. Bedrohte Fauna und Flora um Birkfeld – Die Schlingnatter [Threatened Fauna and Flora around Birkfeld – Natrix tessalata], Birkfeld Aktuell Nr. 68, 5
  • Mauerhofer V., 1992. Bedrohte Fauna und Flora um Birkfeld – Der Schwalbenschwanz [Threatened Fauna and Flora around Birkfeld – The Papillion Butterfly], Birkfeld Aktuell Nr. 70, 6
  • Mauerhofer V., 1993. Bedrohte Fauna und Flora um Birkfeld – Der Rotrückenwürger [Threatened Fauna and Flora around Birkfeld – The Red-Backed Shrike], Birkfeld Aktuell Nr. 74, 12
  • Mauerhofer V., 1994. Bedrohte Fauna und Flora der Nordoststeiermark – Der Schwarzstorch, ein wanderndes „Mauerblümchen“ [Threatened Fauna and Flora of North Eastern Styria – The Black Stork], Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 2 p.10
  • Mauerhofer V., 1994. Bedrohte Fauna und Flora der Nordoststeiermark – Der Bieber – ein heimlicher „Flußarchidekt“ [Threatened Fauna and Flora North Eastern Styria – The Beaver], Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 4, Juli, 12-13
  • Mauerhofer V., 1995. Bedrohte Fauna und Flora der Nordoststeiermark – Ein Fischdieb? Der Graureiher [Threatened Fauna and Flora North Eastern Styria – The Grey Heron], Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 3, April, 10
  • Mauerhofer V., 1995. Die Vogelwelt von Waisenegg [The Birds Community of Waisenegg], in: Gemeinde Waisenegg bei Birkfeld (Hrsg), Gemeindechronik „700 Jahre Waisenegg 1295-1995“ Waisenegg [Local community cronicle „700 years Waisenegg 1295-1995] 45 – 48
  • Mauerhofer V., 2000. Besonderheiten des Jogllandes – Vogelarten in Gschaid [Specialities of the Joglland – bird species of Gschaid], in: Gemeinde Gschaid bei Birkfeld (Hrsg), Gemeindechronik „Gschaid bei Birkfeld“ [Local community cronicle „Gschaid bei Birkfeld“] 31–34.

 

  • Mauerhofer V., 2008, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 2, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Die Umwelt und wir“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: The environment and we“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2008, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 3, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Die Nordoststeiermark und der Naturschutz“, 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2008, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 5, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Die Zukunft der Landwirtschaft“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: The future of agriculture“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2008, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe Nr. [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] 6, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Schutz vor Wasser und Schutz von Wasser“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Protection of water and against water“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2009, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 1, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Landschaftselemente in Not“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Landscape elements in danger“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2009, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 3, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Wald oder Forst? Das ist hier die Frage“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Woods or forests? That’s the question“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2009, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 4, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Raum-(un)-ordnung“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Spatial-(un)-planning“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2009, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 5, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Wasserkraft – Für und Wider“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Hydropower – Pro’s and Con‘s“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2009, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 5, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Die Sache mit der Jagd“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: The hunting issue“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2009. Der Schein des Unendlichen trügt, in ‚Ist Naturschutz Luxus?’ [The Appearances of infinity is deceiving in ‚Is Nature a luxury’] NATUR & Land, 95/3, 13-14.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2010, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 1, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Klimawandel“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Climate Change“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2010, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 2, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Osterfeuer und Naturschutz [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Cultural Eastern fire and conservation“]“, 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2010, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 3, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Alle Vögel sind schon da!(?) [Comment „Environmental thoughts: All birds are already here!(?)“]“, 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2010, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 4, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Kinder-Umwelt [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Children-Environment“]“, 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2010, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 5, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Pilze und Beeren: alles gratis und doch wertvoll [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Mushrooms and berries: for free but not valueless“]“, 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2010, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 6, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Das Futterhäuschen für die Vögel“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: A feeding station for birds“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2011, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 1, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Weihnachten und die Umwelt“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Christmas and the Environment“], 14.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2011, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 2, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Alte Hochstämmige Obstbäume“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Old orchards“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2011, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 3, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Blütenreiche Wiesen und der Muttertag“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Flowering meadows and Mother’s day“], 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2011, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 4, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Lebensadern in der Landschaft: Wiesenbäche [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Lifelines in the landscape: meadow ditches“]“, 15.
  • Mauerhofer V., 2011, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe [North Eastern Styrian Home View, edition] Nr. 5, Glosse „Um-Welt-Gedanken: Sommerfeste und Natur“ [Comment „Environmental thoughts: Summer festivals in the nature“], 14.

·        Mauerhofer V. and Felister Nyacuru, 2012. Checks for institutional reform towards green economy. UNU online journal “OurWorld 2.0”. [online 31 May 2012 http://unu.edu/articles/development-governance/checks-for-institutional-reform-towards-green-economy]

  • Tiefenbach M., Trummer E., Mauerhofer V., 2013. Der Schwarzstorch - Aufruf zur Meldung von Beobachtungen, Nordoststeirischer Heimatblick, Ausgabe Nr. 2, 10 http://www.heimatblick.at/heimatblick/april13/seite_09_bis_16.pdf
  • Mauerhofer V., 2014, Biodiversity Conservation and Protected Area Management, in Kobayashi M. and N. Kaneko, Casebook on Environmental Leadership and Career Development, Yokohama National University, Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Leadership Development Program for Sustainable Living with Environmental Risks (SLER) Yokohama/Japan, 66-67 [link in CV-pdf provided above]
  • Mauerhofer V., 2014, Ignorance, Uncertainty and Biodiversity: Decision Making By the Court of Justice of the European Union. Jean Monnet Working Paper Series Environment and Internal Market, Vol. 2014/8, 10 pp. [link in CV-pdf provided above]
  • Mauerhofer V., 2015, Rechtsaspekte zu Natura 2000 und Wald, in Kuratorium Wald/Initiative Österreich 2025 (Hrsg), Natura 2000 und Wald: Handbuch und Fachbeiträge zur Umsetzung des Europäischen Schutzgebietsnetzwerks Natura 2000 in Österreichs Wäldern, Wien/Österreich [Legal Aspects of Natura 2000 and Forest, in Curatorium Forest/Initiative Austria 2025 (Ed), Natura 2000 and Forest: Handbook and expertise on the implementation of EU’s protected areas network in Austria’s forests, Vienna/Austria “], 120-122 http://natura2000.wald.or.at/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Handbuch_Natura-2000-und-Wald.pdf
  • Mauerhofer V., 2015, Assessment of individual PAs’ contribution to environmental conventions, SolutionsExplorer, Panorama – Inspiring Protected Area Solutions, http://www.solutionsexplorer.org/solutions/assessment-of-individual-pas-contribution-to-environmental-conventions

 

 

I. CONTRIBUTIONS AND DATA PROVISION

 

  • Mitarbeit durch  Überarbeitung des rechtlichen Teiles von „Grundlagen für die Umsetzung des ökosystemaren Ansatzes des Übereinkommens über die Biologische Vielfalt“ [Contribution through review of the legal part of ‚Basics for the implementation of the ecosystems approach of the Convention on Biological Diversity], Umweltbundesamt [Federal Environmental Agency] (2003), Bericht Nr. 153, pp. 390
  • Datensammlung und Datenbereitstellung für Dvorak M., Ranner A. und Berg H.-M., Atlas der Brutvögel Österreichs [Atlas of the Breeding Birds in Austria], Umweltbundesamt [Federal Environmental Agency] (1993) pp. 527
  • Datenbereitstellung für Raab R., Chovanec A. und Pennersdorfer J., (2006), Atlas der Libellen Österreichs [Atlas of the Dragonflies of Austria], Umweltbundesamt [Federal Environmental Agency], Wien, SpringerWienNewYork, pp. 343.
  • Datenbereitstellung für Tebb G., The Birds of La Gamba, in: Weissenhofer A. (Ed.), Natural and cultural history of the Golfo Dulce region, Costa Rica, Land Oberösterreich/OÖ Landesmuseum (2008) pp. 768.

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Presentations at conferences:

 

Invited Presentations

  1. Mauerhofer V., 1997Aktueller Handlungsbedarf und künftige Tendenzen zur Umsetzung der Vogelschutz-Richtlinie aus rechtlicher Sicht, Fachtagung „Natura 2000 Mythos oder Realität? [Current need for action and future tendencies for the implementation of the Birds Directive in Austria, Special Conference ‘Natura 2000 Myth or Reality’], Amt der bgld LReg/WWF/Umweltbundesamt [Administrative Office of the Austrian Province Burgenland/WWF/Federal Environmental Agency], Illmitz, Austria, 20th March
  2. Mauerhofer V., 2000 Unterschiede in den österreichischen Naturschutzgesetzen und deren juristische Eignung im Hinblick auf internationale Verpflichtungen[Differences in Austrian Conservation Acts and their adequacy regarding international obligations]. In: „WaldNaturSchutz“ Workshop zum Thema „Geschützte Wälder in Österreich“ [In: Forest-Nature-Conservation workshop on protected forests in Austria], Umweltbundesamt [Federal Environmental Agency], Vienna, Austria, 6th September
  3. Mauerhofer V., 2000 Pre-accession EU Environmental Law Presentation, TEMPUS Projekt IB-JEP-13123-98, Bratislava, Slovakia, 11th September
  4. Mauerhofer V., 2000 Statement 2 Jahre Mineralrohstoffgesetz[Statement 2 years Mineral Resources Act]; Workshop „Zwei Jahre Mineralrohstoffgesetz – Erfahrungen & Ausblick“ [Workshop documentation ‘2 years Mineral Resources Act’ – Experiences & Outlook], Umweltdachverband, Vienna, Austria, 11th December
  5. Mauerhofer V., 2001 Wie kann das Artikel 6-Verfahren zur Akzeptanz und Geltung der FFH-Richtlinienumsetzung beitragen? Welcher Rahmenbedingungen bedarf es?’, WWF-WKÖ/Workshop Natura 2000, [How can the Article 6 procedure contribute to the acceptance and application of the implementation of the Habitats Directive? Which framework conditions are necessary?], Vienna, Austria, 24th January
  6. Mauerhofer V., 2006 The Case of Austria: Existing legislation, need for up-grading or new legislation, work in progress, EEB Seminar on The Transposition of the Environmental Liability Directive (2004/35/EG), European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Brussels, Belgium, 29th May
  7. Mauerhofer V., 2007Aktuelle Rechtsprechung zu Natura 2000 (International/national) [‚Current jurisdiction to Natura 2000 (International/national)], Fachtagung Natura 2000 „Umsetzung, Standards, Management“ [Special conference Natura 2000 ‘Implementation, Standards, Management’] Naturparkakademie Steiermark, Schloss Trautenfels, Austria, 8th March
  8. Mauerhofer V., 2007Der “Biodiversitätsschaden”: Umsetzungsbedarf auch unter Berücksichtigung des “GMO-Schadens” [The ‚Biodiversity Damage’: need for implementation also under consideration of the ‚GMO-damage’], Internationale Fachtagung „Die Umsetzung der Umwelthaftungsrichtlinie in Österreich“ [International Conference ‚The Implementation of the EU-Environmental Liability Directive in Austria’], Vienna/Austria, Vienna, Austria, 3rd May
  9. Mauerhofer V., 2007 ‘Structural Fund Regulations 2007-2013’ Invited oral presentation in a seminar named ‘Grants of the European Union & Structural Funds 2007 - 2013’ of the consulting company Alestar Services Ltd., Nicosia, Cyprus, 7th May
  10. Mauerhofer V., 2007 ‘Structural Fund Regulations 2007-2013’ Invited oral presentation in a seminar named ‘Grants of the European Union & Structural Funds 2007 - 2013’ of the consulting company Alestar Services Ltd., Limmasol, Cyprus, 10th May
  11. Mauerhofer V., 2009 ‘Restoration and Regulation in Wetlands of the EU on the example of Austria’, European Commission’s Directorate General for Enlargement, Seminar on the WFD - Water, Wetland Management and Restoration, Konya, Turkey, 22nd January
  12. Mauerhofer V., 2009 'Rechtsaspekte des Biodiversitätsschadens' [‘Legal aspects of the biodiversity damage’], Invited presentation at University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Department of Legal Sciences, Prof. Schulev-Steindl, Vienna, Austria, 30th April http://www.wiso.boku.ac.at/14624.html
  13. Mauerhofer V., 2009 'Beitragsmöglichkeiten des Naturwissenschafters zur rechtlichen Durchsetzung von effektivem Naturschutz' [‘Contribution opportunities of natural scientists to the legal enforcement of effective nature protection’], Invited presentation at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Department of Integrative Biology and Biodiversity Research, Prof. Frank, Vienna, Austria, 2nd June http://www.boku.ac.at/7757.html?&tx_bokuverkal_pi2[id]=2403
  14. Mauerhofer V., 2009 ‘Institutional framework of biodiversity related MEA’s and their practical implementation’, Oral presentation at the Institute for nature protection of the Republic of Serbia on behalf of DG Enlargement/European Commission in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Serbia, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, 23rd September
  15. Mauerhofer V., 2009 ‘Rechtliche Vorgaben der EU und Relevanz für Österreich’ [‘Legal norms and relevance to Austria’], Invited oral presentation at the Conference ‘Schutzbedürftig aber problematisch? Spezielle artenschutzrechtliche Prüfung (saP) zu den überall geschützten Arten der FFH und Vogelschutzrichtlinie’ [‘In need of protection but problematic: special species conservation assessment (saP) on behalf of everywhere protected species under EU-Habitats & Wild Birds Directives’ at the University of Applied Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria, 16th November
  16. Mauerhofer V., 2009 ‘Means of transposition and legal implication to the candidate countries regarding EU legislation for Nature Conservation’, Invited oral presentation at the workshop ‘Implementation of the EU Birds and  Habitats Directives’ on behalf of DG Enlargement/European Commission in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment & Physical Planning of the Republic of Macedonia, Skopje, FYROM, 26th November
  17. Mauerhofer V., 2010 ‘EU – biodiversity conservation and the Vietnam’, Invited oral presentation at the ‘Workshop on Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change’, organized by WWF et al., Sai Gon Zoo, HoChiMinh City, Vietnam, 22nd May
  18. Mauerhofer V., 2010 ‘Compliance and Enforcement’, Invited presentation at the ‘ELNI-VMR-VVOR-congress ‘Talking about the environmental effects of industrial installations: the European Directive on Industrial Emissions’ Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, 17-18th September.
  19. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘Sustainable Biodiversity Governance: Problems and Prospects’, Invited oral presentation at the YNU 2012 Spring Semester Course - Environmental Risk Management, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan, 29th May.
  20. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘The Implementation of Access to Information and Public Participation in Regional and National Levels’, Invited oral presentation at the Rio+20 World Meeting of Environmental Lawyers, 15-17 June 2012, Botanical Garden Research Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16th June.
  21. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘Enforcement of participation issues and the Aarhus Convention’, Invited oral presentation at the Rio+20 side event ‘Political and legal implementation of Principle 10: national and international perspectives’, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Direito Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 19th June.
  22. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘Towards accountability for Sustainable Development: Three legal approaches’, Invited oral presentation at the Rio+20 side event ‘Legal Frameworks for Sustainable Development’, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) Direito Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 21st June.
  23. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘Sustainable Biodiversity Governance: Problems, Pathways and Perspectives’ Invited presentation at the ELSU (Environmental Leader Shizuoka University) Program, Shizuoka University, Shizuoka, Japan 2nd October
  24. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘Sustainable Biodiversity Governance: Challenges, Concepts and Changes’, Invited keynote speech at the 4th International Symposium of Gifu University Rearing Program for Basin Water Environmental Leaders, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan 30th November.
  25. Mauerhofer V., 2013, “3-D Sustainability and Land Use Policy”, Invited oral presentation at the Policy Research Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery (PRIMAFF), Tokyo, Japan, 2nd October.
  26. Mauerhofer V. (together with Ichikawa K.), 2013, “Ecosystem services and the Satoyama Initiative”, Invited oral presentation; lecture series “Environmental Science, Technology & Policy” at the Graduate School of Media & Governance, Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus, Kanagawa, Japan, 21st October.
  27. Mauerhofer V. (Presenter), Galle E. and Onida M., 2013. The Alpine Convention and Wilderness Protection. Invited presentation at the international workshop ‘Wilderness Protection in Europe: The Role of International, European and National Law’ (Organizer: Prof. Kees Bastmeijer), Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands, 28th October
  28. Mauerhofer V., 2013. Chapter 12: Austria. Invited presentation at the international workshop ‘Wilderness Protection in Europe: The Role of International, European and National Law’ (Organizer: Prof. Kees Bastmeijer), Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands, 28th October
  29. Mauerhofer V., 2014, “Natura 2000: A European Conservation System” (in German), Invited presentation at a public citizens assembly organized by the local town authority, Perchtoldsdorf, Austria, 22nd January.
  30. Mauerhofer V., 2014, Conservation and (sustainable) use of natural resources in the Austrian legal system: a – selective – overview, invited presentation at a workshop on natural resources & role of states and the capital organized by the Faculty of Law University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia, 1nd to 2th September
  31. Mauerhofer V., 2015, Rechtsaspekte des Wald-Schutzes und Natura 2000 [Legal Aspekts of forest conservation and Natura 2000], Invited oral presentation, Natura 2000 und Wald Workshop, [Natura 2000 and Forest Workshop], Kuratorium Wald, [Curatorium Forest], Vienna, Austria, 25th January, http://natura2000.wald.or.at/
  32. Mauerhofer V., 2015, The contribution of law to achieving a sustainable development, Distinguished speaker invitation: IUCN WCEL Early Career Group Webinar on the Sustainable Development Goals, 18th October.
  33. Mauerhofer V., 2015, Presentation of a study about Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya and Vietnam at the ‘Multilateral Dialogues on Cooperation for Transnational Wildlife Crime Prevention’ invited and contracted by GIZ, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2nd November
  34. Mauerhofer V., 2016, A Right of/to a Healthy Environment: Overview on the Austrian Situation’, invited presentation at the “Incubator” Project conference with the theme ‘The Interpretation and Functioning of the Right to Healthy Environment within the Central and Eastern European Region – Legal and Public Policy Frames’ on behalf of the Institute for Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 20th May, Prague, Czech Republic, http://jog.tk.mta.hu/en/research-group-on-environmental-law-and-environmental-policy

Competitively selected presentations

  1. Mauerhofer V., 2006. Wars of values and labyrinths of definitions – criterion choice with Socially Responsible Investment, International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), Ninth Biennial Conference, New Dehli, India, 16th-18th December www.isee2006.com
  2. Mauerhofer V., 2006. 3D-Sustainability: an approach for priority setting in situation of conflicting interests towards a Sustainable Development, International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), Ninth Biennial Conference, New Dehli, India, 16th-18th December www.isee2006.com
  3. Mauerhofer V.; 2007“Biodiversity damage” liability in the Environmental Liability Directive (ELD) – its definition and delimitation from more stringent international, EU and national norms, 3. Leipziger Plattform für Rechtswissenschaftliche Umweltforschung/LPRU, Internationale Sektion, Umweltforschungszentrum (UFZ), Leipzig, Germany, 28th June
  4. Mauerhofer V., 2008‘Missing links: how individual ornithologists could contribute to reserve policy enforcement – with a focus on the EU policies and laws’, BOU 150th Conference 2008 & BOU Annual Conference ‘Bird conservation in response to global change: from ornithology to policy’, University of Leicester, Leicester, Uk, 09th April
  5. Mauerhofer V., 2008 ‘Lose less instead of win more: The failure of decoupling and perspectives of a redirected competition in a de-growth economy, First International Conference on Economic De-Growth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity, Paris, France, 18th -19th April
  6. Mauerhofer V., 2008 ‘3-D Sustainability’ revisited: a further exploration of perspectives for a sustainable development decision support concept’, International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), Tenth Biennial Conference entitled “ISEE 2008 Nairobi: Applying Ecological Economics for Social and Environmental Sustainability”, UNEP-HQ, Nairobi, Kenya, 7–11th August http://www.ecoeco.org/conference08.php
  7. Mauerhofer V., 2008 ‘The concept of 3-D Sustainability for priority setting within sustainable development and an exploration of its perspectives’ at the international conference ‘Sustainable development twenty years on: New theoretical interpretations, methodological innovations, and fields of further exploration’, CLERSE (Lille Centre of sociological and economic studies), Lille (Villeneuve d’Ascq), France, 20th–22nd November
  8. Mauerhofer V., 2009 'The ‚Convention-Check’ – an instrument for improving biodiversity governance of large scale conservation areas on the example of the National Park Thayatal/Austria', Oral presentation at the 8th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics named ' Transformation, Innovation and Adaptation for Sustainability – Integrating Natural and Social Sciences ', Ljubljana, Slovenia, 29th June - 2nd July http://www.esee2009.si
  9. Mauerhofer V., 2009 ‘Legislation check based on ‚3-D Sustainability’ – an approach for global precautionary governance change’, Oral presentation at the 15th International Sustainable Development Research Conference 2009 named ’15th AISDRC: Taking up the Global Challenge’ of the International Sustainable Development Research Society, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 5th July - -8th July http://globalchallenge2009.geo.uu.nl
  10. Mauerhofer V., 2010 ‘The Convention-Check'-impact: Improved multi-level biodiversity governance on the example of the National Park Thaya Valley/Austria’, Oral presentation at the Conference ‘Governance of Natural Resources in a Multi-Level Context’, Umweltforschungszentrum (UFZ), Leipzig, Germany, 20th -22nd January http://governat.eu/conference/
  11. Mauerhofer V., 2010 ‘Social capital, capacity and carrying capacity: exploring basics of ‘socially sustainable economic degrowth’, Oral five minutes poster presentation at the ‘2nd International Conference on Degrowth and Social Equity’, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 26th – 29th March http://www.degrowth.eu/v1/
  12. Mauerhofer V., 2010 ‘The legal impact of Multilateral Environmental Agreements on large scale biodiversity conservation areas: experiences from a ‘Convention Check’ of an Austrian National Park.’, Oral presentation at the ‘16th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference 2010’, The Kadoorie Institute, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China, 29th June – 01st June http://www.kadinst.hku.hk/sdconf10/
  13. Mauerhofer V., 2010 ‘A Legislation check based on ‚3-D Sustainability’: addressing global precautionary governance change’, Oral presentation at the 2010 International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) Conference, Oldenburg and Bremen, Germany, 22nd – 25th August http://www.isee2010.org/
  14. Mauerhofer V., 2010 ‘From polluter pays to beneficiary pays: Distribution of rights and costs under PES (payment for ecosystem services)’, Oral presentation of a paper (by Hubacek K., Mauerhofer V. & A. Coleby) at the 2010 International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) Conference, Oldenburg and Bremen, Germany 22nd – 25th August http://www.isee2010.org/
  15. Mauerhofer V., 2010 ‘A bottom-up ‘Convention-Check’ to improve top-down global biodiversity governance in protected areas’, Poster presentation at the international conference on biodiversity ‘Biodiversity and the UN Millennium Development Goals: Challenges for research and action’, Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, Germany, 1st-3rd December www.biodiversity-conference2010.de
  16. Mauerhofer V., 2011 ‘A legislation check based on ,3-D Sustainability’: addressing conservation governance of Small Island Developing States’, Oral presentation at the 1st International Conference on Governance for Sustainable Development of Caribbean Small Island developing States, University of Netherlands Antilles, Willemstad, Curaçao, 3th-7th March www.sidsgg.com
  17. Mauerhofer V., 2011 ‘The ‘Governance Check’: assessing the adequacy of governance structures by ‘3-D Sustainability’, Oral presentation at the 17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Earth Institute Columbia University, New York, USA, 8th-10th May http://isdrc17.ei.columbia.edu/
  18. Mauerhofer V., 2011 ‘Social capital, social capacity and social carrying capacity: exploring the social basics of a sustainable development’, Oral presentation at the 17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Earth Institute Columbia University, New York, USA 8th-10th May http://isdrc17.ei.columbia.edu/
  19. Mauerhofer V., 2011 ‘Capital, capacity and capability: sustainability and the Capability Approaches’, Oral presentation at the 9th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 14th-17th June http://www.esee2011.org
  20. Mauerhofer V., 2011 ‘The ‘Governance Check’: assessing the adequacy of governance structures by ‘3-D Sustainability’’, Oral presentation at the 9th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 14th-17th June http://www.esee2011.org
  21. Mauerhofer V., 2011 ‘Ignorance and uncertainty in conservation conflicts: solutions from the EU-Court of Justice’, Accepted oral presentation at the Conference ‘ACES 2011 Conservation Conflicts: strategies for coping with a changing world’. University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 19th-24th August http://www.aces-2011.org/
  22. Mauerhofer V., 2011 ‘A ‘Legislation Check’: assessing the national legal system concerning more environmental sustainability towards Earth-centeredness’, Accepted oral presentation at the Third Wild Law Conference named ‘Earth Jurisprudence: Building Theory and Practice’, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 16th-18th September http://www.griffith.edu.au/conference/wild-law-2011
  23. Mauerhofer V., 2011 ‘The ‘Governance-Check’: practical experiences from an Austrian governmental structure assessment fostering Earth-centered governance’, Accepted oral presentation at the Third Wild Law Conference named ‘Earth Jurisprudence: Building Theory and Practice’, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 16th-18th September http://www.griffith.edu.au/conference/wild-law-2011
  24. Mauerhofer V., 2011 ‘Ecosystem Services in EU nature conservation policy & practice: non-existing or hidden?’, Accepted oral presentation at the 4th ESP conference named ‘Ecosystem Services: integrating Science and Practice’ Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 4th–7th October, www.es-partnership.org
  25. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘The ‘Governance Check’: Assessing the institutional framework for the behaviour of environmental public decision makers’, oral presentation at the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) 2012 Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16th–19th June, http://www.isee2012.org/
  26. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘Ignorance and uncertainty in conservation conflicts: solutions from EU biodiversity policies’, oral presentation at the International Society for Ecological Economic (ISEE) 2012 Conference Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16th-19th June, http://www.isee2012.org/
  27. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘Ecosystem Services in EU nature conservation: policy insights and practical implementation’ oral presentation at the 18th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Hull, Uk, 24th -26th June, www.hull.ac.uk/isdrc18
  28. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘Ignorance and uncertainty in conservation conflicts: solutions from EU biodiversity decision making’ oral presentation at the 18th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Hull, Uk, 24th-26th June, www.hull.ac.uk/isdrc18
  29. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘Urbanization and degrowth: mission possible?’ poster presentation and then also selected oral presentation at the 3th International Conference on Degrowth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity, Università IUAV di Venezia, Venice, Italy, 19th-23rd September http://www.venezia2012.it/conferenza?lang=en

64.  Mauerhofer V., ‘Ignorance, uncertainty and biodiversity conservation: decision-making by the European Court of Justice’, accepted oral presentation at the 10th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Lille University, Lille, France, 18th-21th June http://esee2013.sciencesconf.org/

65.  Zafra Calvo N. (presenting) and Mauerhofer V., 2013 ‘Defining cost-effective strategies for off-reserve conservation actions in human-dominated landscapes’, accepted oral presentation at the 10th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, Lille University, Lille, France, 18th-21th June http://esee2013.sciencesconf.org/

66.  Mauerhofer V. and Nyacuru F., 2013 ‘Distributional Dimensions of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES): General Issues and Critical Aspects’, accepted oral presentation at the 19th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 30th June-3rd July, http://www.isdrc19.co.za

67.  Zafra Calvo N. (presenting) and Mauerhofer V., 2013 ‘Developing a framework to define cost-effective conservation strategies in human-dominated landscapes’, accepted oral presentation at the 19th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 30th June-3rd July http://www.isdrc19.co.za

  1. Mauerhofer V., 2013, “The `Legislation Check` as a tool for the comparative assessment of Biosphere Reserves as Learning Sites for Sustainable Development”, (non-presenting co-authors: Marine Elbakidze, Thomas Hahn, Per Angelstam & Robert Axelsson), Selected poster presentation at the First Asia Parks Congress, Sendai-City, Japan, 14th November.
  2. Mauerhofer V., 2013, “The implementation of a “Convention Check” as a tool for improved protected area management”, Selected poster presentation at the First Asia Parks Congress, Sendai-City, Japan, 14th November.

70.  Mauerhofer V., 2013, “Mission possible: A local CEPA action plan for a Ramsar Site near Manila/Philippines”, Selected poster presentation at the First Asia Parks Congress, Sendai-City, Japan, 14th November.

71.  Mauerhofer V., 2014, “Challenging the labyrinth: sustainable scales, trade-offs and perspectives through Environmental Law”, Selected paper presentation at the 2nd Contemporary Challenges of International Environmental Law Conference, Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 5th-7th June 2014 http://www.environmentlawconference.com/

  1. Mauerhofer V. (presenting) and Hayashi T., 2014, “Structuring problems, prioritizing solutions: the Japanese forest-energy context analyzed by 3-D Sustainability”, Selected oral presentation at the 12th International Union for the Conservation - Nature Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium, Tarragona, Spain, 30th June - 5th July 2014. http://www.iucnael2014.cat/
  2. Mauerhofer V., 2014, “Teaching non-lawyers in international environmental law through cases: experiences from the United Nations University”, Selected oral presentation at the 12th International Union for the Conservation of Nature Academy - Environmental Law Colloquium, Tarragona, Spain, 30th June - 5th July http://www.iucnael2014.cat/
  3. Mauerhofer V., 2014, “Interpretation of Ecological Integrity in the Sense of Planetary Boundaries: A New Way Forward for Implementing Multilateral Environmental Agreements”, Selected oral presentation at the Biannual International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) 2014 Conference: Wellbeing and equity within planetary boundaries, Reykjavik, Iceland, 13th-15th August, http://isee2014.yourhost.is 
  4. Mauerhofer V., 2014, “Conservation and change: a global conceptual framework for property rights and compensation”, Selected oral presentation at the Biannual International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) 2014 Conference: Wellbeing and equity within planetary boundaries, Reykjavik, Iceland, 13th-15th August http://isee2014.yourhost.is
  5. Mauerhofer V. (presenting), and Kim R. E., 2014, “Interpretation of Ecological Integrity according Planetary Boundaries: Towards improved implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements to promote degrowth", Selected oral presentation at the 4th International Degrowth Conference, Leipzig, Germany, 2nd to 6th September, http://leipzig.degrowth.org
  6. Mauerhofer V., 2014, “Public Participation, Conservation-related EU-Directives and Arhus Convention: Comparative Analysis and Perspectives", Selected oral presentation at the 2nd European Environmental Law Forum (ELFF) - Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 10th – 12th September, www.uhasselt.be/eelf
  7. Mauerhofer V., 2015, The implementation of a “Convention Check” as a tool for improved protected area management, selected oral presentation at the conference of the IUCN/WCPA (World Commission on Protected Areas): ‘Little Sydney: Protecting Nature in Europe’, Hainburg, Austria, 28th -31th May, http://www.iucn.org/about/union/secretariat/offices/europe/little_sydney_conference/
  8. Mauerhofer V., 2015, The contribution of legal institutions to achieving a sustainable development, selected oral presentation at the biannual European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE) 2015 Conference: ‘Transformations’, Leeds, Uk, 30th June-3rd July, http://esee2015.org/.
  9. Mauerhofer V., 2015, Conservation and Change: A Global Conceptional Framework for Property Rights and Compensation, selected oral presentation at the 21st Annual Conference “The Tipping Point: Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity” of the ISDRS, Melbourne, Australia, 9th July-12th July, http://www.isdrsconference.org/.
  10. Mauerhofer V. (presenting), Kim R.E., Stevens C., 2015, When does implementation work? A comparison of Ramsar Convention implementation in different continents, selected oral presentation at the 21st Annual Conference “The Tipping Point: Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity” of the ISDRS, Melbourne, Australia, 9th July-12th July, http://www.isdrsconference.org/.
  11. Mauerhofer V. (presenting), Hayashi T., 2015, Approaching the labyrinth: a forest-society-economy context analyzed by 3-D Sustainability, selected oral presentation at the 13th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta, Indonesia, 7th September-12th September, http://iucnael2015.fh.atmajaya.ac.id/?page_id=162
  12. Mauerhofer V., 2015, Teaching conservations law to biologists by working with legal acts: experiences from the University of Vienna/Austria, selected oral presentation at the 13th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta, Indonesia, 7th September-12th September, http://iucnael2015.fh.atmajaya.ac.id/?page_id=162
  13. Mauerhofer V., 2015, Biodiversity Conservation and Change: A Global Conceptual Framework for Property Rights and Compensation, selected oral presentation at Canada and United States Societies for Ecological Economics - CANUSSEE - 2015 Joint Biennial Conference “Pathways for Change: Towards a Just and Sustainable Economy”, Vancouver, BC Canada, 1st-4th October, http://www.canussee2015.org/
  14. Mauerhofer V., 2015, Capital, capacity and carrying capacity: innovating policies for more sustainable trade-offs among the environmental, social and economic dimensions, selected oral presentation at Canada and United States Societies for Ecological Economics - CANUSSEE - 2015 Joint Biennial Conference “Pathways for Change: Towards a Just and Sustainable Economy”, Vancouver, BC Canada, 1st–4th October, http://www.canussee2015.org/
  15. Mauerhofer V., (presenting) and Essl I., 2016, Climate Change and Nature Conservation Laws: Conflicts of Interests and Solutions on the Example of Vienna/Austria, selected oral presentation at the Third Contemporary Challenges of International Environmental Law Conference “Greening the Urban Living” 9th-10th June, Ljubljana, Slovenia, http://iucnael2016.no/
  16. Mauerhofer V., 2016, Teaching conservations law to biologists by working with cases: experiences from the University of Vienna/Austria, selected oral presentation at the 14th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Oslo, Norway, 20th June-25th June, http://iucnael2016.no/

Other presentations (Co-/self-organized)

  1. Mauerhofer V., 2001 EC Legal Framework on Nature Conservation?’, Presentation to Stakeholders within the EU-PHARE project “Preparation of Environmental Legislation for Bosnia and Herzegovina” (SCR-E/110527/D/SV/BH) Sarajevo/Bosnia and Herzegovina, 13th March
  2. Mauerhofer V., 2001 EC Legal Framework on Nature Conservation?’, Presentation to Stakeholders within the EU-PHARE project “Preparation of Environmental Legislation for Bosnia and Herzegovina” (SCR-E/110527/D/SV/BH) Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 15th March
  3. Mauerhofer V., 2008 ‘Environmental protection in the European Union, with a special focus to the Philippines’, University of the Philippines, Davao, Philippines, 30th June
  4. Mauerhofer V., 2008 ‘Species and habitat conservation: The European Union’s approach and its connections to Africa, National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya, 6th August
  5. Mauerhofer V., 2008Environmental protection in the European Union, with a special focus to the Seychelles, Mare Mundi Field Research Station, La Dique, Seychelles, 13th November
  6. Mauerhofer V., 2009 'EU - Environmental protection and Indonesia`, Federal Ministry of Environment, Biodiversity Department, Jakarta, Indonesia, 12th August
  7.  Mauerhofer V., 2009 'EU - Environmental protection and Indonesia`, Private Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia, 4th September
  8. Mauerhofer V. (together with P. Roth), 2010 ‘Main results of the compliance analysis of the Nature Protection Act’, contracted presentation at the workshop on transposition of Natura 2000 in the laws on nature protection and other relevant legislation during the project ‘Strengthening Administrative Capacities for Protected Areas in Serbia (NATURA 2000)’, Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, 14th April
  9. Mauerhofer V. (together with P. Roth), 2010 ‘Main results of the compliance analysis of the EIA and SEA Acts’, contracted presentation at the workshop on transposition of Natura 2000 in the laws on nature protection and other relevant legislation during the project ‘Strengthening Administrative Capacities for Protected Areas in Serbia (NATURA 2000)’, Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, 14th April
  10. Mauerhofer V. (together with P. Roth), 2010 ‘Main results of the compliance analysis of other relevant legislation (e.g. Agriculture, Tourism, Spatial Planning and Construction, Energy, Mining)’, contracted presentation at the workshop on transposition of Natura 2000 in the laws on nature protection and other relevant legislation during the project ‘Strengthening Administrative Capacities for Protected Areas in Serbia (NATURA 2000)’, Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, 14th April

98.  Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘Sustainable Biodiversity Governance: Problems, Pathways and Perspectives’, Oral presentation at the United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), Yokohama, Japan, 5th June. http://www.ias.unu.edu/sub_page.aspx?catID=8&ddlID=2484

  1. Mauerhofer V., 2012 ‘Biodiversity and decision making in risk management: the role of the burden of proof’ presentation at International Symposium “Managing Risks and Promoting Sustainability toward establishing a resilient and sustainable society, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan, 26th September.
  2. Mauerhofer V., 2013, Presentation in the session ‘Good practice and leadership’ during the Workshop for Environmental Leadership and Career Development, commonly organized by Yokohama National University’s Leadership Development Programme for Sustainable Living with Environmental Risks (YNU-SLER), United Nations University (UNU) and supported by the Strategic Fund for the Promotion of Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan, 17th March.
  3. Mauerhofer V., 2013 ‘Public Participation in Environmental Matters: Compendium, Challenges and Chances’, presentation at the International Workshop ‘Public Participation in Environmental Matters in East Asia: Multifaceted Perspectives’ of the United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), 18th March, Yokohama, Japan. http://www.ias.unu.edu/sub_page.aspx?catID=8&ddlID=2521
  4. Mauerhofer V., 2013 ‘Public Participation in Environmental Matters in East Asia: Jurisdictional Perspectives’, presentation at the International Workshop ‘Public Participation in Environmental Matters in East Asia: Multifaceted Perspectives’ of the United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), Yokohama, Japan, 18th March. http://www.ias.unu.edu/sub_page.aspx?catID=8&ddlID=2521
  5. Mauerhofer V., 2013, ‘Public Participation in Environmental Matters: Compendium, Challenges and Chances’, presentation at the Public Symposium ‘Public Participation in Environmental Matters in East Asia with a Focus on Japan: Access to Information, Administrative Procedures and Justice’ of the United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), Yokohama, Japan, 19th March. http://www.ias.unu.edu/sub_page.aspx?catID=8&ddlID=2484
  6. Yang J. and Mauerhofer V., 2013 ‘Public Participation on the example of land-sea reclamation projects: Case studies from Japan, China and the Philippines’, presentation at the Public Symposium ‘Public Participation in Environmental Matters in East Asia with a Focus on Japan: Access to Information, Administrative Procedures and Justice’ of the United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), Yokohama, Japan, 19th March.
  7. Mauerhofer V., 2013, Oral comment at the United Nations University at a commonly, with Yokohama National University organized International Symposium “Developing Leaders for Managing Risks and Promoting Sustainability toward Establishing a Resilient and Sustainable Society”, Tokyo, Japan, 23rd September
  8. Mauerhofer V., 2014, “3-D Sustainability and its contribution to governance assessment in legal terms: examples and perspectives”, paper presentation at the Track "Legal Aspects of Sustainability" at the 20th annual International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference, Trondheim, Norway, 18th-20th June, http://isdrs2014.org/

107.                  Mauerhofer V., 2014, “Property rights and their embedding: conceptionalizing a global framework for participation in envisaged additional environmental depletion”, paper presentation at the Track "Advocacy and Public Participation for Sustainability" at the 20th annual International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference, Trondheim, Norway, 18th-20th June, http://isdrs2014.org/

108.                  Mauerhofer V., 2014, A "Convention Check" in a freshwater National Park: a bottom-up approach for better implementation of conservation-related MEAs, presentation at the session “Freshwater ecosystems in protected areas: effective protection through nature conservation law” at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia, 18thNovember.

  1. Mauerhofer V., 2015, Introduction to the Doctoral Seminar, oral presentation at the 21st Annual Conference “The Tipping Point: Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity” of the ISDRS, Melbourne, Australia, 9th July-12th July, http://www.isdrsconference.org/.
  2. Mauerhofer V., 2016, ‘Introduction and overview’, oral presentation at the selected side event of a book launch workshop of the book “Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development”, 14th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Oslo, Norway, 20th June-25th June, http://iucnael2016.no/
  3. Mauerhofer V., 2016, ‘3-D Sustainability and Its Contribution to Governance Assessment in Legal Terms: Examples and Perspectives’, oral presentation at the selected side event of a book launch workshop of the book “Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development”, 14th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Oslo, Norway, 20th June-25th June, http://iucnael2016.no/

Forthcoming presentations:

  1. Mauerhofer V., 2016, “When Degrowth needs legal institutions”, oral presentation at the selected special session “Law and Institutions as central Foci in the Degrowth Debate” co-submitted together with Prof. Nicolas Ashford/MIT at the 5th International Degrowth Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 30 August – 3 Sept 2016, http://budapest.degrowth.org/
  2. Mauerhofer V., 2016, “Procedural rights of public participation in environmental matters: Compendium, challenges and chances globally” Selected oral presentation at the Annual EELF Conference 2016, Procedural Environmental Rights: Principle X in Theory and Practice, Wrocław 14-16(17) Sept 2016, http://www.jjb.com.pl/conference_2016.html
  3. Mauerhofer V., 2016, Judicial perspectives from the European Union for Public Participation in Environmental Matters in East Asia” oral presentation for the self-proposed and accepted “Special Issue Launch Session “Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development” Journal Land Use Policy” at the Annual EELF Conference 2016, Procedural Environmental Rights: Principle X in Theory and Practice, Wrocław 14-16(17) Sept 2016, http://www.jjb.com.pl/conference_2016.html
  4. Mauerhofer V., 2016, “Environment, protected species and the WTO” invited presentation at the WTO Research Center of Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo/Japan, 29th Nov 2016, http://www.jjb.com.pl/conference_2016.html

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