Liesbeth Beneder

Liesbeth Beneder is a philosopher of science. She teaches and researches medical ethics at Utrecht University. She also works as a volunteer for Bureau de Helling, the think tank of Dutch green party GroenLinks, where she focuses on raw materials policy.

Articles

27.10.2017
Forging a Connection Between Local and Global Commons

Who does the ocean or the moon belong to? An interview about the legal power of 'the common heritage of mankind' concept.

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28.11.2016
Cosmic Bonanza – Mining in Outer Space

As some of Earth's resources risk being depleted, could outer space become a source of raw materials in the future?

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18.11.2015
There is no Planet B

International environmental policies focus on safeguarding renewable natural resources. Little attention, however, is paid, to the much more difficult problem of non-renewable natural resources, such as metallic ores and phosphate. A survey of the dilemmas.

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