Tag Archives: environmental law

A world where the rivers are people too

June 22, 2017

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Catherine Iorns Magallanes takes a look at how adoption of individual elements of law can help shift both mindsets and practice to protect the earth for the future. […]

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Surveying Climate Change Law

October 6, 2016

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In only 25 years, a dynamic new field of law has taken root. Climate Change Law, the first volume of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, provides a guide to the rapidly evolving body of legal scholarship relating to climate change. In this piece first posted on the LegalPlanet blog , Editor Dan Farber introduces the book.
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Paying for Nature

September 8, 2016

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snowy-treeIn the past many of the ways in which we benefit from the natural world have been overlooked. The law has traditionally taken into account only those benefits based on physical possession of land or on tangible produce which has a commercial value, such as timber. Other concerns, such as fresh air, clear water and the state of biodiversity, have therefore fallen outside the law’s regard. Colin Reid explores the issue.

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