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Aboriginal Title

Hanri Mostert.

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Environmental Law; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 6197 words.

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Compliance

Michael Bothe.

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Environmental Law; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 20034 words.

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Ensuring the effectiveness of environmental law

Elizabeth Fisher.

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Environmental Law. 4061 words.

Much of the stretching of the legal imagination of environmental lawyers has been trying to make environmental law more effective. Enforcement practices have evolved, innovative regulatory...

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Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

Elizabeth Fisher.

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Book. Subjects: International Environmental Law. 168 pages.

Environmental law is the law concerned with environmental problems. It is a vast area of law that operates from the local to the global, involving a range of different legal and regulatory...

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Environmental problems

Elizabeth Fisher.

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Environmental Law. 3868 words.

The inherent complexity of environmental problems resonates throughout the creation and operation of environmental law. It shapes its structure and gives rise to questions that push the...

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Expanding legal imagination

Elizabeth Fisher.

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Environmental Law. 4216 words.

The creation and operation of environmental law has forced lawyers to reflect upon and develop legal concepts, rules, and principles. This is because environmental law is not confined to...

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The history of environmental law

Elizabeth Fisher.

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Environmental Law. 4060 words.

‘The history of environmental law’ explains that environmental problems have been inherent in civilization since the beginning and have needed collective management. It tracks environmental...

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Lessons

Elizabeth Fisher.

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Environmental Law. 1155 words.

We live in precarious times. The environmental problems of the Anthropocene are products of our interconnectedness. ‘Lessons’ explains that it is important to understand what environmental...

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The many forms of environmental justice

Elizabeth Fisher.

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Environmental Law. 3905 words.

For many lawyers and non-lawyers alike environmental law is, and should be, about justice. The socio-political complexity of environmental problems means, however, that justice in the...

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Power and accountability in environmental law

Elizabeth Fisher.

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Environmental Law. 3957 words.

Nation states dominate environmental law because of the need for a comprehensive exercise of authority in response to a collective action problem within any particular jurisdiction. ‘Power...

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Precautionary Approach/Principle

Meinhard Schröder.

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Environmental Law; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3794 words.

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The significance of nation states

Elizabeth Fisher.

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Environmental Law. 4089 words.

Environmental problems transcend the boundaries of nation states. That fact is a reminder of the physical reality of such problems, but—for good or ill—political and legal imagination is...

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The substance of environmental law

Elizabeth Fisher.

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Environmental Law. 4637 words.

Environmental problems have a socio-political aspect, but they are also very real collective action problems that require collective responses. Law is the most legitimate and stable medium...

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