Environmental Law

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Environmental Law” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Zambia In Zambia, the project works in the Nsama and Mpulungu Districts. To strengthen the adaptive capacity and climate resilience of Nsumbu NP and its surroundings, IUCN and the Department of...
Mekong Delta Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and climate change increasingly gained recognition as two priority policy issues in many national strategies and other policy documents...
San Juan de Nepomuceno and Santa Rosa Cauca Municipality Mainstreaming biodiversity, ecosystem services and climate change considerations and decisions in spatial planning is an ongoing task in...
Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase capacity to optimize planning to support biodiversity and...
La Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina, viene elaborando una jurisprudencia de avanzada en materia de protección efectiva, oportuna y...
Esta doctrina es la que lleva al Tribunal a sostener que “la Constitución Nacional tutela al ambiente de modo claro y contundente y la Corte Suprema ha desarrollado esa cláusula  de un modo que...
Strong and well-implemented legal frameworks are critical to creating and maintaining effective and sustainable protected areas, which provide fundamental infrastructure for conservation of...
WCEL announces a new regional report by Justice Ricardo Lorenzetti, El conflicto del el río Atuel en Argentina. 
With many thanks to Justice Ricardo Lorenzetti, WCEL now has a national report on the conflict over the rio Atuel in Argentina. The report is available in Spanish and is part of a series of Member...
By Stefano Burchi - The High Court of Bombay at Goa refers to and relies upon the Brasília Declaration of Judges on Water Justice in litigation...
In a judgment delivered on 27 September 2018 and authored by Justice Nitin Jamdar, WCEL member and member of the drafting team of the Brasília Declaration of Judges on Water Justice, India’s High...
IUCN WCEL Climate Change Specialist Group seeks to give policy and legal input to the IUCN and its members with respect to legal issues involving...
Christina Voigt, Chair Bio note Photo: Christina Voigt             The CCSG is a global network of lawyers, practitioners, judges, scholars, and...
The IUCN World Commission on Environmental - Climate Change Specialist Group will co-host an event on international environmental courts and their...
Sponsors of the event include PluriCourts, IUCN WCEL, IUCN WCEL-CCSG, University of Hawaii Law Review, Environmental Law Program at the William S. Richardson School of Law, and Cades Shutte - A...
By Sofie Vereycken - On 10 October 2018, in vzw Greenpeace Belgium v Flemish Region, the President of the Dutch-Speaking Court of First Instance of...
The harmfulness and risks posed by air pollution, both on the human health and the environment, have become incontrovertible. Annually, between 5.5 and 7 million people die prematurely from air...
WCEL announces a new regional report by Blaise-Pascal Ntirumenyerwa Mihigo, COMBATTRE LA POLLUTION PLASTIQUE EN REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO :...
With many thanks to Blaise-Pascal Ntirumenyerwa Mihigo, WCEL now has a national report on plastic pollution issues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The report is available in French and is...

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