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International Environmental Law (LAW 845)

As our world grows smaller, dealing with global and transboundary environmental activities and impacts becomes increasingly important.  The course examines international agreements and organizations and addresses a wide range of environmental protection issues.  Included in the studies are Law of the Sea provisions and regional seas conventions, the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD), the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), treaties on migratory species, air pollution control, hazardous waste and other environmental topics.  The role of the United Nations and other multilateral agencies is examined.  Environmental Skills is recommended; International Law is helpful.

2 credit hours.

Faculty: Ann Powers