International Environmental Law

International Environmental Law

Course Number: 845, CRN 73841
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 environmental 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 helpful. Because it is a seminar in which student participation is essential, laptops may not be used in class.
Environmental Law, International Law