This eLearning resource package contains ten modules on key topics in Environmental Law which can be used to supplement face-to-face or online teaching
ECOLEX is a comprehensive database on international treaties and national environmental laws prepared by the IUCN in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme and the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation:
Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) provides information about policies and regulations about conservation and management of natural resources and environment.
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This website provides an overview of the projects they are undertaking and the numerous legal resources and guidelines they generate through these projects.
This chapter explores the legal, institutional and policy framework that underpins environmental management and sustainable development in Southeast Asia.
Introduction to International Environmental Law by Anne Burnett: an electronic source guide to international environmental law maintained and regularly updated for the American Society of International Law
The Supreme Court specifically has framed the issue of environmental protection as a public good – and therefore in terms of rights and entitlements to clean air, healthy environmental, pollution free water, etc. However entitlements to these public goods cannot be absolute – since in certain circumstances they may have to be balanced with other public goods – like opportunities for employment generation and other related economic development goals.
This resource was developed by the American Society of International Law. It has a section on international environmental law which has extensive links to primary and secondary sources.
In environmental law, the imprimatur of the Court’s judicial philosophy is most striking in the case of T N Godavarman v Union of India. It demonstrates how institutions self- reflect on their roles, especially in a federal polity. Do the actions of the Supreme Court push the limits of judicial activism? Can they be seen as judicial adventurism? These questions are explored in this case note on Godavarman.
This website provides access to legal and scientific resources throughout the world by region and by topic.
The principle of sustainable development has evolved to occupy centrality in environmental jurisprudence in India. The Supreme Court has reiterated its importance in the country’s environmental legal regime. However, the jurisprudence has been criticised for framing it as a zero sum game where economic development has been repeatedly used as a justification to trump environmental violations, and therefore, rendering it as only declaratory and lacking in content and sufficient teeth to shape public action.
The International Environmental Law Research Centre is an independent research organisation focusing on international and comparative environmental law issues, with a particular emphasis on India and East Africa. This website contains documents such as articles, working papers and briefing papers.
Can a tribunal deliver justice? By posing this rhetorical question we attempt to historically contextualize the introduction of the tribunal system of adjudication in India.
Environmental Law Presentations from Past IUCN Academy Colloquia and Classified in over Fifty Fields.
This website includes comprehensive links to a wide range of legal articles and reports with many focusing on environmental law from around the world.
This article discusses the available liability and redress mechanism provided for in the Indonesian legal system, particularly under civil law as well as regulations on the environment, food, health, consumer protection, hazardous substances, and plantations.
This collection of about 45 reading lists consolidates recommendations from specialists and experts as guides to key literature and debates.
This site has extensive links to legal materials all over the world
This paper aims to seek the possibility to ratify and implement the Nagoya–Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress, and to explore whether the legal design could be adopted in several issues.
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