Tag Archives: Environmental Law

29th Annual Red Clay Conference: Emerging Issues In Environmental Law

The Red Clay Conference is an annual student run conference at the University of Georgia School of Law established to increase public awareness of environmental issues on a regional, national, and international level through a series of educational presentations and … Continue reading

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New Book: Law of the Jungle!

Journalist Paul M. Barrett investigates the intersection of the environment, human rights, and the law in his new book Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who’d Stop at … Continue reading

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The Montreal Protocol

What has the United Nations called “the most successful treaty in UN history?” The Montreal Protocol which banned ozone-destroying gases such as CFCs, then commonly found in aerosol cans and air conditioners. On September 15, 1987, 24 nations signed the … Continue reading

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The Way of the Passenger Pigeon

One hundred years ago this week, Martha, the last Passenger Pigeon, died in the Cincinnati Zoo bringing about the complete extinction of a bird that had once numbered in the billions in North America. The extinction of the Passenger Pigeon … Continue reading

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The Little Green Data Book

The World Bank recently released its Data Book on natural capital.  Here is an excerpt from its press release: The latest edition of the World Bank’s Little Green Data Book, released on May 17, provides part of that equation with … Continue reading

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