Tag Archives: Environmental Law

Celebrate Earth Day by Checking Out Environmental Law Resources

The law library has an excellent research guide created for Environmental Planning Law. The information, tips on doing legal research, and resources found there can all help if you are interested in environmental law, land use, climate change and other … Continue reading

Posted in around the law library, Resource Spotlight | Tagged , , , ,

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

Posted in Events & Training, Lost in the Stacks (Reference) | Tagged , ,

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

Posted in Featured Acquisitions | Tagged , ,

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

Posted in Featured Acquisitions | Tagged , , , , ,

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

Posted in Featured Acquisitions | Tagged ,

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

Posted in Lost in the Stacks (Reference) | Tagged , , , ,