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International Environmental Law - LAWS569

The unit begins with an introduction to International Law and the evolution of international environmental law in the context of the sustainable development debate. The focus is on the response of global and regional legal regimes to changing scientific knowledge and public pressure for urgent cooperative action to address transboundary and global environmental problems. Particular issues explored include: ozone depletion; climate change; loss of biodiversity; trade and environment; access to genetic resources and biotechnology; and human rights and the environment.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Mr Paul Govind

(24cp in LAW or LAWS units including LAWS259) or (39cp at 100 level or above including LAWS259Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): LAW519, LAW569
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Assessed As: Graded
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Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

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