An introduction to the principles and sources of international environmental law, and an investigation of current issues including the impact of and on state sovereignty, and tensions between trade and environment.
This paper gives an introduction to the key principles and sources of international environmental law and an analysis of the international environmental law relating to topics including climate change, ozone depletion, biodiversity, migratory species, trade in endangered species, whales, Antarctica and ecocide.
|Paper title||International Environmental Law|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$679.70|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,212.40|
- LAWS 201, LAWS 202, LAWS 203, LAWS 204
- LAWS 521
- Limited to
- LLB, LLB(Hons)
- May not be credited together with LAWS479 passed in 2001, 2002 or 2005-2008.
- More information link
- View more information on the Faculty of Law's website
- Teaching staff
- Associate Professor Nicola Wheen
- Course materials are provided by the Faculty.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to analyse and assess the law relating to international environmental matters.