Human Rights and the Environment: The Need for International Co-operation (W. Gormley)

Author(s) W. Paul Gormley Keywords human right to decent and safe environment, legal obligations, international community, human rights norms Abstract None available Citation (1976) Sijthoff Paper Human Rights and the Environment: The Need for International Co-operation

Research Handbook on Human Rights and the Environment (A. Grear and L.J. Kotzé eds)

Editor Anna Grear and Louis J. Kotzé Keywords Human rights, environment, epistemology, Ecological Subjectivities, natural law, United Nations, Australasia, New Zealand, environmental justice, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Aarhus, climate displacement, North-South, ecosystem services Abstract Bringing together leading international scholars in the field, this authoritative Handbook combines critical and doctrinal scholarship to illuminate some of the challenging tensions […]

Indigenous Rights Entwined with Nature Conservation (E. Desmet)

Author(s) Ellen Desmet Keywords indigenous rights, conservation, biodiversity Abstract Heightened public awareness of the ever increasing loss of biodiversity has led to louder calls for effective nature conservation efforts. Most remaining biodiversity-rich areas are inhabited or used by indigenous peoples and local communities. In recent years a new ‘paradigm’ of ‘nature conservation with respect for […]

Environmental Law Dimensions of Human Rights (B. Boer ed)

Editor(s) Ben Boer Keywords environmental rights, private sector, Multinational Corporations, Inter-American Court, European Court, Asia-Pacific, climate displacement Abstract How can we guarantee a right to life or a right to health without also guaranteeing a decent environment in which to exercise these rights? It is becoming increasingly obvious that a high quality environment is key […]