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GNHRE & ELGA WEBINAR: Feminist and Queer Approaches to Environmental Law and Rights

In collaboration with the Ecological Law and Governance Association, the GNHRE hosted a webinar on Feminist and Queer Approaches to Environmental Law & Rights featuring a fantastic panel of speakers and topics: Emily Jones (Essex) – “Posthuman Feminism and the Rights of Nature” Atieno Mboya Samandari (Emory) – “Ecofeminist Approaches to Climate Change” Ellen Spannagel (McGill) […]

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The legal status of fracking worldwide: An environmental law and human rights perspective.

Author: Héctor Herrera[1],[2] This article explains the environmental law and human rights perspectives applicable to the legal situation of hydraulic fracturing of unconventional hydrocarbons (fracking). Then, considering these perspectives, it reviews the legal situation of fracking worldwide. In some cases, countries, and territories that have banned or declared a moratorium on fracking have chosen to […]

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GNHRE Symposium 2014 – Future Research Questions

The GNHRE Symposium 2014, held at the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Annual Colloquium 2014, hosted at the 2014 Annual Colloquium at Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona, Spain, was a fantastic success. The two days saw some lively discussion between an engaged and passionate group of scholars who share a vision for critical engagement with the […]