Access to environmental information (V. Edwards)

Author Vanessa Edwards Keywords Environment, Administrative law, Agriculture, European Union,  Access to information, EU law, Environmental information, Plant protection products, Trade secrets Abstract Reports on the European Court of Justice ruling in Stichting Natuur en Milieu v College voor de Toelating van Gewasbeschermingsmiddelen en Biociden (formerly College voor de Toelating van Bestrijdingsmiddelen) (C-266/09) on whether Directive 2003/4 […]

Public rights of way and level playing fields (M. Cardwell & J. Hunt)

Author(s) Michael Cardwell and Jo Hunt Keywords Agriculture, Environment, Common agricultural policy, EU law, Environmental protection, Public rights of way Abstract Comments on the European Court of Justice decision in R. (on the application of Horvath) v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (C-428/07) on the requirements for maintaining land in good agricultural […]

Consultative Opinion on Liability of Public and Private Actors for Genetic Contamination of Non-GM Crops (Anon)

Keywords Environment, Agriculture, Contamination, Crops, Environmental protection, Genetically modified organisms Abstract Provides an abridged version of the International Court of Environmental Arbitration and Conciliation’s Consultative Opinion on Liability of Public and Private Actors for Genetic Contamination of Non-GM Crops. Considers: (1) the problem of coexistence between conventional and organic farming and genetically modified (GM) farming; (2) […]

Wildlife reforms in Scotland (C.T. Reid)

Author Colin T. Reid Keywords Animals, Agriculture, Environment, Badgers, Deer, Game, Heather and grass burning, Non-native species, Scotland, Sites of special scientific interest, Wildlife Abstract Reflects on the main reforms proposed by the Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Bill 2010, including those concerning the game laws, snaring, non-native species, deer, badgers, sites of special scientific […]

“First, Do No Harm”: Human Rights & Efforts to Combat Climate Change (N. Roht-Arriaza)

Author Naomi Roht-Arriaza Keywords Climate change, human rights, population displacement, vulnerability, agriculture, indigenous people Abstract This Article considers three areas where the current and emerging climate change treaty regime is particularly problematic: flexibility mechanisms, especially the Clean Development Mechanism; biofuels and energy; and forest preservation, known as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD). This […]