The Human Right to a Clean, Balanced and Protected Environment (J. Symonides)

Author Janusz Symonides Keywords Human Right to a Healthy Environment, International Law, Domestic Law, Education, Participation, Recourse and Sanctions, International Protection Excerpt Since the December 1968 General Assembly’s resolution in which for the first time the United Nations admitted the linkage between environmental protection and human rights and expressed concern that environmental changes could have […]

The Protection of Environmentally-Displaced Persons in International Law (A. Lopez)

Author Aurelie Lopez Keywords Environmental change, human migrations, environmental disasters, environmental refugees, environmentally-displaced persons, international protection, proposed international regime Abstract This Article focuses on the extent to which international law and practice provide the environmentally displaced with physical protection from serious human rights violations. Accordingly, it endeavours to better understand the phenomenon of environmentally-induced migration […]