Indigenous Peoples and the Environment: Convergence from a Nordic Perspective (L. Watters)

Author Lawrence Watters Keywords indigenous rights, environment, legal systems, globalisation, internationalization, Sami, sovereignty Abstract Part I of the article introduces the larger picture and the process of transition in which indigenous peoples like the Sami are found. The discussion focuses on both the convergence of legal systems generally which influence the protection of indigenous peoples […]

The Contribution of International Rights Law to Environmental Protection, with Special Reference to Global Change (A. A. Cançado Trindade)

Author(s) A.A. Cançado Trindade Keywords human rights, environmental protection, globalization, internationalization, temporal dimension, right to life, Ratio Legis, right to health, healthy environment, vulnerability, implementation, international refugee law Abstract I. The Growth of Human Rights Protection and Environmental Protection: From Internationalization to Globalization. II. The Incidence of the Temporal Dimension in Environmental Protection and in […]