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 […]

Towards an ecological philosophy of law: a comparative discussion (V. De Lucia)

Author Vito De Lucia Keywords Earth Jurisprudence, legal philosophy, Natural Law, rights of nature, subjective rights, ecocentrism, property, ecology Abstract Environmental law finds itself in a very delicate position. Its role is to elaborate rules and principles for addressing multiple ecological crises, yet environmental law is structurally and conceptually rooted in a broader legal tradition […]

Natural law and ecocentrism (B. Donnelly and P. Bishop)

Author(s) Bebhinn Donnelly and Patrick Bishop Keywords Jurisprudence; Environmental protection; Natural law Abstract Considers the scope for both new and traditional natural law to offer theoretical support for ecocentric approaches to environmental protection rather than solely anthropocentric approaches. Outlines the distinction between the two branches of natural law Citation (2007) 19(1) Journal of Environmental Law […]

Natural law and ecocentrism (B. Donnelly and P. Bishop)

Author(s) Bebhinn Donnelly and Patrick Bishop Keywords Jurisprudence; Environmental protection; Natural law Abstract Considers the scope for both new and traditional natural law to offer theoretical support for ecocentric approaches to environmental protection rather than solely anthropocentric approaches. Outlines the distinction between the two branches of natural law Citation (2007) 19(1) Journal of Environmental Law […]