Indian Treaty Fishing Rights and Habitat Protection… (M.C. Blumm and J.G. Steadman)

Author(s) Michael C. Blumm and Jane G. Steadman Keywords Indian law, environmental law, Indian treaties, Indian fishing, land use, salmon, habitat protection Abstract In the mid-nineteenth century, as the pace of American westward expansion accelerated and tension between white settlers and indigenous tribes mounted, the federal government convinced many Pacific Northwest tribes to enter into […]

Do human rights help or hinder environmental protection? (C. Gearty)

Author Conor Gearty (LSE, UK) Keywords human rights, environmental protection, social movements, civil and political rights, economic and social rights Abstract It is acknowledged that traditional approaches to human rights can have and have had a negative impact in the field of environmental protection. But the emphasis in human rights on controlling the abuse of […]