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LAW7068 - International environmental law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Law

Leader: Ms Rowena Cantley-Smith


City (Melbourne) Term 1 2008 (On-campus block of classes)
City (Melbourne) Trimester 2 2008 (On-campus block of classes)


This unit examines the way in which the international community is tackling existing and future environmental problems- including ozone layer depletion, climate change, destruction of biodiversity, heritage conservation and disposal of hazardous waste. International and local obligations in respect of world heritage sites and climate change will also be examined. The development of international environmental law policy will be looked at as well as Australia's high profile in international negotiation on environmental matters.


Research paper (4000 words) - 50%

Take home exam - 50%

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