Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law
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Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law

Edited by Michael Faure

The Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law is a landmark reference work, providing definitive and comprehensive coverage of this dynamic field. The Encyclopedia is organised into 12 volumes around top-level subjects – such as water, energy and climate change – that reflect some of the most pressing issues facing us today. Each volume probes the key elements of law, the essential concepts, and the latest research through concise, structured entries written by international experts. Each entry includes an extensive bibliography as a starting point for further reading. The mix of authoritative commentary and insightful discussion will make this an essential tool for research and teaching, as well as a valuable resource for professionals and policymakers.
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Editors and contributors

Elisa Morgera, Professor of Global Environmental Law at the University of Strathclyde School of Law and Co-Director of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance, UK

Jona Razzaque, Professor of Environmental Law in the Department of Law, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Natasha Affolder, Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Research and International at the Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, Canada

Soledad Aguilar, Director of ‘Specialization in Climate Change Law and Economics’ in FLACSO (Latin American Social Sciences Institute) Argentina

Shawkat Alam, Professor of Law and Director of the Centre for Environmental Law, Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University, Australia

Harro van Asselt, Professor of Climate Law and Policy, University of Eastern Finland Law School; Senior Research Fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute

Richard A Barnes, Professor of Law, Law School, University of Hull, UK

Virginie Barral, Senior Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, School of Law, Criminology and Political Science, UK

Stanley W Burgiel, Assistant Director for Policy and Program Coordination with the US National Invasive Species Council (NISC) Secretariat

Antonio Cardesa-Salzmann, Lecturer, University of Strathclyde School of Lawand member of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance, UK

Claudio Chiarolla, Legal Officer, Traditional Knowledge Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

An Cliquet, Associate Professor at the Department of European, Public and International Law of the Law Faculty of Ghent University, Belgium

Neil Craik, Associate Professor of Law in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development at the University of Waterloo, Canada

Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Daniela Diz, Research Fellow at University of Strathclyde School of Law and member of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance, UK

Alessandro Fodella, Associate Professor of International Law, University of Trento, Italy

p. ixKathryn Garforth, Legal and Policy Officer with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Aarti Gupta, Associate Professor, Wageningen University, the Netherlands

Victoria Jenkins, Senior Lecturer, College of Law and Criminology, Swansea University, UK

Holly C Jonas, International Policy Coordinator, ICCA Consortium; Coordinator of the Legal Innovation Programme of Forever Sabah, Malaysia

Andreas Kotsakis, Senior Lecturer in Law at Oxford Brookes University, UK

Alexandra Langlais, Researcher at the CNRS (National Scientific Research Centre, France)

Sandrine Maljean-Dubois, Director of DICE (International, Comparative and European Law) at Aix-en-Provence, France

Ruby Moynihan, PhD Candidate and Scottish Government Hydro Nation Scholar at the University of Edinburgh, School of Law, UK; Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany; Visiting Fellow at University College Cork, School of Law

Mara Ntona, PhD Candidate at the University of Strathclyde School of Law and member of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance, UK

Amandine Orsini, Professor of International Relations, Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles, Belgium

Riccardo Pavoni, Professor of International and European Law in the ‘Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza’ of the University of Siena, Italy

Nelissa Peralta, Senior Researcher at the Mamirauá Institute for Sustainable Development, Brazil

Frederic Perron-Welch, President, Bionomos Ltd, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Legal Research Fellow, Biodiversity and Biosafety Law, Centre for International Sustainable Development Law

Dario Piselli, PhD Candidate in International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland; Research Officer at the Global Health Centre, Geneva, Switzerland; Project Leader for SDSN Youth

Seita Romppanen, Senior Lecturer in International Environmental Law, University of Eastern Finland Law School, Centre for Climate Change, Energy & Environmental Law

Nicolas de Sadeleer, Professor of Law, Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles, Belgium

Annalisa Savaresi, Lecturer in Environmental Law, University of Stirling, UK

Nicole Schabus, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Thompson Rivers University ne Secwepemcul’ecw (in Secwepemc territory), British Columbia, Canada

Hendrik Schoukens, Teaching Assistant and PhD Researcher at Ghent University, Belgium

p. xPriscilla Schwartz, Senior Lecturer in Law and Director of the Energy and Natural Resources Law Programme School of Business and Law, University of East London, UK

Lalanath de Silva, Director of the Environmental Democracy Practice at the World Resources Institute, USA

Erika J Techera, Professor of Law at the UWA Law School and Director of the UWA Oceans Institute, The University of Western Australia

Elsa Tsioumani, ERC Research Fellow to the BENELEX project in the University of Strathclyde Law School, UK and member of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance, UK

Matthieu Wemaëre, Senior Lawyer admitted at the Paris and Brussels Bar Associations,Associate Researcher CERIC

Christine Willmore, Professor of Sustainability and Law at Bristol University, UK