Posts Tagged "Fisheries"


Importing Hudbay Into Environmental Law Choc v Hudbay1 has received a great deal of media attention. The decision, from the Ontario Superior Court, holds that abuses by companies in other countries can be tried in Canada under certain, specific, circumstances. This comes after a series of alleged abuses at the Fenix location in Guatemala through a corporate subsidiary of the Hudbay company. Newspapers have been keen to point out that...

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By: Daniel Zummo 1.      Introduction One of the newest instruments used by environmentalists to protect land in the United States is the conservation easement.  Easements have been instrumental in preserving rural and agricultural landscapes, from family farms to working ranches and timberlands. Between 1992 and 1997, more than 11 million acres of rural land in the United States was converted to developed use — an area five times the...

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The Creep of Piracy


Posted By on Jan 23, 2013

Between Sea Shepard v Cetacean and the recent accusations by Russia that Greenpeace protestors are pirates, it appears to be in vogue to accuse environmentalist groups of being pirates due to their activities on the sea. Combined with other measures to push environmental protests to the periphery of what is a part of accepted society leads to an unfortunate precedent. This piece will go over the areas that countries are attempting to...

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