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Environmental Law

2013

Pace Law Faculty Publications

Biodiversity

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Rio+20 And Biodiversity: What Next? The International And Brazilian Perspectives, Nicholas A. Robinson Apr 2013

Rio+20 And Biodiversity: What Next? The International And Brazilian Perspectives, Nicholas A. Robinson

Pace Law Faculty Publications

Extended written remarks of the oral panel presentation by Professor Nicholas A. Robinson at the international colloquium in tribute to Ambassador Luiz Alberto Figueiredo do Machado on Rio+20 and Biodiversity: Assessing the Future We Want. Presented as part of the Inaugural Panel, held in the Senate Chamber of Brazil in Brasilia on 26 April 2013 and televised nationally.


Challenges To China's Natural Resources Conservation And Biodiversity Legislation, Jason J. Czarnezki Jan 2013

Challenges To China's Natural Resources Conservation And Biodiversity Legislation, Jason J. Czarnezki

Pace Law Faculty Publications

Despite China's legislative attempts to conserve its natural resources and in turn protect biodiversity, Chinese law in many aspects remains ineffective in pursuit of these goals due to struggles with implementation, enforcement, and insufficient public participation, as well as legislative prioritization of economic values over ecological ones. This Article provides an overview of biodiversity and conservation legislation in China, and suggests that China can improve this legislation by increasing the public's role in conservation efforts, increasing liability and enforcement mechanisms, and improving administrative coordination.