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Maritime liens : a critical analysis of the protection that South Africa's bioprospecting legislation affords indigenous communities, in the context of the country's international obligations and with particular regard to implementation changes.
Indigenous communities have developed a wealth of knowledge, which plays a crucial role in providing leads for the use of genetic resources and bioprospecting. However, such knowledge is under increasing threat due to the ...
An analysis of Nigeria's domestic application of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
While biodiversity has played a major role in sustaining human existence on earth, the world has witnessed the decline of these biological resources over the last century, with several species of flora and fauna being ...
A critical analysis of the Kyoto protocol's second commitment period.
Over the last four decades, the issue of climate change has drawn a rather great amount of attention in the international environmental law arena. Starting in 1992 with the adoption of the United Nations Framework Convention ...
The contribution of developing countries in the global effort to tackle climate change : analysis of the transition from the Kyoto protocol to the Paris agreement.
The urgency to reduce current greenhouse gases emissions from both developing and developed country parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to stabilise the global temperature increase to 2 ...
The South African coastal zone : a critical assessment of whether the manner in which the coastal zone is defined in the national environmental management : integrated coastal management Act of 2008 facilitates an integrated, and especially ecosystem based, approach to managing the South African coast.
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Biodiversity offsets and the EIA process : the Fairbreeze mine conundrum.
The concept of biodiversity offsets has been around since the 1970s, but it is only in the last decade that a substantial interest has been shown by international bodies and governments in what benefits offsets can provide ...
Should seas have standing? : a critical study of plastic marine debris and pollution laws in international and South African law.
Historically, the ocean was considered to be inexhaustible and impervious to harm. However, we now find the oceans to be susceptible to such harm and in a fragile state as a result of anthropogenic influences. Ocean ...
The effectiveness of the Southern African development community's response to international efforts to curb illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the context of industrial marine fisheries and the SADC coastal states.
Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, more commonly referred to as IUU fishing (IUU fishing), is a global problem which affects both the high seas and the exclusive economic zones (EEZs) of States. Illegal fishing ...