sustainable use

Is the notion of sustainable use of biodiversity  a legal principle of international law?

Is the notion of sustainable use of biodiversity  a legal principle of international law? by Professor Jegede in collaboration with Lesle Jansen, CEO, Resource Africa SA Sustainable use is a functional concept to mediate the tension between human being survival and the need for conservation of biodiversity. While the notion is often mentioned here and there in project cycles, it is sometimes...
Small-scale fishermen

Endangered: Small scale fishermen and the African penguin?

  The 2021 theme for World Oceans Day is The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods. With marine resources especially important for the coastal communities in Africa, the ocean is vital for countless livelihoods on the continent and throughout the globe. To mark World Oceans Day this June 8, we bring you a report written by one of our CLN youth members, Takdeera Lewis, about a small-scale fishing...
illegal wildlife trade

From the Well of Law: Drawing Innovative Solutions to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

From the Well of the Law: Drawing Innovative Solutions to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade by NAILA BHATRI AND MARIBEL RODRIGUEZ Mother Nature is exhausted and depleted. Are we legal professionals doing our best to contribute to its protection and recovery? We believe that it is not too late to harness the full power of environmental laws to provide solutions that can help solve conservation...
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