TAG: Environmental law
Translating the Law
The reach of our research extends beyond our borders and is now being translated into other languages. In 2014 Dr Alex Wawryk wrote a chapter on International Energy Law, for a book edited by colleagues, Paul Leadbeter and Prof Paul Babie. This chapter will soon be translated into Chinese. There has also been interest in […]
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The road to Paris: climate barbarism or ethical action?
As the painful United Nations climate negotiations inch along the road to Paris 2015, we are faced with two options: ethical action or a descent into self-interest, writes Peter D Burdon. I doubt I will ever forget the emotional footage that I observed from the 2013 global Climate Change Conference (COP) in Warsaw, Poland. The […]
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Arid Recovey Reserve Law Field Trip – Day Four
Written by Hannah Bubb and Eliza Harvey On day four we were awoken by our first (and only) morning rainfall. Tales of Environ Camp 2011’s muddy dash from the property in torrential downpours ringing in our ears, we packed as quickly as possible and were on the road by 8am. Fortunately, the showers were light […]
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Arid Recovey Reserve Law Field Trip – Day Three
Written by Khalillah Hussin, Janet Wu, Andrew Hagger and Jade McEvoy We arose early to view the glory of the arid environment on what promised to be a sunny day. Shortly thereafter, Perry (our liaison with Arid Recovery) led us to an area of the fence that needed maintenance. Over 70 kilometres of fencing is […]
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Arid Recovey Reserve Law Field Trip – Day Two
Written by Fraser, Katy and Sarah. On day two, we woke up to a stunning sunrise with a few souls braving the icy water (the rest of us had a shower of the roll-on variety), before jumping into the 4 wheel drives and heading into Roxby Downs for a tour of the Olympic Dam mine […]
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Arid Recovey Reserve Law Field Trip – Day One
Written by Rachel Rodda and Ingo Block “Meet 7am, near the Barr Smith Lawns, keep packing to a minimum. No suitcases.” Following Paul’s exact list means some of us don’t have a towel. Trust law students to over interpret this omission (because there’s only one shower? Err, no, Paul just forgot). Luckily, ‘Fix-it’ Dan promises […]
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2014 Arid Recovery Reserve Law Field Trip
Each year the Adelaide Law School offers Environmental Law students the opportunity to partake in an Arid Recovery Reserve Field Trip. This year, the trip involved travelling to Northern South Australia and volunteering in the Arid Recovery program, a visit to the Olympic Dam mine site, travel along the lower portion of the Oodnadatta track […]
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CEDA Environment series: Earth is our business
Date: 11 March 2014 Location: Lyrics Room, Adelaide Festival Centre Start time: 3:00-5pm Cost CEDA members and guests Per person: $66 Table for 8: $475 Table for 10: $600 Non-members* Per pers Website http://ceda.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT05NjM1NzQmcD0xJnU9NTAwNDU0MTI0JmxpPTU3NDMyMzA/index.html Speakers: Polly Higgins, International Environmental Lawyer Prof Ian Lowe, Emeritus Professor, Griffith University, President Australian Conservation Foundation Allan Holmes, Chief Executive, […]
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What makes law ‘public’?
Convenor of the Public Law Research Community at the Adelaide Law School, Dr Gabrielle Appleby attempts to answer the question of what makes law ‘public’? As the convener of the Public Law Research Community I have often been asked what is ‘public law’. My response is that I have always thought of public law broadly, […]
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Relaxing the Urban Tree Removal Controls in Metropolitan Adelaide – a retrograde step
Within the city of Adelaide, state and local government authorities have recently removed, or plans to remove, some of the city’s more iconic trees. The Adelaide Law School’s Paul Leadbeter considers the relaxation of South Australia’s urban tree removal controls that have facilitated these removals. Media reports indicate some recent controversies have arisen in the […]
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