Summer 2017 Course Schedule

International Biodiversity & Wildlife Law (LAW-681-001)
David Downes

Meets: 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM (MTWThF) - Room Y236

Enrolled: 4 / Limit: 14

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Notices

Meets from 6/12-6/16. Students may earn academic credit for up to two credits per week in the summer semester (excluding full semester courses). This course counts toward the two credit per week limit. To register, email registrationservices@wcl.american.edu.

Description

Reviews the major principles of international law for the conservation of biological diversity and wildlife. We will discuss international agreements relating to topics such as biological diversity, ocean fisheries, migratory species, ecosystems and wildlife trade, with a problem-solving perspective that takes account of scientific, economic and cultural factors, and the range of policy and management tools that can promote conservation.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Readings will be drawn from Hunter, Salzman & Zaelke, International Environmental Law and Policy (5th ed. 2015) and other materials assembled by the professor. Readings in electronic form will be available on my.wcl course site.

First Class Readings

Will be available on my.wcl course site.

Syllabus

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