Environmental Law (LAWS5130)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study introduces students to the principles of environmental law. The unit begins by examining environmental ethics, the principles of ecologically sustainable development, and the consequences of the Australian federal system for environmental regulation. Environmental laws in various contexts are then examined - including climate change, heritage, biodiversity, land-use and pollution.
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Further unit of study information
In-class test (50%) and take-home exam (50%)
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Unit of study rules
LAWS2002 or LAWS2010 or LAWS5010
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