Associate Professor Ed Couzens

BA Hons LLB (Wits) LLM Environmental Law (Natal & Nottingham) PhD (KZN)
Attorney of the High Court, South Africa
Associate Professor

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 4138
Fax +61 2 9351 0200

Biographical details

Ed Couzens joined the University of Sydney Law School in early 2015 from the School of Law, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, where he lectured for 14 years and held the position of Associate Professor from 2009. He is an attorney of the High Court, South Africa; and holds the degrees of BA Hons LLB (from the University of the Witwatersrand), LLM Environmental Law (awarded jointly by the Universities of Natal and Nottingham), and PhD (from the University of KwaZulu-Natal).


Ed has been recognized as an ‘Established Researcher’ by South Africa’s National Research Foundation for the years 2013-2018. He was the IUCN AEL Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, in January 2015, where he taught a course on ‘international wildlife and conservation law’; and he taught on the University of Eastern Finland – United Nations Environment Programme Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements (www.uef.fi/unep) every year since 2004 to 2015.


He has been an editor on the Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law since 2015; an assistant editor/editor on the South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy since 2001; and was a co-editor on the University of Eastern Finland – United Nations Environment Programme Review of International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy from 2006 to 2016. He is a member of the Advisory Boards of Transnational Environmental Law and the Journal of International Wildlife law and Policy. He is the Deputy-Director of the Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law (ACCEL) at Sydney Law School.


He was an executive member of the Environmental Law Association of South Africa (www.elasa.co.za) from 2010 until 2014; and remains a non-executive member. He has attended more than 50 conferences, presenting papers at most; has attended five Meetings of the International Whaling Commission (2007, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2016) as a member of the South African delegation; and attended the 17th CoP of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (2016) and the 17th CoP of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (2011).


Ed has also been a qualified Field Guide in South Africa since 1997.

Research interests

  • International and national wildlife law
  • Protection of biodiversity
  • Climate change and biodiversity
  • Marine protection

Teaching and supervision

While he has taught many Law courses over the years, including Contract Law, Property Law and Public International Law, the core of his teaching and supervision is in Environmental Law.

Associations

  • Environmental Law Association of South Africa (Executive Member 2010-2014)
  • Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law (ACCEL)

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • Couzens, E. (2014). Whales and Elephants in International Conservation Law and Politics: A Comparative Study. Abingdon: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Lewis, M. (2013). International Encyclopaedia of Law: Environmental Law - South Africa. Netherlands: Kluwer Law International.

Edited Books

  • Couzens, E., Honkonen, T., Lewis, M. (2017). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2015. Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Paterson, A., Riley, S., Fristikawati, Y. (2017). Protecting Forest and Marine Biodiversity: The Role of Law. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Kuokkanen, T., Couzens, E., Honkonen, T., Lewis, M. (2016). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy: Insights and overviews. Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Lewis, M., Couzens, E., Honkonen, T. (2015). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2014. Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Honkonen, T., Lewis, M., Couzens, E. (2014). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2013. Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Honkonen, T., Couzens, E. (2013). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2011. Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Honkonen, T., Lewis, M. (2013). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2012. Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Honkonen, T. (2011). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2010. Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Honkonen, T., Couzens, E. (2010). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2009. Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Honkonen, T. (2009). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2008. Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Kolari, T., Couzens, E. (2008). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2007. Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Kolari, T. (2007). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2006. Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]

Book Chapters

  • Couzens, E., Couzens, M. (2017). A comparison of constitutional provisions on water-related rights in Southern African states. In Erkki J. Hollo (Eds.), Water Resource Management and the Law, (pp. 68-97). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Paterson, A., Riley, S. (2017). Legal aspects of the protection of forest and marine biodiversity: Understanding the context. In Ed Couzens, Alexander Paterson, Sophie Riley, Yanti Fristikawati (Eds.), Protecting Forest and Marine Biodiversity: The Role of Law, (pp. 3-24). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2017). Sex, Sea Turtles, and Missed Opportunities: Biodiversity-related Provisions in the Paris Agreement. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen, Melissa Lewis (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2015, (pp. 157-181). Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland.
  • Couzens, E., Lewis, M. (2016). Learning from the past: A reflection on the roles of people and problems in the development of international environmental law. In Tuomas Kuokkanen, Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen, Melissa Lewis (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy: Insights and overviews, (pp. 97-126). Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Couzens, E. (2015). Water-related Conflict and Security in Southern Africa: The SADC Protocol on Shared Watercourses. In Melissa Lewis, Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2014, (pp. 91-126). Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2014). Fighting for Sanctuary: A Multilateral Simulation Exercise Based on the International Whaling Commission. In Tuula Honkonen, Melissa Lewis, Ed Couzens (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2013, (pp. 183-205). Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2013). A Strange Beast Swimming Upstream: The International Whaling Commission in the Context of Synergies between Biodiversity-related MEAs (Including a Multilateral Simulation Exercise). In Tuula Honkonen, Ed Couzens (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2011, (pp. 223-260). Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Kidd, M., Couzens, E. (2013). Climate Change Responses in South Africa. In Erkki J. Hollo, Kati Kulovesi, Michael Mehling (Eds.), Climate Change and the Law, (pp. 619-638). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Science+Business Media. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2013). The International Whaling Commission, the St Kitts and Nevis Declaration, and the Rio+20 Outcome Document Paragraphs on Oceans Governance: An International Negotiation Simulation Exercise. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen, Melissa Lewis (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2012, (pp. 195-224). Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2012). Whaling and Dealing: Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling, Politics and Poverty. In Y Le Bouthillier, M Cohen, J Gonzalez Marquez, A Mumma, S Smith (Eds.), Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Law, (pp. 100-126). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2011). International Law Relating to Climate Change and Marine Issues. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2010, (pp. 185-216). Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Blackmore, A. (2010). A Millennium Overturned: The Long History in England and South Africa of Laws Against Hunting with Dogs, and Recent Statutory Changes in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal. In Michael Kidd, Shannon Hoctor (Eds.), Stella Iuris: Celebrating 100 years of Teaching Law in Pietermaritzburg, (pp. 298-321). South Africa: Juta and Company Ltd.
  • Couzens, E. (2009). How the Whale Got Its Impasse. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2008, (pp. 81-88). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2009). Negotiating an Impasse: A Multilateral Simulation Exercise Based on the International Whaling Commission. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2008, (pp. 257-267). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2008). Chemicals and Marine Mammals. In Tuula Kolari, Ed Couzens (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2007, (pp. 231-245). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2007). Is Conservation a Viable Land Usage? Issues Surrounding the Sale of Ivory by Southern African Countries in 2004. In Nathalie J. Chalifour, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Lin Heng Lye, John R. Nolon (Eds.), Land Use Law for Sustainable Development, (pp. 27-44). United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Couzens, E. (2007). Only Half a Penguin a Day: The Early History of Wildlife Law in South Africa. In Shannon Hoctor, Pamela-Jane Schwikkard (Eds.), The Exemplary Scholar: Essays in Honour of John Milton, (pp. 207-235). South Africa: Juta and Company Ltd.
  • Couzens, E. (2007). The Problem that Categorization of Species in MEAs Poses for the Protection of Biodiversity. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Kolari (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2006, (pp. 185-216). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2006). Individuals and Disasters: The Past and the Future of International Environmental Law. In Marko Berglund (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2005, (pp. 71-96). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2005). Fundamental Environmental Rights. In Marko Berglund (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2004, (pp. 199-206). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2002). The Global Conservation Battleground. In K. Koufa (Eds.), Protection of the Environment for the New Millenium: Thesaurus Acroasium Vol. XXXI, (pp. 621-637). Greece: Institute of International Public Law and International Relations.

Journals

  • Coetzee, L., Couzens, E. (2018). Keeping the rhino (debate) alive: Swaziland's proposal at CITES CoP17 in 2016. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 23(1), 217-254.
  • Trouwborst, A., Blackmore, A., Boitani, L., Bowman, M., Caddell, R., Chapron, G., Cliquet, A., Couzens, E., Epstein, Y., Fernandez-Galiano, E., et al (2017). International Wildlife Law: Understanding and Enhancing Its Role in Conservation. BioScience, 67(9), 784-790. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2017). Size Still Matters, Although It Shouldn't: The Debate on Small Cetaceans, IWC 65, and Monaco's Resolution on Highly Migratory Cetaceans. Transnational Environmental Law, 6(2), 363-374. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Bellengere, A., Couzens, M., Bellengere, D. (2017). The Baboon Behaved Impeccably: Animal Rights and Welfare in South Africa, Some Recent Foreign Judgments, and the Case of Macrae v State [SCA, 2014]. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 22, 239-269.
  • Couzens, E., Maduramuthu, D., Bellengere, A. (2017). Water Security and Judicial and Administrative Confusion in South Africa: The Trustees of the Time Being of the Lucas Scheepers Trust, IT 633/96 v MEC for the Department of Water Affairs, Gauteng 2015 ZAGPPHC 211 (17 April 2015). Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 20, 1-26. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Bellengere, A. (2016). Wading through Muddy Administrative and Judicial Waters: Makhanya NO v Goede Wellington Boerdery (Pty) Ltd and Another (230/12, 233/12) [2012] ZASCA 205 (30 November 2012). South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 19(2), 137-154.
  • Couzens, E. (2015). Avoiding Mazibuko: Water Security and Constitutional Rights in Southern African Case Law. Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 18(4), 1162-1186. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2014). Size Matters, Although It Shouldn't: The ICRW and Small Cetaceans. A Reply to Stephenson, Mooers and Attaran. Transnational Environmental Law, 3(2), 265-278. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2013). CITES at Forty: Never Too Late to Make Lifestyle Changes. Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law, 22(3), 311-323. [More Information]
  • Trouwborst, A., Caddell, R., Couzens, E. (2013). To Free or Not to Free? State Obligations and the Rescue and Release of Marine Mammals: A Case Study of 'Morgan the Orca'. Transnational Environmental Law, 2(1), 117-144. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Lewis, M., Surbun, V. (2010). Dumping the Seafill: The Integrated Coastal Management Act of 2008, International Controls on Dumping at Sea, and a Sea Change in Approach. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 17(1), 45-67.
  • Couzens, E. (2010). Expropriation as a Weapon for Environmental Protection in South Africa. South African Law Journal, 127(1), 18-29.
  • Ridl, J., Couzens, E. (2010). Misplacing NEMA? A Consideration of Some Problematic Aspects of South Africa's New EIA Regulations. Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 13(5), 80-120. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Bellengere, A. (2010). The Sacrificial Blesbok: Inching Toward Greater Understanding of Animal Welfare Law in South Africa: National Council of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v Openshaw; and Natal Zoological Gardens (Pty) Ltd and Others v Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and Others. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 17(2), 125-137. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2008). Filling station jurisprudence: Environmental Law in South African Courts and the Judgment in Fuel Retailers Association of Southern Africa v Director-General Environmental Management, Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment, Mpumalanga Province, and Others 2007 (6) SA 4 (CC). South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 15(1), 23-56.
  • Couzens, E. (2007). Costs, with pained regret: Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa v MEC for Economic Affairs, Environment and Tourism, Eastern Cape, and Others 2005 (6) S A 123 (E). South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 14(2), 217-225. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Gumede, K. (2007). Losing NEMA: Endangered Wildlife Trust v Gate Development (Pty) Ltd and Others. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 14(1), 125-134. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Dent, M. (2006). Finding NEMA: The National Environmental Management Act, the De Hoop Dam, Conflict Resolution and Alternative Dispute Resolution in Environmental Disputes. Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 9(3), 2-51. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2006). The World Summit on Sustainable Development, 2002: A Critical Overview. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 13(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Ridl, J., Carnelley, M., Couzens, E. (2005). (Bio)Tracing Poor Exemptions: South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) v'Head of Department: Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs and Others. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 12(2), 151-171. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2005). The incorporation of international environmental law (and multilateral environmental agreements) into South African domestic law. South African Yearbook of International Law, 30, 128-147.
  • Couzens, E. (2004). A Vote for Trees: The case of Vogel v Crewe and Another 2003 (4) SA 509 (T). South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 11(1), 159-165. [More Information]
  • Barron, N., Couzens, E. (2004). Intellectual Property Rights and Plant Variety Protection in South Africa: An International Perspective. Journal of Environmental Law, 16(1), 19-47. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2003). The Influence of English Poaching Laws on South African Poaching Laws. Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History, 2003 (9), 62-72. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2003). Two Old Watchdogs: Different Global Perspectives of Conservation, CITES, the ICRW, the African Elephant and the Whale. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 10(2), 151-176. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (1999). NEMA - A Step Closer to Coherence? South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 6(1), 13-19. [More Information]

Reference Works

  • Couzens, E. (2011). Water. In L. Harms, J. Faris (Eds.), The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) 30. (Vol. 30, pp. 279-410). South Africa: LexisNexis Butterworths.
  • Couzens, E. (2010). Sea and Sea-shore. In L. Harms, J. Faris (Eds.), The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) 24. (Vol. 24, pp. 107-200). South Africa: LexisNexis Butterworths.
  • Couzens, E. (2009). Expropriation. The Law of South Africa (LAWSA), Supplementary Part 2. (pp. 1-34). South Africa: LexisNexis Butterworths.
  • Couzens, E. (2005). Forestry. In J. Faris (Eds.), The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) 10. (pp. 107-162). South Africa: LexisNexis Butterworths.
  • Couzens, E. (2001). HIV/AIDS and Prisoners' Rights. HIV/AIDS and the Law (Manual). (pp. 343-364). South Africa: AIDS Law Project/Lawyers for Human Rights.

Other

  • Trouwborst, A., Caddell, R., Couzens, E. (2013), Habeas Porpoise: The Strange Case of Morgan the Orca. [More Information]

Research Reports

  • Couzens, E. (2017). Enforcement of Environmental Law: Good Practices From Africa and Asia (Volume II), (pp. 1 - 88). Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations Environment Programme. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2014). Enforcement of Environmental Law: Good Practices from Africa, Central Asia, ASEAN Countries and China (Volume I), (pp. 1 - 40). Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations Environment Programme. [More Information]

2018

  • Coetzee, L., Couzens, E. (2018). Keeping the rhino (debate) alive: Swaziland's proposal at CITES CoP17 in 2016. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 23(1), 217-254.

2017

  • Couzens, E., Couzens, M. (2017). A comparison of constitutional provisions on water-related rights in Southern African states. In Erkki J. Hollo (Eds.), Water Resource Management and the Law, (pp. 68-97). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2017). Enforcement of Environmental Law: Good Practices From Africa and Asia (Volume II), (pp. 1 - 88). Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations Environment Programme. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Honkonen, T., Lewis, M. (2017). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2015. Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland. [More Information]
  • Trouwborst, A., Blackmore, A., Boitani, L., Bowman, M., Caddell, R., Chapron, G., Cliquet, A., Couzens, E., Epstein, Y., Fernandez-Galiano, E., et al (2017). International Wildlife Law: Understanding and Enhancing Its Role in Conservation. BioScience, 67(9), 784-790. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Paterson, A., Riley, S. (2017). Legal aspects of the protection of forest and marine biodiversity: Understanding the context. In Ed Couzens, Alexander Paterson, Sophie Riley, Yanti Fristikawati (Eds.), Protecting Forest and Marine Biodiversity: The Role of Law, (pp. 3-24). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Paterson, A., Riley, S., Fristikawati, Y. (2017). Protecting Forest and Marine Biodiversity: The Role of Law. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Couzens, E. (2017). Sex, Sea Turtles, and Missed Opportunities: Biodiversity-related Provisions in the Paris Agreement. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen, Melissa Lewis (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2015, (pp. 157-181). Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland.
  • Couzens, E. (2017). Size Still Matters, Although It Shouldn't: The Debate on Small Cetaceans, IWC 65, and Monaco's Resolution on Highly Migratory Cetaceans. Transnational Environmental Law, 6(2), 363-374. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Bellengere, A., Couzens, M., Bellengere, D. (2017). The Baboon Behaved Impeccably: Animal Rights and Welfare in South Africa, Some Recent Foreign Judgments, and the Case of Macrae v State [SCA, 2014]. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 22, 239-269.
  • Couzens, E., Maduramuthu, D., Bellengere, A. (2017). Water Security and Judicial and Administrative Confusion in South Africa: The Trustees of the Time Being of the Lucas Scheepers Trust, IT 633/96 v MEC for the Department of Water Affairs, Gauteng 2015 ZAGPPHC 211 (17 April 2015). Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 20, 1-26. [More Information]

2016

  • Kuokkanen, T., Couzens, E., Honkonen, T., Lewis, M. (2016). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy: Insights and overviews. Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Couzens, E., Lewis, M. (2016). Learning from the past: A reflection on the roles of people and problems in the development of international environmental law. In Tuomas Kuokkanen, Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen, Melissa Lewis (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy: Insights and overviews, (pp. 97-126). Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Couzens, E., Bellengere, A. (2016). Wading through Muddy Administrative and Judicial Waters: Makhanya NO v Goede Wellington Boerdery (Pty) Ltd and Another (230/12, 233/12) [2012] ZASCA 205 (30 November 2012). South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 19(2), 137-154.

2015

  • Couzens, E. (2015). Avoiding Mazibuko: Water Security and Constitutional Rights in Southern African Case Law. Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 18(4), 1162-1186. [More Information]
  • Lewis, M., Couzens, E., Honkonen, T. (2015). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2014. Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2015). Water-related Conflict and Security in Southern Africa: The SADC Protocol on Shared Watercourses. In Melissa Lewis, Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2014, (pp. 91-126). Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]

2014

  • Couzens, E. (2014). Enforcement of Environmental Law: Good Practices from Africa, Central Asia, ASEAN Countries and China (Volume I), (pp. 1 - 40). Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations Environment Programme. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2014). Fighting for Sanctuary: A Multilateral Simulation Exercise Based on the International Whaling Commission. In Tuula Honkonen, Melissa Lewis, Ed Couzens (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2013, (pp. 183-205). Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Honkonen, T., Lewis, M., Couzens, E. (2014). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2013. Joensuu: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2014). Size Matters, Although It Shouldn't: The ICRW and Small Cetaceans. A Reply to Stephenson, Mooers and Attaran. Transnational Environmental Law, 3(2), 265-278. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2014). Whales and Elephants in International Conservation Law and Politics: A Comparative Study. Abingdon: Routledge. [More Information]

2013

  • Couzens, E. (2013). A Strange Beast Swimming Upstream: The International Whaling Commission in the Context of Synergies between Biodiversity-related MEAs (Including a Multilateral Simulation Exercise). In Tuula Honkonen, Ed Couzens (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2011, (pp. 223-260). Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2013). CITES at Forty: Never Too Late to Make Lifestyle Changes. Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law, 22(3), 311-323. [More Information]
  • Kidd, M., Couzens, E. (2013). Climate Change Responses in South Africa. In Erkki J. Hollo, Kati Kulovesi, Michael Mehling (Eds.), Climate Change and the Law, (pp. 619-638). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Science+Business Media. [More Information]
  • Trouwborst, A., Caddell, R., Couzens, E. (2013), Habeas Porpoise: The Strange Case of Morgan the Orca. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Lewis, M. (2013). International Encyclopaedia of Law: Environmental Law - South Africa. Netherlands: Kluwer Law International.
  • Honkonen, T., Couzens, E. (2013). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2011. Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Honkonen, T., Lewis, M. (2013). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2012. Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2013). The International Whaling Commission, the St Kitts and Nevis Declaration, and the Rio+20 Outcome Document Paragraphs on Oceans Governance: An International Negotiation Simulation Exercise. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen, Melissa Lewis (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2012, (pp. 195-224). Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Trouwborst, A., Caddell, R., Couzens, E. (2013). To Free or Not to Free? State Obligations and the Rescue and Release of Marine Mammals: A Case Study of 'Morgan the Orca'. Transnational Environmental Law, 2(1), 117-144. [More Information]

2012

  • Couzens, E. (2012). Whaling and Dealing: Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling, Politics and Poverty. In Y Le Bouthillier, M Cohen, J Gonzalez Marquez, A Mumma, S Smith (Eds.), Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Law, (pp. 100-126). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. [More Information]

2011

  • Couzens, E., Honkonen, T. (2011). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2010. Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2011). International Law Relating to Climate Change and Marine Issues. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2010, (pp. 185-216). Joensuu, Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2011). Water. In L. Harms, J. Faris (Eds.), The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) 30. (Vol. 30, pp. 279-410). South Africa: LexisNexis Butterworths.

2010

  • Couzens, E., Blackmore, A. (2010). A Millennium Overturned: The Long History in England and South Africa of Laws Against Hunting with Dogs, and Recent Statutory Changes in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal. In Michael Kidd, Shannon Hoctor (Eds.), Stella Iuris: Celebrating 100 years of Teaching Law in Pietermaritzburg, (pp. 298-321). South Africa: Juta and Company Ltd.
  • Couzens, E., Lewis, M., Surbun, V. (2010). Dumping the Seafill: The Integrated Coastal Management Act of 2008, International Controls on Dumping at Sea, and a Sea Change in Approach. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 17(1), 45-67.
  • Couzens, E. (2010). Expropriation as a Weapon for Environmental Protection in South Africa. South African Law Journal, 127(1), 18-29.
  • Honkonen, T., Couzens, E. (2010). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2009. Finland: University of Eastern Finland Law School. [More Information]
  • Ridl, J., Couzens, E. (2010). Misplacing NEMA? A Consideration of Some Problematic Aspects of South Africa's New EIA Regulations. Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 13(5), 80-120. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2010). Sea and Sea-shore. In L. Harms, J. Faris (Eds.), The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) 24. (Vol. 24, pp. 107-200). South Africa: LexisNexis Butterworths.
  • Couzens, E., Bellengere, A. (2010). The Sacrificial Blesbok: Inching Toward Greater Understanding of Animal Welfare Law in South Africa: National Council of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v Openshaw; and Natal Zoological Gardens (Pty) Ltd and Others v Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and Others. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 17(2), 125-137. [More Information]

2009

  • Couzens, E. (2009). Expropriation. The Law of South Africa (LAWSA), Supplementary Part 2. (pp. 1-34). South Africa: LexisNexis Butterworths.
  • Couzens, E. (2009). How the Whale Got Its Impasse. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2008, (pp. 81-88). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Honkonen, T. (2009). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2008. Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2009). Negotiating an Impasse: A Multilateral Simulation Exercise Based on the International Whaling Commission. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2008, (pp. 257-267). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]

2008

  • Couzens, E. (2008). Chemicals and Marine Mammals. In Tuula Kolari, Ed Couzens (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2007, (pp. 231-245). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2008). Filling station jurisprudence: Environmental Law in South African Courts and the Judgment in Fuel Retailers Association of Southern Africa v Director-General Environmental Management, Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment, Mpumalanga Province, and Others 2007 (6) SA 4 (CC). South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 15(1), 23-56.
  • Kolari, T., Couzens, E. (2008). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2007. Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]

2007

  • Couzens, E. (2007). Costs, with pained regret: Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa v MEC for Economic Affairs, Environment and Tourism, Eastern Cape, and Others 2005 (6) S A 123 (E). South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 14(2), 217-225. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E., Kolari, T. (2007). International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2006. Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2007). Is Conservation a Viable Land Usage? Issues Surrounding the Sale of Ivory by Southern African Countries in 2004. In Nathalie J. Chalifour, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Lin Heng Lye, John R. Nolon (Eds.), Land Use Law for Sustainable Development, (pp. 27-44). United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Couzens, E., Gumede, K. (2007). Losing NEMA: Endangered Wildlife Trust v Gate Development (Pty) Ltd and Others. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 14(1), 125-134. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2007). Only Half a Penguin a Day: The Early History of Wildlife Law in South Africa. In Shannon Hoctor, Pamela-Jane Schwikkard (Eds.), The Exemplary Scholar: Essays in Honour of John Milton, (pp. 207-235). South Africa: Juta and Company Ltd.
  • Couzens, E. (2007). The Problem that Categorization of Species in MEAs Poses for the Protection of Biodiversity. In Ed Couzens, Tuula Kolari (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2006, (pp. 185-216). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]

2006

  • Couzens, E., Dent, M. (2006). Finding NEMA: The National Environmental Management Act, the De Hoop Dam, Conflict Resolution and Alternative Dispute Resolution in Environmental Disputes. Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, 9(3), 2-51. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2006). Individuals and Disasters: The Past and the Future of International Environmental Law. In Marko Berglund (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2005, (pp. 71-96). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2006). The World Summit on Sustainable Development, 2002: A Critical Overview. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 13(1), 1-14. [More Information]

2005

  • Ridl, J., Carnelley, M., Couzens, E. (2005). (Bio)Tracing Poor Exemptions: South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) v'Head of Department: Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs and Others. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 12(2), 151-171. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2005). Forestry. In J. Faris (Eds.), The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) 10. (pp. 107-162). South Africa: LexisNexis Butterworths.
  • Couzens, E. (2005). Fundamental Environmental Rights. In Marko Berglund (Eds.), International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2004, (pp. 199-206). Finland: University of Joensuu. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2005). The incorporation of international environmental law (and multilateral environmental agreements) into South African domestic law. South African Yearbook of International Law, 30, 128-147.

2004

  • Couzens, E. (2004). A Vote for Trees: The case of Vogel v Crewe and Another 2003 (4) SA 509 (T). South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 11(1), 159-165. [More Information]
  • Barron, N., Couzens, E. (2004). Intellectual Property Rights and Plant Variety Protection in South Africa: An International Perspective. Journal of Environmental Law, 16(1), 19-47. [More Information]

2003

  • Couzens, E. (2003). The Influence of English Poaching Laws on South African Poaching Laws. Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History, 2003 (9), 62-72. [More Information]
  • Couzens, E. (2003). Two Old Watchdogs: Different Global Perspectives of Conservation, CITES, the ICRW, the African Elephant and the Whale. South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 10(2), 151-176. [More Information]

2002

  • Couzens, E. (2002). The Global Conservation Battleground. In K. Koufa (Eds.), Protection of the Environment for the New Millenium: Thesaurus Acroasium Vol. XXXI, (pp. 621-637). Greece: Institute of International Public Law and International Relations.

2001

  • Couzens, E. (2001). HIV/AIDS and Prisoners' Rights. HIV/AIDS and the Law (Manual). (pp. 343-364). South Africa: AIDS Law Project/Lawyers for Human Rights.

1999

  • Couzens, E. (1999). NEMA - A Step Closer to Coherence? South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 6(1), 13-19. [More Information]

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