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Human Rights and the Environment

About this Course

The links in theory and in law between the enjoyment of internationally recognized human rights and protection of the environment. The value and limits of procedural rights of access to information, public participation, and remedies in environmental law, as well as the case law of human rights bodies finding environmental degradation to constitute a breach of various human rights such as life, health, home life, and privacy.

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Environmental Law