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Monday, 21 October 2019
Natural Resources Law students support the #SaveThePHA court case

2019 has ended off on a high note for the Natural Resources Law students, as they attended a case hearing brought by the Philippi Horticultural Area against the government, under the #SaveThePHA campaign. The Philippi Horticultural Area is famously known as Cape Town’s food basket, therefore any developmental threat to the area threatens the City’s food security. In the Western Cape High Court, the students experienced first-hand how South Africa’s agricultural resources get impacted by local planning decisions, and saw the law at play.

Publication Date:
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 - 08:30
IUCN workshop
IUCN Workshop on Marine Plastic Regulation Development

Olivia Rumble recently attended a workshop of legal experts on marine plastic pollution, hosted by the IUCN Environmental Law Centre in Bonn, Germany. The workshop and related country studies were undertaken as part of the IUCN's MARPLASTICCs project in Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam.

Publication Date:
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 - 14:30
Guidance to Thailand on National Climate Change Laws

Building on her work in the development of national climate change framework laws, Olivia Rumble recently visited Thailand to assist the Thai Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment with the development of a possible national climate change law for the country. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 - 15:00
Natural Resources Law students engage with biological resources regulation at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

The first field trip for the Natural Resources Law students this year related to their study of South Africa’s biological resources. Naturally, the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town provided the ultimate backdrop in which to engage the students on emerging debates in biodiversity laws.

Publication Date:
Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 15:15

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