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People & Parks Conference (2014)
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 - 15:15

The resolution of land restitution claims in protected areas remains a vexed challenge with almost 2/3 of such claims remaining unresolved almost twenty years since the commencement of south Africa's Land Reform Programme.

UCT Law and Science Students Head to Copenhagen
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 - 15:30

An interdisciplinary group of students, from the Science and Law Faculties, supervised by Micha Young from the Law Faculty’s Institute of Marine & Environmental Law, will be heading to Copenhagen in October this year.

International Environmental Law Students in Kommetjie
Mon, 05 May 2014 - 16:00

The International Environmental Law students enjoyed a day out in Kommetjie, where they were taught two course modules by the course convenor, Micha Young, in an informal setting.

Environmental Law Training for Parliament's Legal Advisors
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 - 16:00

IMEL, in partnership with UCT's Law@work Programme and EnAct International, recently hosted thirty legal advisors from the Provincial and National Legislatures for a week-long Environmental Law Training Workshop in early April.

IMEL Participates in Workshop on Recent Amendment to Environmental Laws
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 - 16:00

During March 2014 Micha Young, in her capacity as the regional representative of the Environmental Law Association (ELA), together with Sandy Paterson attended a workshop organised at the initiative of the Western Cape provincial Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEA&DP), together with the IAIA and the ELA.

Addressing Contemporary Conservation Practice Issues in UKZN
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 - 16:00

Prof Sandy Paterson was recently invited to present a keynote address at the Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife’s Symposium of Contemporary Conservation Practice held in Howick (Natal) from 4-8 November.

IMEL Participates in CER Case Law Workshop
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 - 16:15

Three of IMEL’s members attended and presented recent cases decided in the South African courts at the seminar hosted by the Centre for Environmental Rights in Cape Town.

A Flood of Environmentally-Related Amendment Bills Before Parliament
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 - 16:15

This year a broad range of important environmentally-related Amendment Bills have been introduced to Parliament. These Bills propose important amendments to most of South Africa’s contemporary environmental laws.

Climate Change and Good Governance Workshop
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 - 14:15

The presence of efficient, transparent and equitable forms of governance across scales is central to the realisation of sustainable development objectives.

IMEL Co-Hosts SPLUMA Workshop
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 - 14:15

The Western Cape Branch of the Environmental Law Association (ELA), together with IMEL and the provincial Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEA&DP) hosted a workshop on the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (2013) on 10 October.

Recent Important Case Law Dealing With International Fisheries Crime
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 - 14:15

Professor Jan Glazewski has recently completed an article titled “Restitution to South Africa for Illegal Fishing in South African Waters; United States v Bengis (2013): A Victory for Wildlife Law and Lessons for International Fisheries Crime”.

IMEL Hosts ELA Postgraduate Student Conference
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 - 14:15

On Friday, 12 September 2013 the Environmental Law Association (ELA) and the Institute of Marine & Environmental Law (IMEL) jointly hosted the second annual Postgraduate Student Conference under the title New frontiers: The future of environmental law.