This module introduces the fundamental norms and institutions that comprise international environmental law and then focuses on six specific topics: air pollution and protection of the atmosphere, hazardous waste, endangered species, international rivers, the global commons, and forest ecosystems. Study and discussions questions are included.
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Subject: Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biodiversity, Environmental Science:Policy:Global Policy, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Surface Water , Environmental Science:Forest Resources Resource Type: Activities:Problem Set, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12) Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public Policy, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:WaterKeywords: International Environmental Law, international environmental protection, air pollution, protecting endangered species, protecting forest ecosystems