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Biodiversity Conservation

Back to Basics: An Analysis of the Object and Purpose of CITES and a Blueprint for Implementation.” March 2010.

Introduction from the Sea (Doc 27): COP 15.” CITES Fact sheet. March 2010.

IELP White Paper on Export Quotas and Non-Detriment Findings.“ March 3, 2006.

IELP White Paper on Verification of Permit Findings.“ March 3, 2006.

IELP White Paper on Non-Detriment Finding Criteria.” March 2, 2006.

World Heritage Species: A New Legal Approach to Conservation.“  May 12, 2005. 

A World Heritage Species Case Study: Bwindi Gorillas.” May 10, 2005.

A World Heritage Species Case Study: The Virunga Mountain Gorillas.” May 6, 2005.

Draft Discussion Paper: Designing a World Heritage Species Protocol.” May 15, 2004.

Draft Discussion Paper: A Gap Analysis of International Legal Protection for Great Apes.“ May 14, 2004.

A World Heritage Species Case Study: Cross River Gorillas.” July 20, 2002.

Petition to the Council for Environmental Cooperation to Enforce the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

Legal Assessment of Compatibility Issues between the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) to the Cartagena Convention and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Climate Change

Climate Change and the World Heritage Convention: A Handbook for Low-lying Island States.” December 2010.

Petition to the World Heritage Committee Requesting Inclusion of Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves/La Amistad National Park on the List of World Heritage in Danger.” 2007.

Petition to the World Heritage Committee Requesting the Inclusion of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park on the List of World Heritage in Danger as a Result and Climate Change and for Protective Measures in Action.” 2006.

Oceans and Fisheries

Understanding Introduction from the Sea.”  Handbook to CITES. February 2010.

Making the Bylaws Work for the Pacific Salmon Commission and Public Participation.” IELP White Paper. 

CITES and Marine Species: An Analysis of the Draft Resolutions on Sharks, Sea Turtles, Toothfish, and Whales.” 2002.

An Assessment of the Expert Drafting Group’s Draft Supervision and Control Provisions.” April 15, 2002.

A Review of Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance Programs of International Fisheries Agreements with a View to the IWC’s Inspection and Observation Scheme of the RMS” December 2, 2002. 

A Review of Methods for Calculating Contributions in the International
Whaling Commission and Other Fisheries Organizations.
“ January 15, 2001.

Petition to Certify Japan Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. §1978 for Trading in the
Meat of Minke, Bryde’s, and Sperm Whales from the North Pacific and the
Southern Hemispher
.” November 14, 2000.

Legal Opinion on the Compe t enc e of the IWC to Include Humane Treatment and Human and Cetacean Health Concerns in the RMS.” June 21, 2000.

The Status of Sea Turtles under International Environmental Law and International Environmental Agreements.” September 8, 1997. 

Trade and the Environment

An Analysis of “Buy America” Provisions: In ADF Group Inc. v. United States under Chapter 11 of the NAFTA.“ August 25, 2005

An Analysis of Shrimp/Turtle II: The WTO Makes Room for Environmental Trade Restrictions.” August 15, 2005.

An Analysis of the WTO Appellate Body’s Report in the Sardines Case:
Implications for Ecolabels.
” August 10, 2005.

A Primer on the WTO and the Global Trading System.” November 2, 2000.

Analysis on the WTO Appellate Body’s Decision in Shrimp/Turtle.” February 24, 2000.



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