Content tagged with "trade and environment"
December 18The International Environmental Law Project (IELP) at Lewis & Clark Law School prepared a legal opinion that helped trigger an international investigation to determine whether Japan is illegally trading in the meat of sei whales. Based on IELP’s legal opinion and other information, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) took an important step toward ending Japan’s domestic sale of sei whale meat by agreeing to investigate Japan’s trade in sei whales.
January 21The Law School’s International Environmental Law Project (IELP) recently returned from Geneva where it participated in negotiations of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) from January 11-15.
January 7Prof. Wold’s recent analysis of the Trans Pacific Partnership concludes that the TPP’s environmental provisions are weak and unlikely to address the problems of illegal wildlife trade, overfishing, and other environmental concerns. Rep. Paul Tonko (NY-20) sent it to members of Congress, calling it a “thorough and thoughtful report”.