Environmental Law

Module 1: Introduction

Monteverde cloud forest reserve in Costa Rica
This module provides an introduction to basic concepts related to law and protected areas, including basic legal concepts and basic protected areas concepts to set the context for different students.

Module 1: Outline

Guide to content and structure of the module, including suggestions for the instructor on how to prepare and use the materials, additional resources and assessment questions.

Module 1: Seminar Presentation

Generic presentation on basic concepts related to law and protected areas, including slides and detailed notes for the educator.

Exercise 1.1: Understanding Basic Legal Concepts (Instructions)

Small group case study exercise, designed to promote an understanding of basic legal concepts among learners from non-law backgrounds.

Exercise 1.1: Understanding Basic Legal Concepts (Presentation)

Small group case study exercise, designed to promote an understanding of basic legal concepts amongst learners from non-law backgrounds.

Exercise 1.2: Understanding Basic PA Concepts (Instructions)

Small group case study exercise, designed to promote an understanding of protected area concepts amongst learners from non-protected area backgrounds.

Exercise 1.2: Understanding Basic PA Concepts (Presentation)

Small group case study exercise, designed to promote an understanding of protected area concepts among learners from non-protected area backgrounds.

Module 1: VIDEO - Introduction

Short video visually introducing the importance and complexity of law related to protected areas.

 

User Contributed Material

The following material was freely provided by users to enhance the body of resources available to educators and trainers. IUCN has not revised or edited this material in any way. If you are interested in adding to these resources, please send your contribution to elcsecretariat@iucn.org!

Pacific Islands Protected Area Portal

A range of selected resources and opportunities for those working in the field of terrestrial or marine protected area management in the Pacific Islands region.

Legal Protections for Natural Areas: offered at the University of Illinois (USA) 2015

W.G.Lavey
My opening presentation highlights six themes in studying legal protections for natural areas, including climate change.

Legal Protections for Natural Areas: offered at the University of Illinois (USA) 2015

W.G.Lavey
In 16 lessons using materials from the modules, I add case studies, legal documents, six expert interviews, and recent developments.

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