Issue 1 is Now Available!

Volume 17, Issue 1 of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law is now available! We hope you enjoy reading these articles written by some of the forefront environmental minds in the country on topics including transnational legal disputes in the Mekong River Basin, exploring common but differentiated responsibilities in established principles of international environmental law, environmental problems and solutions to Chinese investment in Africa, the risks of offshore methane hydrates, and the international and domestic implications of conversation drones.

EcoPerspectives Blog

The upcoming EcoPerspectives are part of  a  special collaborative effort  with VLS’s COP Observer Delegation headed by Professor Tracy Bach. Interested in what VLS’s COP21 Observer Delegation class does? CLICK HERE to access their webpage and see what they’re up to! This week’s EcoPerspectives are titled Ready for COP: Economic growth and climate change, by Madhavi Venkatesan, and Ready for COP: “Almost no nation is stretching,” by Professor Tracy Bach. The EcoPerspectives Blog will  now be updated weekly every Monday. Please enjoy!

Environmental Law Review Syndicate

Check out this new collaborative effort run  by the nation’s leading environmental law reviews! Each week an article will be put out in this multi-school online forum highlighting important environmental issues. The next article is by Liz Rasheed, a third-year Juris Doctor and the Submissions Editor for NYU Environmental Law Journal. Rasheed’s article Is CITES Endangered? can also be found here where you can see the original article and leave comments!

Vermont Law Top 10
Environmental Watch List 2015

The fifth annual Top 10 Environmental Watch List is now live. The Top 10 2015 list aims to highlight the top environmental controversies and issues likely to emerge in 2015. Please enlighten yourself on topics including climate disruption, carbon emissions, regulating pollution discharges into wetlands, and managing wolves, oil reserves, and other natural resources.

2014 White River Environmental Law
Writing Competition Winner Chosen

The Vermont Journal of Environmental Law is pleased to announce Matthew J. McGowan of Texas A&M University School of Law as the winner of the 2014 White River Environmental Law Writing Competition! The winning entry, “Locomotives v. Local Motives: The Coming Conflict, Statutory Void, and Legal Uncertainties Riding with Reactivated Rails-to-Trails,” will appear in our March issue. Congratulations, Matthew!


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