As conservation of the environment plays an increasingly important role within society, Birnie, Boyle, and Redgwell's International Law and the Environment continues to be an essential read for students and practitioners alike.
Alan Boyle, Professor of Public International Law, University of Edinburgh, and Catherine Redgwell, Chichele Professor of Public International Law, University of Oxford
Alan Boyle is Professor of Public International Law at University of Edinburgh. He was General Editor of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly from 1998 until 2006 and occasionally practises in the International Court of Justice and other international tribunals, mainly in environmental and law of the sea cases.
Catherine Redgwell is Chichele Professor of Public International Law at All Souls College, University of Oxford. She is Joint Editor of the British Year Book of International Law and Co-Editor of Oxford Monographs in International Law.
The late Patricia Birnie was a Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics. She was one of the world's foremost international environmental lawyers; her advice was sought by prominent NGOs such as the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and by various governments in her lifetime.
"Review from previous edition I consider Birnie, Boyle, and Redgwell's International Law and the Environment to be the leading textbook in the field... The authors' strike a knowledgeable balance in the treatment of various topics. The reader can rely on the book's coverage and substance'" - Professor Jutta Brunnée, Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law, University of Toronto
"Birnie, Boyle, and Redgwell's International Law and the Environment is a very well written, authoritative, and comprehensive text. The authors' approach the topics in a soundly researched, logically structured, and well-balanced way... For my mind this is the best international environmental law book on the market." - Professor Karen Hulme, Head of Law School, University of Essex
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