Items filtered by date: April 2019

Happy Earth Day! A day to focus on what has and can be done to protect our small blue planet. In 2019 climate change is top of mind, and climate litigation is becoming common around the world. Read more about climate cases in our latest blog post!

Read our latest blog post here.

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April 2019

We recently submitted a number of recommendations to the Nova Scotia Law Amendments Committee on Bill No. 116 (Biodiversity Act).

To read our recommendations, click here.

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East Coast Environmental Law Association recently submitted some recommentations for ammendments to the Nova Scotia Law Assessments Committee on Bill 106 (Coastal Protection Act).

Read our reccomendations here.

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April 16, 2019

The seaweed industry has been growing steadily across North America, and many of us at East Coast Environmental Law Association were eager to uncover and share how this industry growth has led to the creation of various statutes and regulations regarding seaweed harvesting.

The release of our most recent student paper, The Regulation of Seaweed Harvesting in Multiple Jurisdictions, researched by Peter Rak, JD student at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, explores the Atlantic provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Canada's federal regulations, as well as seaweed regulation in other jurisdictions such as Maine, Ireland, and Norway.

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