Journal of Environmental Law and Policy

(ISSN 2564-016X; CODEN: JELPBQ; DOI: 10.33002/jelp) is an international, scientific double blind peer-reviewed open access journal published 2 times a year online by The Grassroots Institute. The frequency of publishing has changed from 3 times to 2 times from 2024.

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Journal of Environmental Law and Policy is an international, interdisciplinary journal that facilitates an understanding of environmental governance, policy and law issues not only by drawing upon and contributing to the environmental social sciences, but also linking the ecosystem health, natural resources, and social sciences. The aim of the journal is to promote communication among academia, government, business and industry, civil society groups, citizens’ action groups, and non-governmental organizations who are instrumental in the solving of environmental problems and grassroots level issues.

VOLUME 03 ISSUE 03 (DECEMBER 2023)

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M – 00355Analytical Article

Environmental Justice and Globalization: Putting a Focus on Indigenous Peoples and Local Community Rights and Perspectives

Álvaro Augusto Sanabria-Rangel

Researcher, International Law, Industrial University of Santander, Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia

Email: alvarosanab@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8195-4954

(2023) 03 (03) Journal of Environmental Law and Policy 1-22 https://doi.org/10.33002/jelp030301

M – 00356Research Article

Human Rights-Based Conservation: The Integral Role of Human Rights Director in the Conservation Sector

Metolo Foyet

Department of Geography, University of Florida, Turlington Hall, 3141, 330 Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA.

Email: m.foyet@ufl.edu | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0009-0006-8054-2281

Patricia Mupeta-Muyamwa

The Nature Conservancy, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203 USA.

Email: pmupeta@tnc.org | ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2099-8480

(2023) 03 (03) Journal of Environmental Law and Policy 23-86 https://doi.org/10.33002/jelp030302

M – 00357Analytical Article

International Trade and Environmental Protection: Revisiting Hardin’s “Tragedy of the Commons”

Peter Nyeronvwo Komiti

Barrister and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria. Email: peterkomiti@gmail.com, peterkomiti@nigerinabar.ng

(2023) 03 (03) Journal of Environmental Law and Policy 87-105 https://doi.org/10.33002/jelp030303

M – 00358Analytical Article

The United States National Park System: Overview, Challenges and Policy Recommendations for China

James Brien

Vermont Law School, 164 Chelsea St, South Royalton, VT 05068, USA.

Email: jamesbrien@vermontlaw.edu | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0009-0008-1418-7618

Yanmei Lin*

Vermont Law School, 164 Chelsea St, South Royalton, VT 05068, USA.

Email: YLIN@vermontlaw.edu | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9312-7769

*Corresponding author

(2023) 03 (03) Journal of Environmental Law and Policy 106-157 https://doi.org/10.33002/jelp030304

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Advisory Board

    Advisory Board

    Chair, Advisory Board

    Prof. Dr. Anatoly Getman, Rector

    Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine

    Co-Chair, Advisory Board

    Justice Mukete Tahle Itoe,Judge

    High Court, Cameroon

    Members

    * Prof. Dr. Nataliya Malysheva (Ukraine)

    * Prof. Richard L. Ottinger (USA)

    * Prof. Debra L. Donahue (USA)

    * Prof. Dr. Erkki J. Hollo (Finland)

    * Prof. Dr. Shaista Shameem (Fiji)

    * Univ. Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Philip Kunig (Germany/Turkey)

    * Prof. Dr. Evangelos Raftopoulos (Greece)

    * Prof. Dr. Koh Kheng Lian (Singapore)

    Editors

    Editor-in-Chief

    Prof. Dr. Kamrul Hossain, Research Professor & Director

    Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law University of Lapland, Finland

    Deputy Editors-in-Chief

    Dr. Evgeniya Kopitsa, Associate Professor

    Department of Environmental Law Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine

    Deputy Editors-in-Chief

    Dr. Ngozi Finette Unuigbe,Professor of Environmental Law, Policy and Ethics

    University of Benin, Nigeria

    Executive Editor

    Dr. Hasrat Arjjumend, President & CEO

    The Grassroots Institute, Canada

    Associate Editor

    Dr. Nivedita Chaudhary, Assistant Professor

    India International University of Legal Education and Research, India

    Editorial Board

    * Prof. Dr. Noga Morag-Levine (USA)

    * Prof. Dr. Reed Elizabeth Loder (USA)

    * Dr. Yanmei Lin (USA)

    * Dr. Sumudu Atapattu (USA)

    * Dr. Srividhya Ragavan (USA)

    * Prof. Dr. David N. Cassuto (USA)

    * Dr. Sara L. Seck (Canada)

    * Prof. Daniel W. Dylan (Canada)

    * Dr. Semie Sama (Canada)

    * Dr. Martin-Joe Ezeudu (Canada)

    * Prof. Dr. Bándi Gyula (Hungary)

    * Prof. dr. habil dr. jur. Jakab Nóra (Hungary)

    * Prof. Dr. David Leary (Australia)

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    * Prof. dr. H.H.B. (Hans) Vedder (Netherlands)

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    * Dr. Gabriela A. Oanta (Spain)

    * Dr. Teresa Fajardo del Castillo (Granada)

    * Dr. Rosa M. Fernández Egea (Spain)

    * Prof. Dr. Dawid Bunikowski (Finland)

    * Prof. Dr. Reetta Toivanen (Finland)

    * Prof. Dr. Stefan Kirchner (Finland)

    * Dr. Laura Siragusa (Finland)

    * Dr. Daria Shapovalova (UK)

    * Dr. Avidan Kent (UK)

    * Dr. Alexandra R. Harrington (UK)

    * Dr. Ilaria Espa (Switzerland)

    * Prof. Massimiliano Montini (Italy)

    * Prof. Dr. Sonia Carmignani (Italy)

    * Prof. Nicolò Giovanni Carnimeo (Italy)

    * Prof. Dr. Alexander Proelss (Germany)

    * Dr. Mirjana Drenovak Ivanović (Serbia)

    * Prof. Dr. Rafael Leal-Arcas (UK)

    * Prof. Dr. Maja Seršić (Croatia)

    * Prof. Dr. Theresa Akpoghome (Nigeria)

    * Dr. Irekpitan Okukpon (Nigeria)

    * Dr. Pamela Towela Sambo (Zambia)

    * Prof. Dr. Olena V. Hafurova (Ukraine)

    * Prof. Dr. Nadiia Kobetska (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Yevhenii Suietnov (Ukraine)

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    * Prof. Dr. Cristiane Derani (Brazil)

    * Prof. Dr. Carina Oliveira (Brazil)

    * Dr. Mariana R. Santiago (Brazil)

    * Dr. Pablo Ferrara (Argentina)

    * Dr. Gloria Lucía Álvarez Pinzón (Colombia)

    * Prof. Dr. Damilola S. Olawuyi (Qatar)

    * Prof. Dr. Qin Tianbao (China)

    * Prof. Dr. A. Z. M. M. Rashid (Bangladesh)

    * Dr. Stellina Jolly (India/South Africa)

    * Dr. David Schorr (Israel)

    * Dr. Ruxandra Malina P. M. (Romania)

    * Dr. Christine Frison (Belgium)

    * Prof. Valentina Durán Medina (Chile)

    * Dr. Kikelomo Kila (United Kingdom)

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