School of Law

ed couzens

Recent publications of mr ed couzens

 

‘The Evolution of Biodiversity-Related Instruments in International Law: Classification and Categorisation’ in: International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2006 University of Joensuu – UNEP Course Series 4, 2007.

‘Is Conservation a Viable Land Usage? Issues surrounding the sale of ivory by Southern African Countries in 2004’ in: Land Use Law for Sustainable Development Cambridge University Press, 2007.

‘Individuals and Disasters: The Past and the Future of International Environmental Law’ in:
International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2005 University of Joensuu – UNEP Course Series 2, 2006.

‘Forestry’ in: 2nd reissue of The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) LexisNexis Butterworths, South Africa, 2005.

‘Fundamental Environmental Rights’ in: International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2004 University of Joensuu – UNEP Course Series 1, 2005.

‘The Global Conservation Battleground’ in: Thesaurus Acroasium Vol. XXXI ‘Protection of the Environment for the New Millenium’ Institute of Public International Law and International Relations, Thessaloniki, Greece. 2002.

‘HIV/AIDS and Prisoners’ Rights’ in: HIV/AIDS and the Law (Manual) AIDS Law Project/Lawyers for Human Rights, 2001.

Books edited:
Co-editor (with Tuula Honkonen) of: International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2008. University of Joensuu – UNEP Course Series 8, 2009.
Co-editor (with Tuula Kolari) of: International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2007. University of Joensuu – UNEP Course Series 6, 2008.
Co-editor (with Tuula Kolari) International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2006. University of Joensuu – UNEP Course Series 4, 2007.
(The International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review (2004-2008) is available online at: www.joensuu.fi/unep/envlaw/ – follow the ‘Publications/Materials’ link.)

SAPSE (or ISI) accredited journal articles:
‘Filling station jurisprudence: the Fuel Retailers case, 2007 (6) SA 4 (CC)’ in: South African Journal of Environmental Law & Policy Vol:15:1 2008.
‘Costs, with pained regret: Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa v MEC for Economic Affairs, Environment and Tourism, Eastern Cape, and Others 2005 6 SA 123 (E)’ in: South African Journal of Environmental Law & Policy Vol.14:2 2007.

‘Losing NEMA: Endangered Wildlife Trust v Gate Development (Pty) Ltd and Others Case no. 28761/05, decided on 23 June 2006, in the Transvaal Provincial Division’ (co-authored with Ms K Gumede) in: South African Journal of Environmental Law & Policy Vol.14:1 2007.
‘Finding NEMA: The National Environmental Management Act, the De Hoop dam, conflict resolution and Alternative Dispute Resolution in environmental disputes’ (co-authored with Dr M Dent) in: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal 2006 Vol 3. (Available online at http://www.puk.ac.za/fakulteite/regte/per/issue06v3.html.)

‘The World Summit on Sustainable Development 2002: A Critical Overview’ in: South African Journal of Environmental Law & Policy Vol.13:1 2006.

‘(Bio)Tracing Poor Exemptions: South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) v Head of Department: Department of Agriculture & Environmental Affairs and Others 2003 (6) SA 631 D&CLD’ (co-authored with J Ridl & M Carnelley) in: South African Journal of Environmental Law & Policy Vol.12:2 2005.

‘The incorporation of international environmental law (and multilateral environmental agreements) into South African domestic law’ in: South African Yearbook of International Law Vol 30, 2005.

‘A vote for trees: Vogel v Crewe and Another 2003 (4) SA 509 (T)’ in: South African Journal of Environmental Law & Policy Vol. 10:1 2004.

‘Intellectual Property Rights and Plant Variety Protection in South Africa: An International Perspective’ (co-authored with N Barron) in: Journal of Environmental Law Oxford University Press Vol.16 No. 1 January 2004. (See http://jel.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/citation/16/1/19.)

‘Two Old Watchdogs: CITES, the ICRW, the African elephant and the whale’ in: South African Journal of Environmental Law & Policy Vol.10:2 2003.

‘The influence of English poaching laws on South African poaching laws’ in: Fundamina: A Journal of Legal History Vol. 9 – 2003.

‘A Step Closer to Coherence? The National Environmental Management Act’ in: South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy Vol. 6 – 1999.