Blog Posts: Environmental

The US and Spain’s Palomares agreement and how it could affect future nuclear cleanups

The U.S. and Spain are inching toward an agreement to finish cleaning up radioactive waste that remained after a B-52 crashed in 1966. Will it serve as a template for future cleanups?


Read More... (The US and Spain’s Palomares agreement and how it could affect future nuclear cleanups)
No Comments | Posted by Robert L. Hash on Mon. October 26, 2015 11:31 AM
Categories: Environmental, Spain, United States, WMD

Draft provisions in climate pact remain vague as December conference nears

Most of the world's largest nations are pushing to conclude a landmark climate agreement in December. But their unity has come at a price. A draft agreement released in early October left open the key metric for progress.


Read More... (Draft provisions in climate pact remain vague as December conference nears)
No Comments | Posted by Kathryn E. White on Mon. October 19, 2015 8:45 PM
Categories: Climate Change, Environmental, France, International regulatory coordination, United Nations

Could Zimbabwe extradite the hunter who shot Cecil?

Conservation groups have called for a Minnesota dentist to be federally prosecuted for tracking and killing one of southern Africa's best-known lions last month. That doesn't seem likely to happen, but he could face a years-long extradition battle and poaching charges in Zimbabwe.


Read More... (Could Zimbabwe extradite the hunter who shot Cecil?)
No Comments | Posted by Christopher R. Bagley (Chris) on Mon. August 3, 2015 3:10 PM
Categories: Africa, Conservation, Environmental, Extradition, International Law, Natural resources, Zimbabwe

Administrator Login

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106


If you are seeing this, you are either using a non-graphical browser or Netscape 4.x (4.7, 4.8, etc.) and this page appears very plain. If you are using a 4.x version of Netscape, this site is fully functional but lacks styles and optimizations available in other browsers. For full functionality, please upgrade your browser to the latest version of Internet Explorer or Firefox.