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International Environmental Law: Research Guides

International Environmental Law

Research Guides

American Society of International Law: International Environmental Law

The types of resources covered emphasize the Internet but also include CD-ROMs, library catalogs, and on-line subscription/commercial services. The emphasis here is on English-language sources.


The Center for International Environmental Law

The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) works to strengthen and use international law and institutions to protect the environment, promote human health, and ensure a just and sustainable society.

An important aspect of their work and accomplishments is reflected in their research and publications. Click on "Research & Publications" for featured research and publications.


GlobaLex:  A Basic Guide to International Environmental Legal Research

This guide will provide an overview of the key terms, general starting points by sub-topic of international environmental law and correlating treaties and agreements, a summary of the essential websites and secondary sources for international environmental legal research, and an approach for researching the primary law of foreign jurisdictions for this topic.  Finally, an overview of the prominent international organizations and correlating documentation produced for international environmental law and blogs for current awareness in this field will be provided for a comprehensive overview.

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