Prue Taylor

Prue Taylor is a senior lecturer of environmental and planning law at the School of Architecture and Planning of Auckland University. She is the deputy director of the New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law and an elected member of the IUCN Commission of Environmental Law and its Ethics Specialist Group. Prue’s specialist interests are in the areas of climate change, human rights, environmental governance, ocean law and policy, property rights and environmental ethics. She is the author of An Ecological Approach to International Law: Responding to the Challenges of Climate Change (Routledge) and researches local government and climate change; climate change ethics; common heritage of mankind and legal strategies for the commons.



Oceaan zoekt gemeenschap

De gestaalde juridische kaders verdragen zich moeilijk met ecosystemen, zeker als ze groot en ver weg zijn (of lijken). We spreken rechtsgeleerde Prue Taylor, kenner van het gemeenschappelijk erfgoed van de mensheid. "De soevereiniteit van staten, die onze planeet kapot maakt, moet aan banden worden gelegd."

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Forging a Connection Between Local and Global Commons

Who does the ocean or the moon belong to? An interview about the legal power of 'the common heritage of mankind' concept.

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