Tag: environmental law

Hope in the Murky Waters of the International Shipping Industry

Hazardous Hope Part 2 By Ayushi Dhawan (*Featured image: CTG. Ship Breaking 06. Photo by Naquib Hossain [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Flickr) This summer, I went on a field trip to Alang-Sosiya in the northwestern state of Gujarat, India, where geriatric vessels are anchored in the…

The Rights of Nature: A Global Movement

Last night, the Carson Center co-sponsored a discussion screening of the documentary The Rights of Nature: A Global Movement at DOK.fest Munich. The screening was followed by a discussion with directors Val Berros, Hal Crimmel, and Isaac Goeckeritz, moderated by Christof Mauch. The documentary is…

LUNCHTIME COLLOQUIA, SUMMER 2017

Ecocapitalism, energy transitions, militarized landscapes, Sustainability in Ethiopia, and much more during the 2016 Summer Semester at the Rachel Carson Center. Would you like to keep updated on our latest Lunchtime Colloquia? Then follow us by subscribing to our Rachel Carson Center Youtube Channel for new…

Student Research: Environmental (In)justice – The Case of Chevron-Texaco in Ecuador

By Camila Cabrera Ecuador, a small country located on the equator, bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west, traversed by the Andes mountain range, and covered by part of the Amazon rainforest in the east, is one of the most biodiverse countries in…

Doktorandentag 2016

By Anja Rieser and Ivan Vilovic With topics ranging from earthquakes to the League of Nations, greenhouse gases to photography, in fields as diverse as politics, law, geography, and art, the doctoral students at the Rachel Carson Center are a truly interdisciplinary group. On…

Worldview: Berta Cáceres

“Let Us Wake Up, Humankind! Justice for Berta Cáceres and for All Environmental Activists Killed around the World” By María Valeria Berros In our worldview, we are beings who come from the Earth, from the water, and from corn. The Lenca people are ancestral guardians…

Worldview: Legal Implications of Environmental Risks

In this special feature, Professor Harald Koch discusses the legal implications of environmental disasters.

Lunchtime Colloquia, Summer 2015

Watch fantastic presentations from the summer semester.