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Environmental Law: Foreign & Comparative

Subjects: Environment, Law

Useful Online Resources

Finding works on national regimes

OU students can use the various subscription databases for the different national laws - but there are also some freely available websites that are monitoring developments and maintain databases. They are not going to be as uptodate as the national sources - and any translations into English they give are probably unofficial - but can be useful starting points for academic research.

The  Yearbook of International Environmental Law - available online for holders of an Oxford SSO, and in print at Internat 300 Y50 has a Country/ Report section which summarizes key developments over the past year.

 The international comparative legal guide to environment & climate change law an annual is at  Ref Law Dir G56

To do a successful subject search on SOLO, simply add the name of the foreign jurisdiction you are interested in after key subject terms such as Environmental law  eg Environmental law - India
Environmental policy 
Nature conservation -- Law and legislation 
Conservation of natural resources -- Law and legislation

If you use "international encyclopaedia environmental" + jurisdiction name you will pick up the individual monographs derived from Kluwer's International encyclopaedia of laws, which are brief overviews for the practitioner, rather than theory/policy.