envs 100 lecture 6 - CASE STUDY I Part 2 The Endangered...

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CASE STUDY I Part 2 The Endangered Species Act (ESA): Strategic use & extension of the statute’s conservation potential ENVS 100 Tuesday, October 5
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How does ESA work, and what/how much does it contribute to conservation? Can it be that big of a boon for conservation if its principal focus is on the protection of species? And species that are already in peril anyway? ESA was passed in 1973 – can ESA tackle the new generation of threats to species & ecosystems?
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Strategic litigation to assert &/or extend the conservation reach of the ESA TVA v. Hill – the first instance of strategic litigation to harness the conservation powers of the ESA? Strategic use of ESA to get at GHG emissions/help mitigate the drivers of climate change Strategic use of ESA to mitigate the profound ecological consequences of human-origin atmospheric nitrogen (N) deposition
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Polar bears, global climate change, and the ESA
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Environmental litigation – a brief who, what, where, how The federal court system District courts Courts of appeal (Circuit courts) US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) » Writ of certiorari Types of federal environmental litigation
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course ENVS 100 taught by Professor Zavaleta,e during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Santa Cruz.

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envs 100 lecture 6 - CASE STUDY I Part 2 The Endangered...

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