|Present||Center for Governmental Responsibility, University of Florida Levin College of Law|
|Present||Director, Conservation Clinic, University of Florida Levin College of Law|
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Comprehensive Seagrass Restoration Planning in Southwest Florida: Science, Law and Management UF Law Faculty Publications (2011)
In coastal Florida, the development and maintenance of docks, marinas, and channels frequently cause destruction of seagrass beds. Seagrass loss is accompanied by a loss of the ecosystem services the beds provide, such as sediment ...
Enhanced Water Quality Protection in Florida: An Analysis of the Regulatory and Practical Significance of an Outstanding Florida Water Designation UF Law Faculty Publications (2009)
The Outstanding Florida Water (OFW) designation is the highest protection offered to a body of water by the state of Florida and is available only to those waters whose “natural attributes” warrant it. An OFW ...
Tierra y Libertad: The Social Function Doctrine and Land Reform in Latin America UF Law Faculty Publications (2006)
Latin America has been caught for centuries in a vicious cycle of land consolidation and land reform; the issue perennially resurfaces since concentration of land and associated resources results in conflict.' Latin American nations are ...
Defending the Polygon: The Emerging Human Right to Communal Property UF Law Faculty Publications (2006)
For many peoples in the developing world, "homeland security" has a meaning very different from its post-September 11 meaning in the United States. In many cases, peoples who have a shared cultural conception of "territory" ...
Shared Knowledge, Shared Jurisprudence: Learning to Speak Environmental Law Creole (Criollo) UF Law Faculty Publications (2003)
The character of the legal and judicial systems in Latin America and the Caribbean is undergoing fundamental change.' Traditionally weak judiciaries are emboldened, precedent as a jurisprudential decision-making tool has become increasingly important, the apparatus ...
Mesoamerican Biological Corridor: The Legal Framework for an Integrated, Regional System of Protected Areas UF Law Faculty Publications (1994)
This article first briefly examines the historical basis for the recent movement toward regional environmental integration in Central America. Part II discusses the biological, economic and cultural rationales for a regional, protected-areas system. With this ...