Ben Boer

The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law

Emeritus Professor

New Law Building, F10

The University of Sydney

Sydney, NSW 2006

Australia

Research Institute of Environmental Law, Wuhan University

Distinguished Professor

Luojia Hill, Wuchang

Wuhan, Hubei

China

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Human Rights and the Environment – Background Paper for the 13th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 14/14
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 11 Feb 2014
Ben Boer and Alan Boyle
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law and University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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Human rights, environment, substantive tights, procedural rights, environmental rights, right to environment, human rights institutions, sustainable development and human rights

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Environmental Law and Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW DIMENSIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS, Ben Boer, ed., Oxford University Press, UK, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 14/62
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Ben Boer
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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Environmental law, human rights, substantive and procedural aspects, human rights litigation, Asia Pacific developments, new human rights instrument

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Law and the Mekong River Basin: A Social-Legal Research Agenda on the Role of Hard and Soft Law in Regulating Transboundary Water Resources

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 154-174, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/97
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law, The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney, The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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international law, water, Mekong River, transboundary water resources, law and society, governance, environmental law and policy

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Environmental Principles and the Right to a Quality Environment

PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, L. Kramer, E. Orlando, eds, Edward Elgar, UK, 2017, Forthcoming, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 17/05
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Ben Boer
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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Environmental principles, environmental rights, quality environment, international law, procedural rights, substantive rights, anthropocentric, ecocentric, constitutionalization of rights, role of courts

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Actors in International Law-Making on Natural Resources

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON INTERNATIONAL LAW AND NATURAL RESOURCES, E. Morgera, K. Kulavesi, eds, Edward Elgar, UK, 2016, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 16/64
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2016
Ben Boer
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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International law making, natural resources, international actors, sustainable development goals, human rights, right to environment, environmental rule of law, reform

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Environmental Law and Sustainability in the Asia Pacific

OXFORD HANDBOOK ON INTERNATIONAL LAW IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, Simon Chesterman and Ben Saul eds, Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, Sydney Law School Research Paper 18/07
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Ben Boer
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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international environmental law, regional environmental law, fragmentation, Asian region, Pacific region, sustainable development goals, regional environmental institutions

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Greening China's Belt and Road: Challenges for Environmental Law

Sydney Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Jul 2019
Ben Boer
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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China, Belt and Road Initiative, investment, trade, infrastructure development, environmental law, environmental impact, sustainable development goals, ecological civilization, guidelines, policies, BRI, host countries

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Legal and Institutional Frameworks for Sustainable Soils: A Preliminary Report

Ian Hannam with Ben Boer, LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORKS FOR SUSTAINABLE SOILS: A PRELIMINARY REPORT, IUCN, 2002
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 13 Feb 2006
Ian Hannam and Ben Boer
University of New England, Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law and The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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Sustainable soils, IUCN, Conservation, Rehabilitation

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Developing a Global Soil Regime

International Journal of Rural Law and Policy, Vol. 2015, No. 1, pp. 1-13, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 14/85
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2015
Ben Boer and Ian Hannam
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law and University of New England, Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law
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Food security, land degradation, legal instrument, soil legislation, soil security, sustainable use of soils, zero net land degradation

10.

The Environment and Cultural Heritage

Boer, B., 'The Environment and Cultural Heritage', "The Oxford Handbook of International Cultural Heritage Law", 2019 (Forthcoming), Sydney Law School Research Paper No. #19/43, July 2019
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Jul 2019
Ben Boer
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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international law, environment, cultural heritage, natural heritage, intangible heritage, biological diversity, endangered species, sustainable development goals, integration

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Culture, Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Heritage, Culture and Rights: Challenging Legal Discourses, A. Durbach, L. Lixinski, eds, Hart Publishing, UK, 2017, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 16/89
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2017
Ben Boer
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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Right to Culture, Human Rights, Sustainable Development Goals, Heritage, Post-15 Development Agenda

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Land Degradation Law

OXFORD HANDBOOK ON COMPARATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, JE Vinuales and Emma Lees eds, Forthcoming, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 17/100
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Dec 2017
Ben Boer and Ian Hannam
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law and University of New England (Australia) - The Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law
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Land degradation - desertificasoil erosion, food security, human rights, climate change, biodiversity, land tenure, land access, farming, forests, global soil protection regime

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Legal Frameworks for World Heritage and Human Rights in Australia

Chapter in: World Heritage And Human Rights: Lessons From The Asia Pacific And The Global Arena, P. Larsen, ed, Earthscan/Routledge, UK, 2017, Forthcoming, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 17/28
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2017
Ben Boer and Stefan Gruber
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law and Kyoto University, Hakubi Center for Advanced Research
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Australia, World Heritage, human rights, cultural heritage, heritage law, indigenous rights, indigenous heritage

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The Converging Regimes of Human Rights and Environmental Protection in International Law

B. Boer and R. Mwanza, 'The Converging Regimes of Human Rights and Environmental Protection in International Law' in T. Honkonen and S. Romppanen (eds), "International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review, University of Eastern Finland", Joensuu, Finland, 2019, pp. 1 - 29, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 20/09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2020
Ben Boer and Rosemary Mwanza
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law and University of Eastern Finland Law School Centre for Climate, Energy and Environmental Law
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environmental protection, human rights, multilateral environmental treaties, common principles, convergence, mutually affirming objectives

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The Destruction and Revival of Indigenous Heritage in Australia

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 20/10
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2020
Ben Boer
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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Indigenous, Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islanders, Heritage destruction, intentional, negligent, physical heritage, intangible heritage, Indigenous languages, resurgence, revival

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Drafting Legislation for Sustainable Soils: A Guide

Ian Hannam and Ben Boer, DRAFTING LEGISLATION FOR SUSTAINABLE SOILS: A GUIDE, IUCN, 2004
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 13 Feb 2006
Ian Hannam and Ben Boer
University of New England, Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law and The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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Sustainable soils, IUCN, conservation, rehabilitation

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Heritage Discourses

Ben Boer and Stefan Gruber, ‘Heritage Discourses’ in Kim Rubenstein and Brad Jessup (eds) Environmental Discourses in International and Public Law (Cambridge University Press, 2012) 375-398
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Ben Boer and Stefan Gruber
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law and Kyoto University, Hakubi Center for Advanced Research
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Cultural heritage, World Heritage, UNESCO, heritage law, cultural rights

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Teaching and Learning Environmental Law Using Small Group Methods

in Amanda Kennedy, Anel du Plessis, Robert Fowler, Evan Hamman and Ceri Warnock (Eds), "Teaching and Learning in Environmental Law: Pedagogy, Methodology and Best Practice", Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, 2020 (Forthcoming), Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 20/33
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jun 2020
Ben Boer
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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small group teaching, rationale, benefits, environmental law, interactional methods, participation, assessment

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The Preamble

Boer, B., 'The Preamble', in Geert van Calster and Leonie Reins (eds)," A Commentary on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change", Edward Elgar (Forthcoming) , Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 20/25
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Apr 2020
Ben Boer
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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Paris Agreement, Preamble, Enhanced Action, Best Available Scientific Knowledge, Urgent Threats, Equity, Common but Differentiated Responsibilities and Respective Capabilities, Human Rights, Sustainability, Adverse Impacts, Ecosystem Integrity, Non-State-Stakeholder Engagement

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The Rise of Environmental Law in the Asian Region

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 32, 1999
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Dec 2022
Ben Boer
The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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Environmental Law, Asia, rise, growth