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Website of the Week Archive

Dec. 11, 2000

ECOLEX, http://djl04.djl.co.uk/ 

This "gateway to environmental law" is a project of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Conservation Union. The site contains full-text documents and indexes covering the following material:

  • multilateral treaties
  • international "soft law" (declarations, resolutions, and similar documents that are not legally binding)
  • European Union legal instruments
  • national and regional legislation, including 480 countries
  • books, articles, and other policy literature
  • selected national and international court decisions
  • fauna and flora mentioned in legal instruments
  • a UN acronyms guide

Most of the information is available in English. Official sources and other publications are cited.

2008, M.G. Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington