Category: International Law: Contemporary Issues and Solutions


Whaling in the Antarctic and the Power of Public International Law

The Convention for the Regulation of Whaling and the associated recent litigation before the International Court of Justice reveal a great deal about the status and power of international law in the 21st Century. Japan’s infamous JARPA II whaling programme has been widely criticised as disguised commercial whaling, contrary to the international moratorium on commercial


Mining in Rajasthan (India) and Effects on Earth -Environmental Issues, Affecting Human Rights and Burning Legal Aspects

In Rajasthan (India) mining is being conducted since ancient past. The Rajasthan produce 42 varieties of major minerals and 23 varieties of minor minerals. In Rajasthan most mineral deposits are concentrated all along the Aravali range that runs through large parts of the state and, mining activity is wide spread here. The environmental impact of