Justine Bendel


Dr Justine Bendel is a postdoctoral researcher in international law at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. She holds a PhD from the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests focus on the intersections and challenges posed by environmental problems to existing international legal structures.

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Bringing Deforestation before an International Court?

  Deforestation is a key issue in the fight against climate change. In all areas of the world, forests are being transformed for different uses, all leading to a loss of forest cover “from 31.6 percent of the global land area to 30.6 percent between 1990 and 2015”. Recently, the Amazon fires have caused concern around the…

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