Career in Environmental Law helps you in protecting the decreasing forest cover and increasing carbon emissions. This particular degree deals with the enforcement of laws related to air, water & land pollution, conservation of wildlife, environmentally protected areas, poaching and other related fields. Environmental lawyer is a rewarding profession.
Environmental Law: – This law encompasses regulations and policies aimed at protecting ecology and preventing the degradation of natural resources. It further covers corporate environmental issues ranging from impact assessment to clearance of projects, building consensus with key stakeholders in large projects, and addressing international environmental issues focusing on climate change.
Skills required: – Understanding environment conservation and protection, Persuasion and communication skills, Knowledge of India’s laws and Willingness to work hard & be patient.
What and Where to study?
- Centre for Environment Law, WWF India: Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Law and Policy
- National Law University, Guwahati: L.L.M in Environment Law
- Institute of Environment Education and Research, Bharathi Vidyapeeth, Pune: Diploma in Environment Law.
- Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai: L.L.M in Environment Law and Legal Order.
As an Environmental lawyer, one can work for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) and many important organizations.