Ecology Law Currents is the online-only publication of Ecology Law Quarterly, one of the nation’s most respected and widely read environmental law journals. Currents features short-form commentary and analysis on timely environmental law and policy issues.
Caitlin Brown Caitlin Brown is a 3L at Berkeley Law and Co-Editor in Chief of Ecology Law Quarterly. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS). Introduction The National Park Service manages over 84 million acres of land divided between 413 different sites, and in 2015 alone, served 307.2 million visitors.
Breanna Hayes Breanna Hayes is the Managing Editor of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS). I. Introduction Human use of fossil fuels dates back to prehistoric times. Before the Industrial Revolution, humans mostly relied on wood,
Monika Holser Monika Holser is a 2L at UCLA School of Law. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS). GIS (geographic information system) is a computer system for “capturing, storing, checking, and displaying data related to positions on the Earth’s surface.” It allows multiple layers of information to be displayed at
Julie Amadeo Julie Amadeo is 2016 J.D. graduate of New York University School of Law. This article has been adapted from a larger work for the purposes of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS). I. Introduction Human minds are primed to jump to conclusions. Call them intuitions, or things