Biodiversity-Environmental Law Service Opportunities
Students can participate in service opportunities with various environmental organizations, including the following:
- Ramsar Secretariat and Ramsar Scientific and Technical Review Panel
Professor Royal Gardner and Stetson students provided comments to the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) on a draft Rwandan Marshlands Law. The bill, which became law at end of 2009, governs the use and management of 860 Rwandan marshlands (10.6 percent of the country's total surface area) and incorporates the Ramsar principle of wise use of wetlands.
- Alliance for International Reforestation
- Tampa Bay Watch
Stetson Law Externship: Ramsar Secretariat, Switzerland
Stetson Law student Marcela Bonells completed an externship at the Ramsar Secretariat in Switzerland in summer 2011.