Wednesday, 02 May 2012

Policy Brief ASSET Research TIPS 5 - Implications of the regulatory landscape for the restoration of natural capital

  • Project: ASSET Research
  • Year: 2012
  • Author(s): Marco Pauw

The principle that the person or the organisation responsible for pollution or environmental degradation should be responsible for the restoration of the affected ecosystem has been established in South African law. However, what constitute successful restoration remains a contentious issue. This policy brief considers two examples and make recommendations for improving the regulatory environment.

Author: Marco Pauw, Stellenbosch University and ASSET Research

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