Re-imagining the laws of nature – the Samuel Review of the EPBC Act and futures-focused biodiversity law
November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDTFree – $20
Tickets: FREE for members and $20 for non-members
Dr Michelle Lim’s interdisciplinary scholarship occurs at the intersection between biodiversity conservation and sustainable livelihoods. Dr Lim’s work focuses on futures-oriented biodiversity law research aimed at advancing equity and sustainability under conditions of unprecedented environmental change.
Dr Lim has published in some of the highest ranked environmental law journals (e.g. International Environmental Agreements – Politics Law and Economics; Transnational Environmental Law; Review of European Comparative and International Environmental Law) as well as significant sustainability journals (e.g. Nature Sustainability, Ecology & Society, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability).
Dr Lim holds a double degree in Science (Ecosystem Management) and Law (First-class Honours) and a PhD on legal and institutional arrangements for transboundary biodiversity conservation at the University of New England, Australia.
Dr Lim joined the Macquarie Law School as a Senior Lecturer in 2020. Prior to this she was a Lecturer at the University of Adelaide and Griffith University. Dr Lim’s post-doctoral research, based at the UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science at the University of Dundee, Scotland, examined governance approaches for addressing ecosystem services and human well-being in the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna Delta.
Dr Lim was a fellow on the Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). She is the Book Review Editor of the Oxford Yearbook of International Environmental Law and sits on the Editorial Board of the Australian Environment Review. Dr Lim is also a Board Member of the National Environmental Law Association. Dr Lim was awarded the 2016/2017 Law Council of Australia Mahla Pearlman Australian Young Environmental Lawyer of the Year Award.