Human Rights

Dr Tom Kerns













Discussion Questions for
Romina Picolotti and Jorge Daniel Taillant,

Linking Human Rights and the Environment
Chapter 8


Chapter 8
Jorge Daniel Taillant, “Environmental Advocacy and the Inter-American Human Rights System”

  1. Taillant notes historical differences (on p 124) between the manner and goals of environmental advocates and human rights advocates.
    1. What are some of those important differences?
    2. Why have these two groups not connected in the past?

  2. Select two ideas or sections in this chapter that you consider particularly interesting or important.
    1. Explain what each of those ideas or sections is.
    2. What is it about each of those ideas or sections that you consider noteworthy?