Frontiers of Law, Political Science and Art

Natural resources law: How people can use the parts of the environment.


Akpokpobe L. K.

The first major task natural resources law performs is to choose who has ownership rights to the resources on the land. The landowner typically has these rights, particularly in reference to soil, plants, light, wind, and animals that are present on the land at the time of capture. However, there are many instances where this can be not the case, and these will vary from state to state or town to town.


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