Journals & Publications

Ocean Yearbook

The main publication of the International Ocean Institute, the Ocean Yearbook is published by Brill Nijhoff Publishers and the Marine & Environmental Law Institute, which is home to the yearbook’s editorial team. At more than 1,000 pages, the yearbook focuses on issues such as ocean governance and resources, transportation and communications, environment.

Journal of Environmental Law and Practice (JELP)

Initially housed at the Environmental Law Centre (ELC) in Edmonton, Alberta, the first issue of the Journal of Environmental Law and Practice (JELP) was published in 1991. In 2003, editorial responsibilities were transferred to the University of Saskatchewan College of Law. In 2014, editorial responsibilities were assumed jointly by the Schulich School of Law and the University of Calgary. Throughout its history, JELP has served as the premier refereed legal periodical in Canadian environmental law and policy. Professor Meinhard Doelle is the primary contact for JELP at Dalhousie. 

Other publications

The faculty and associates of the Marine & Environmental Law Institute have published books, articles and reports that provide in-depth insights into ocean governance, ecological policies, current issues and a variety of other marine and environmental topics. These publications are referenced throughout the world.