Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Why history matters Chapter 3: Towards an EU Birds Directive Chapter 4: Negotiation of the Birds Directive (1976-1979) and its early implementation Chapter 5: Towards an EU Habitats Directive Chapter 6: The Habitats Directive proposal Chapter 7: Negotiating the Habitats Directive I: the Greek and Spanish presidencies (July 1988 to June 1989) Chapter 8: Negotiating the Habitats Directive II: the French, Irish and Italian presidencies (July 1989 to December 1990) Chapter 9: Negotiating the Habitats Directive III: the Luxembourg and Dutch presidencies (January 1991 to December 1991) and adoption of the directive in May 1992 Chapter 10: Implementation and the law of Natura 2000 Chapter 11: Discussion and conclusions
Andrew L. R. Jackson is an Assistant Professor in environmental and planning law, UCD Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, Ireland. He is a graduate of Oxford University (BA, Law) and of Cambridge University (LLM). He also holds an MSc in Biodiversity and Conservation from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and a PhD from TCD on EU environmental policy and law. He previously worked for the international law firm Slaughter and May in London and Paris; for the UK government's legal service, in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra); and with NGOs Friends of the Irish Environment and An Taisce, the National Trust for Ireland, where he was Natural Environment Officer and in-house Solicitor. Dr Jackson has been involved in public interest environmental and planning cases for many years, including before the Irish, English and EU courts.