Country: South Africa
Expertise: Environmental Law Professor
Prof. Feris is the former Professor of Law in the Institute of Marine and Environmental Law at the University of Cape Town (UCT) where she taught natural resources law, pollution law and international environmental law.
Prof. Feris is an National Research Foundation rated researcher and has published widely in the area of environmental law, including environmental rights, liability for environmental damage and compliance and enforcement of environmental law. She is a board member of Biowatch and Natural Justice and has until 2013 served on the board of the South African Maritime Safety Authority. She is a Law Commissioner of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) and a member of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law where she served on the teaching and capacity building committee for three years.
The regulation of acid mine drainage in South Africa: law and governance perspectives
The role of good environmental governance in the sustainable development of South Africa
The public trust doctrine and liability for historic water pollution in South Africa
Constitutional environmental rights : an under-utilised resource
Protecting traditional knowledge in Africa : considering African approaches