Urban Environmental Law

Wild Animals in Urban Spaces: How Cities Can Promote Wild Animal Welfare in the Built Environment

Cities are often thought of as distinctly human environments. Yet, a wide variety of wild animals continue to make their homes in and around dense urban areas. Experts increasingly accept that human, animal, and environmental health are intrinsically linked. In this vein, cities have the opportunity to consider how they can adapt their built infrastructure […]

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Inundation District: Film Screening & Discussion with Director David Abel

Join us at New York University for a special screening of Inundation District, a new film from Director and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, David Abel. Following the screening, David Abel will join us for a discussion and audience Q&A. Limited seats available. ABOUT THE FILM In a time of rising seas and intensifying storms, one of

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Impact Fees in New York City? Legal Authority, Constraints, and Potential Options

The Guarini Center is currently soliciting comments from the public on a new draft article that examines questions surrounding the legality of local impact fees in New York City. Comments, suggestions, or other feedback can be submitted to Adalene Minelli at am8898@nyu.edu. Broadly defined, impact fees are one-time charges imposed on new development as a

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