Experts' profiles - Carl Bruch
Carl Bruch
Is a Senior Attorney and Co-Director of International Programs at the Environmental Law Institute (ELI); he also co-chairs the IUCN Specialist Group on Armed Conflict and the Environment. Mr. Bruchs research focuses on making environmental law work.

He has extensive experience internationally in helping countries develop and implement laws, policies, and institutional frameworks to effectively manage water resources, biodiversity, forests, and other natural resources.

He is an authority on the means to prevent, reduce, mitigate, and compensate for damage to the environment during armed conflict . He edited and co-edited six books, including The Environmental Consequences of War: Legal, Economic, and Scientific Perspectives (Cambridge University Press 2000), and authored dozens of scholarly articles.

He is currently helping to coordinate a global initiative to strengthen post-conflict peace building through natural resource management ( He holds a JD from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, MA in physics from the University of Texas at Austin, and BS in physics from Michigan State University.
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