Ph.D., International Law
2014-2017 Research Fellow (Utrecht University)
Richard Caddell specializes in the Law of the Sea and International Environmental Law, with particular expertise in wildlife management, the conservation of marine biodiversity and Polar law. He has an active interest in the regulation of whaling and marine mammal conservation, fisheries and Arctic issues, as well as human rights concerns. Caddell has advised numerous intergovernmental organizations, national governments and nongovernmental organizations on aspects of international and EU environmental law, the coordination of environmental treaties and the management of the Arctic region.
Caddell R., 2016, Dispute Resolution and Scientific Whaling in the Antarctic: The Story Continues, Governance, Law, Asia-Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy, Volume 1, Pages 139–145, link
Trouwborst, A., Blackmore, A., Boitani, L., Bowman, M., Caddell, R., Chapron, G., Cliquet, A., Coutzens, E., Epstein, Y., Fernandes-Galiano, E., Fleurke, F. M., Gardner, R., Hunter, L., Jacobsen, K., Krofel, M., Lewis, M., Lopez-Bao, J. V., Macdonald, D., Redpath, S., Wandesforde-Smith, G., Linnell, J. D. C., 2017. International Wildlife Law: Understanding and Enhancing Its Role in Conservation, BioScience, 67(9), 784–790, link
Caddell, R., 2016, ‘Only connect’? Regime interaction and global biodiversity conservation, Biodiversity, Law, Research Handbook on Biodiversity and Law, Pages 437-472, link
Caddell R., 2015, Platforms, Protestors and Provisional Measures: The Arctic Sunrise Dispute and Environmental Activism at Sea, Law, Netherlands Yearbook of International Law 2014, Volume 45, pp 359-384, link
Teh, L.C.L., Caddell, R., Allison, E.H., Finkbeiner, E.M., Kittinger, J.N., Nakamura, K., et al. (2019). The role of human rights in implementing socially responsible seafood. PLoS ONE 14(1): e0210241 link
Caddell R., 2016, Uncharted Waters: Strategic Environmental Assessment in the UK Offshore Area., Law, Policy, The Strategic Environmental Assessment: A Plan for Success, link
Caddell R., 2016, Wilderness Protection in Estonia, Biodiversity, Governance, Law, Policy, Wilderness Protection in Europe, pages 287-313, link
In his newly published chapter “Wilderness protection in Estonia“, Richard Caddell, Nereus Fellow at Utrecht University, uses Estonia as a case study for European wilderness management.
Newly published in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy is the paper “Dispute Resolution and Scientific Whaling in the Antarctic: The Story Continues” by Nereus Fellow Richard Caddell, Utrecht University. The paper looks at the implications of judgements by the International Court of Justice against Japanese scientific whaling in the Southern Ocean.
Nereus Fellow at Utrecht Richard Caddell acted as the keynote speaker at a fisheries law workshop on September 23 at Tromsø University, Tromsø, Norway.
Richard Caddell, Nereus Fellow at Utrecht, has contributed a chapter entitled “‘Only connect’? Regime interaction and global biodiversity conservation” to the Research Handbook on Biodiversity and Law, to be published June 2016.
International wildlife law can be used as a tool to enhance conservation if a selective, informed approach is chosen to enhance cooperation among international wildlife lawyers and conservation professionals. Nereus Program Fellow Richard Caddell explores the limitations and opportunities of international wildlife law in a new paper published in BioScience.
In a Q & A session with Nereus researcher Dr. Richard Caddell, we delve deeper into the policy implications of the projected mass migration of fish towards the poles.
Nereus Fellow at Utrecht University Richard Caddell presented at the Seventh Annual Oslo-Southampton-Tulane Colloquium at Southampton University on October 13, 2016. He presented his paper entitled “Pirates and Platforms: Maritime Disorder and the Arctic Sunrise Arbitration”.
Richard Caddell, Nereus Fellow at Utrecht, has had his chapter “Uncharted Waters: Strategic Environmental Assessment in the UK Offshore Area” published in The Strategic Environmental Assessment Directive.
Nereus Program Fellow Richard Caddell attended the “Natural Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate” Workshop between June 12 to 13, 2017 at the University of Tromsø in Norway. Discussion at the workshop addressed how regulations might evolve in response to shifting fish stocks due to ocean warming and acidification.
22 January 2017 - 27 January 2017
31 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
8 April 2017 - 8 April 2017
13 June 2017 - 14 June 2017
Environmental Assessment and Fisheries Management