People

Richard Caddell

Ph.D., International Law

Utrecht University

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.

Publications

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 ConservationBioScience, 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

Caddell, R. (2018). Precautionary management and the development of future fishing opportunities: the international regulation of new and exploratory fisheriesThe International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 33(1)DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/15718085-13310013 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 Successlink

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.

October 26, 2016 | EcologyBiodiversity

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.

September 28, 2016 | FisheriesLaw and Governance

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.

October 31, 2017 | Law and Governance

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”.

October 21, 2016 | Law and Governance

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.

June 9, 2016 | Law and Governance

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.

June 28, 2017 | Law and Governance

Past Event

22 January 2017 - 27 January 2017

Nereus Fellow Richard Caddell will be presenting on “Precautionary Management and the Regulation of Future Fisheries” at the Arctic Frontiers Conference in Tromsø. The conference brings together more than 1400 representatives from academia, government, and business to discuss the challenges associated with sustainable development in the Artic.
Past Event

31 May 2017 - 31 May 2017

Nereus Fellow Richard Caddell (Utrecht) will be helping facilitate a workshop on the theme of Brexit and future fisheries management on May 31. The workshop is being held in collaboration between the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) and the Jebsen Centre for Law of the Sea.
Past Event

8 April 2017 - 8 April 2017

Nereus fellow Richard Caddell (Utrecht) will be attending the ICE LAW Project's Workshop on Laws and Regulations Currently Guiding Human Behaviour in Icy Environments April 8 in Rovaniemi, Finland. Caddell will be giving a presentation entitled "After The Thaw: Ice Retreat and the Emerging Regulation of Newly Exposed Marine Areas".
Past Event

13 June 2017 - 14 June 2017

Nereus Fellow Richard Caddell (UBC) will be attending the workshop “Natural Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate", jointly hosted by the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea and the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at the University of Tromsø in Norway.
This policy brief is from the Nereus-hosted side event at the Second Session of the International Conference on an internationally legally binding instrument under the UNCLOS on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ), held on March 25, 2019. In it are presentation summaries from Nereus fellows Guillermo Ortuño Crespo (Duke University), Solène Guggisberg (Utrecht University) and alumnus Richard Caddell (Cardiff University).

Environmental Assessment and Fisheries Management

Richard Caddell (Cardiff University) Second Session of the International Conference on an International Legally Binding Instrument Under the UNCLOS on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) United Nations, New York, USA March 25, 2019