This is a popular guide to environmental law. It has been written in non-specialist language to enable not only lawyers but also students, government officials, environmental activists, and community groups to take advantage of its content. The book introduces readers to the most important issues in contemporary environmental law. It mixes theoretical analysis with a practical application of legal instruments for he protection and management of the environment. This publication presents environmental protection from the perspective of national. European, and international low. showing protection of the nvironment as a transborder matter that needs involvement at all levels of government. The authors. Professor Janina Ciechanowicz-McLean and dr Maciej Nyka. are academics with theoretical and practical experience in the field of environmental low. They conduct courses and lectures on environmental law at universities in Poland. Europe, and the USA. They are authors of numerous publications in the field of Polish and international environmental law.