fowlerRob Fowler is an Adjunct Professor in the Law School at the University of South Australia, having retired in late 2008 after teaching and researching in the field of environmental law in Australia for over thirty years. He continues to teach environmental law part-time at the University of South Australia and also at the University of Adelaide and the Australian National University. He is the Chair of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law and represents the Oceania region on its Governing Board. Rob is also Chair of the South Australian Environmental Defender’s Office, a public interest environmental law firm, and serves as a member of the Governing Board of the Australian Conservation Foundation, a national environmental NGO in Australia. He is also a member of the IUCN Environmental Law Commission, and participates in two of its Specialist Groups, on soils and forests. His research interests include climate change, forestry, soils and protection of the marine environment.