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SUSTAINABILITY: Optional or not?

While it may be a while before we see sweeping changes mandating sustainable practices on a federal scale, we’re noticing more and more action on municipal and state levels. 215 more words

Isocertifications

European Parliament Plenary Session – September 2020

Written by Clare Ferguson,

While Parliament and its Members were hopeful that the plenary session would return to Strasbourg this month, the significantly higher Covid‑19 health risks for the local population as well as Members and staff mean that the 14-17 September 2020 session will take place in Brussels. 985 more words

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How much is that iguana in the window?

In our latest study, we examine the downstream effects of publicising an elevated species description for a reptile that is highly prized in the international commercial wildlife trade. 1,095 more words

Conservation

Environmental & Resource Economics News

Just fresh in from REEP:

AERE Fellows. The following individuals have been named 2020 Fellows of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE): William “Bill” D. 1,797 more words

Environmental Policy

1.1: Recovering from Covid in times of climate crisis – A look at ‘green’ recovery strategy in the face of global pandemic

It may be a cliché to state that we live in uncertain times but in 2020 we as a planet have experienced financial and social upheaval not seen for over a generation. 1,236 more words

Environmental Impact Assessment Draft 2020

The Environmental Impact Assessment 2020 Draft, is receiving widespread criticism from both environmentalists and political leaders.

Prakash Javadekar, the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises said, “How can they protest against the draft? 509 more words

Environment

Chemical Exposures, Health, and Environmental Justice in Communities Living on the Fenceline of Industry

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Recent Findings

“More people are living near oil and gas development due to the expansion of unconventional extraction techniques as well as near industrial animal operations, both with suggestive evidence of increased exposure to hazardous pollutants and adverse health effects. 120 more words

Environmental Social Work