Feb 7, 2008
Soybean Boom Forcing Paraguay to Examine Pesticide Use

Once isolated Paraguay has changed radically due to a boom in soybean exports, which has brought changes in land and pesticide use.

Feb 4, 2008
UNEP highlights TAI in manual for NGOs.

In a recent United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) publication, Negotiating and Implementing MEAs: A Manual for NGOs, The Access Initiative is highlighted as a good example of civil society efforts to promote public participation.

Jan 28, 2008
Freedom of Information Victory in India

For the first time in its ten-year history, the National Environmental Appellate Authority* (NEAA) has overturned a decision by the Government of India, quashing an environmental clearance granted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Jan 15, 2008
Cut and Paste Fraud Suspected in Indian EIA

A Right to Information request in India has revealed that an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for a bauxite mining project in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, was copied at least in part from a Russian EIA for a bauxite mine.

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