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Federal legislation must provide a remedy, by affirming that, in the context of environmental protection, tribal sovereignty includes authority to regulate all persons within reservation boundaries.
Nearly 1.5 million acres of the Outer Continental Shelf are now more accessible to US operators.
The United Nations continues to deny responsibility and rejects demands for victim compensation.
Two of the more restrictive provisions of the Convention, addressing primary mining and manufacturing processes, will have little to no regulatory impact in the United States.
While only the French Nano Registry is operative, other European product registries are either recently approved or under consideration.
Poachers have driven African elephant populations to record-low numbers, with some estimates putting the loss at 95 percent since the turn of the twentieth century.
Agricultural strategies will be needed to produce more food under more agronomically stressful conditions than we experience at present, with a smaller overall carbon footprint.
Innovation in agricultural biotechnology may serve the CBD objective by developing and transferring rights to the sustainable uses of various components of biological diversity.
Environmental lawyers need at least an acquaintance with the equivalent rules, procedures, and practices in other jurisdictions, as well as familiarity with international environmental law.
Improving topsoil worldwide, he says, has the potential to sequester roughly 25 percent of the world’s current carbon emissions.
Audits can give the government or other outside parties a blueprint for taking action against the company.
Wildlife crossings keep wildlife from entering highways while providing a safe means for animals to migrate from one segmented plot to another.