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Health impacts of open burning of used (scrap) tires and potential solutions (science memo)

Health impacts of open burning of used (scrap) tires and potential solutions

What follows is some information about the health effects of emissions from burning piles of used (scrap) tires. I am also including some information about the problem of groundwater contamination that results from burning piles of scrap tires, and potential solutions to the problem of scrap tires.

Regulating a Brave New Genetically Modified World

Regulating a Brave New Genetically Modified World

by Donald K Anton

In the next 15 minutes I would like to examine the incipient international regulation of an increasingly genetically modified world under the new Cartegena Protocol on Biosafety -- ironically adopted, after 6 arduous years of negotiation, this past January in Montreal. Before looking at the Protocol, however, a few preliminary observations about the development and use of genetic engineering are in order.

The development and use of genetic engineering

ADB Water Policy, and Privatisation - A case study in Sri Lanka

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The Dispossession

ADB Water Policy, and Privatisation
A case study in Sri Lanka.

Hemantha Withanage
Executive Director/Senior Environmental Scientist
Environmental Foundation/Friends of the Earth Sri Lanka

“No we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice pours down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream”
Martin Luther King Jr.

Introduction

Principles for the Management of Protected Areas in Mesoamerica (English and Espanol)

PRINCIPLES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF PROTECTED AREAS IN MESOAMERICA
[PRINCIPIOS DE LEGISLACION PARA EL MANEJO DE AREAS PROTEGIDAS EN MESOAMERICA ]

Prepared by the Mesoamerican Environmental Law Program
at the University of Florida College of Law
and the Mesoamerican Environmental Law Network (RODA)

Elaborado por el Programa Mesoamericano de Derecho Ambiental
de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Florida
y Red de Organizaciones de Derecho Ambiental (RODA)
1998

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