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e-Book New uses for old tools: Protecting biodiversity and preventing pollution under existing law (Research brief) download

e-Book New uses for old tools: Protecting biodiversity and preventing pollution under existing law (Research brief) download

by John Pendergrass

ISBN: 0911937498
ISBN13: 978-0911937497
Language: English
Publisher: Environmental Law Institute (1993)
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John A. Pendergrass currently works at Environmental Law Institute The Strategy for Protecting and Restoring the Chesapeake Bay Watershed was heralded by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, which had sued th. . Pendergrass currently works at Environmental Law Institute. The Strategy for Protecting and Restoring the Chesapeake Bay Watershed was heralded by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, which had sued the federal government over the decades-long failure to achieve water quality goals for the estuary.

First, enormous potential for biodiversity. conservation can be realized by resuscitating aded

in the past 40years. between the dual imperatives of establishing new protected areas and. upgrading established ones such that they are well managed, societally. First, enormous potential for biodiversity. conservation can be realized by resuscitating aded. protected areas and using them as nuclei for peripheral expansion-a. strategic programme of upgrading and upsizing to counter recent trends.

Preventing the loss of biodiversity Although conversion of habitat land to agricultural use and sport hunting caused the earlier rhino declines, the major threat is now poaching-entering reserves.

Preventing the loss of biodiversity. National laws, such as the Endangered Species Act in the United States, make collecting or killing an endangered species or threatened species illegal. An example of such a protected species in the United States is the country’s national bird, the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). Although conversion of habitat land to agricultural use and sport hunting caused the earlier rhino declines, the major threat is now poaching-entering reserves where the animals are protected and killing them for their horns, which are in high demand in parts of the world for dagger handles and, in powdered form, as an ingredient of traditional medicines.

Future Brief 18. Produced for the European Commission DG Environment by the Science Communication Unit, UWE . Produced for the European Commission DG Environment by the Science Communication Unit, UWE, Bristol. Acknowledgements We wish to thank the scientific adviser Professor Elen Stokes (Birmingham Law School) for her input to this report. Final responsibility for the content and accuracy of the report, however, lies solely with the author.

Under the Pollution Prevention Act, recycling, energy recovery, treatment and disposal .

Under the Pollution Prevention Act, recycling, energy recovery, treatment and disposal are not included within the definition of pollution prevention. National pollution prevention policy. It sets new policies and goals for the energy and environmental performance of Federal agencies.

The Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS, 33 . §1905-1915) is a United States law that implements the provisions of MARPOL and the annexes to which the United States is a party. action concerning MARPOL occurred in April 2006, when the . Senate approved Annex VI, which regulates air pollution (Treaty Doc. 108-7, Exec.

Preventing Plastic Pollution

Preventing Plastic Pollution. The equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic enters into our seas every minute, every day, all year long. It’s time for us to reject the old corporate story that a throw-away lifestyle makes us happy. Nothing that is used for a few minutes should end up polluting our oceans for a lifetime. With enough pressure from our supporters and allies around the world, the biggest companies like Coke, Pepsi, Starbucks, McDonald’s, Unilever, Nestlé, and Procter & Gamble will embrace a better model through innovation and redesign.

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ISBN13: 978-1402064432
language: English
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