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Logging, Mining, And Agricultural Concessions Data Transparency: A Survey Of 14 Forested Countries

  • Forests
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • governance
  • transparency
  • Forests
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • governance
  • transparency
News

ADVISORY: Launch of New Online Index to Measure Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance

What Does Environmental Democracy Look Like?

  • Energy
  • Governance
  • Access Initiative
  • Climate
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy
Eight years ago, developers proposed a five-dam project on the Baker and Pascua Rivers in Patagonia, Chile. While they projected that the hydropower would produce 2,750 megawatts of power, the project would also flood 23 square miles of wilderness, jeopardizing the environment, local culture, and tourism of the region. Photo Credit: International Rivers/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Governance
  • Access Initiative
  • Climate
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy
Insights

UNEP’s New Access to Information Policy Falls Short of True Transparency

  • Governance
  • Business
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
UNEP describes itself as “the voice for the environment within the United Nations system…acting as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.” Photo Credit: UN/Flickr
  • Governance
  • Business
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
Insights

Struggles in East Kalimantan Underscore Need for Better Access to Environmental Information

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • Indonesia
More than 70 percent of Samarinda's land is allocated to mining concessions. Photo credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2009
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • Indonesia
Insights

A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
Initiatives
This website serves as an information portal about eutrophication—the over-enrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus—a leading threat to water quality around the world. Explore our interactive map and learn more.
Insights

New Jakarta Declaration Aims to Strengthen Rights to Environmental Information in Asia

  • Governance
  • Asia
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • human rights
  • pollution
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Asia
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • human rights
  • pollution
  • public participation
Insights

RELEASE: 14 Latin American and Caribbean Countries Adopt an Ambitious Plan of Action to Improve Access Rights in the Region

  • Principle 10
  • governance
  • freedom of information
  • equity
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • Principle 10
  • governance
  • freedom of information
  • equity
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
Insights

Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone?

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Dead fish resulting from toxins or oxygen depletion in Lake Binder, Iowa. Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Graham, U.S. Geological Survey
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds

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