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4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
Insights

What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
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

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

An Action Plan for Environmental Justice in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • access to information
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • poverty
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
  • access to information
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • poverty
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Africa

  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Asia

  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Australia and Oceania

  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Europe

  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of South America

  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution

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