Center for International Environmental Law

Type: Organization
Name: Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Illegal logging widespread in Peru, says study

An aerial view of the Amazon jungle near Cuzco, 470 kilometers east of Lima, on May 18, 2011A 14-year-old policy to encourage sustainable logging in Peru's Amazonian forest has unwittingly led to large-scale plundering, a study said Thursday.In a paper ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

European NGOs Publish Position Paper on the Regulation of Nanomaterials

Earlier this month, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and its European partners published a position paper on the regulation of nanomaterials at a meeting of the European Union (EU) competent authorities. According to the position ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Can the World Bank Meet Sustainability and Governance Challenges?

+Launch of report Designed for the Future? Assessing Principles of Sustainable Development and Governance in The World Bank’s Project PlansIn advance of the 2014 World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, the World Resources Institute analyzed the extent to which ... [Published sonnenseite.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Colombia’s Ministry of Environment unveils the demarcation of the Santurbán Páramo without specifying details of the measurements

Source:Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) - Center for International Environmental Law - Comité por la Defensa del Agua y el Páramo de Santurbán - MiningWatch Canada - Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO)With ... [Published Mining Watch Canada - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

European NGOs Publish Position Paper on the Regulation of Nanomaterials

Home > Nanotechnology Columns > Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. > Abstract:Earlier this month, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and its European partners published a position paper on the regulation of nanomaterials at a meeting ... [Published Nanotechnology News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

TTIP means trading away better regulation

- 14:07 GMTOnly a deep, structural reform of US chemicals legislation can be the basis of regulatory trans-Atlantic cooperation, writes Baskut Tuncak. Anything less is a stalling tactic.Baskut Tuncak is the Chemicals Program Attorney for the Center for ... [Published Mesothelioma News Today - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

European NGOs Position Paper on the Regulation of Nanomaterials (4/2/14)

WASHINGTON, April 2 -- The Center for International Environmental Law issued the following news release:Nanomaterials are different from their bulk counterparts. They are specifically engineered to exploit the novel properties deriving from their size. ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

ADVISORY: Can the World Bank Meet Sustainability and Governance Challenges?

In advance of the 2014 World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, the World Resources Institute analyzed the extent to which economic, social, and environmental sustainability are embedded in the design of World Bank projects.On Thursday, April 3, 2014, WRI will ... [Published WRI - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Welcome to the ELC - a new Legal Officer

14 March 2014 | News storyIt is a pleasure to introduce a new member of staff, Legal Officer Lydia Slobodian,who joined the Environmental Law Centre in February.Originally from Pennsylvania, USA, Lydia has lived and worked on four continents and speaks ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

New Web Tool Aims to Help Indigenous Groups Protect Forests and Navigate REDD+

A new online tool called ForestDefender aims to help indigenous people understand and implement their rights in regard to forests. The database brings together vast amounts of legal information—both national and international—on over 50 countries. Read ... [Published The Borneo Project - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Carbon Rights And Tenure:The Debate Continues

Carbon Rights And Tenure:The Debate ContinuesAuthor: Allie Goldstein and Steve ZwickDo global efforts to pay developing countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation aid in the fight for community and indigenous rights, or impede it? ... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 2 reports

Chemical Industry Secretly Manipulating US-EU trade Negotiations (TTIP) (3/10/14)

WASHINGTON, March 10 -- The Center for International Environmental Law issued the following news release:A leaked document (http://www.ciel.org/Publications/CH_Pro.pdf) from the December 2013 round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership ... [Published Targeted News Service - Mar 11 2014]

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"Until the legal system shifts the focus away from transit documents and towards verifying extraction of wood at the source and the subsequent chain of custody, widespread illegal logging will likely persist."
"Much of the timber coming out of the Peruvian Amazon is sourced outside of authorised concession areas" the researchers wrote
...The bill would also allow EPA to object to the permit for a site, only after a notice-and-comment period, on grounds "the discharge of dredged or fill material into such defined area will have an unacceptable adverse effect on municipal water supplies, shellfish beds and fishery areas (including spawning and breeding areas), wildlife, or recreational areas." The bill is a response to EPA's denial of a permit for the Mingo Logan coal mine in West Virginia, which the Corps issued and which EPA vetoed

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Legal logging concessions drive illegal logging... [Published Mongabay.com - Apr 17 2014]
Illegal logging widespread in Peru, says study [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 17 2014]
Illegal Logging Crisis in the Peruvian Amazon [Published Center for International Environmental Law - Apr 17 2014]
Monthly Update for April 2014 [Published JD Supra - Apr 16 2014]
European NGOs Publish Position Paper on the Reg... [Published JD Supra - Apr 15 2014]
Can the World Bank Meet Sustainability and Gove... [Published sonnenseite.com - Apr 14 2014]
Colombia’s Ministry of Environment unveils the ... [Published Mining Watch Canada - Apr 12 2014]
European NGOs Publish Position Paper on the Reg... [Published Nanotechnology News - Apr 11 2014]
TTIP means trading away better regulation [Published Mesothelioma News Today - Apr 10 2014]
human rights violations associated with World B... [Published Center for International Environmental Law - Apr 09 2014]
TTIP means trading away better regulation [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 09 2014]
Sixteen Canadian and US organizations send lett... [Published Mining Watch Canada - Apr 06 2014]
European NGOs Position Paper on the Regulation ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 03 2014]
ADVISORY: Can the World Bank Meet Sustainabilit... [Published WRI - Apr 02 2014]
“Declining performance” at World Bank as strate... [Published Bretton Woods Project - Mar 31 2014]
Summary of the First meeting of UNEP OECPR | 24... [Published IISD - Mar 31 2014]
IISD RS @ Open-ended meeting of the CPR to UNEP... [Published IISD - Mar 27 2014]
UNEP OECPR HIGHLIGHTS | Wednesday, 26 March 201... [Published IISD - Mar 26 2014]
Why Ecuador's president is misleading the world... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
IISD RS @ Open-ended meeting of the CPR to UNEP... [Published IISD - Mar 25 2014]
Welcome to the ELC - a new Legal Officer [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Mar 24 2014]
Summary of the Fifteenth RRI Dialogue on Forest... [Published IISD - Mar 22 2014]
New Web Tool Aims to Help Indigenous Groups Pro... [Published The Borneo Project - Mar 21 2014]
Carbon Rights And Tenure:The Debate Continues [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Mar 21 2014]
Imminent Forced Evictions of Indigenous Ngöbe C... [Published Center for International Environmental Law - Mar 19 2014]
Chemical Industry Secretly Manipulating US-EU t... [Published Targeted News Service - Mar 11 2014]
Chemical Industry Secretly Manipulating US-EU t... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 11 2014]
Fact Sheet for Center for International Environ... [Published Able2Act - May 16 2006]
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