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Published on: 21 Jan 2010 By

Better federal environmental assessments coming?

This morning, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in MiningWatch Canada v. Minister of Fisheries and Oceans et al. As you will see, MiningWatch’s appeal has been allowed. The unanimous court ruled that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act requires government to condu…

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Published on: 14 Jan 2010 By

Haiti, deforestation and environmental collapse

Deforestation (together with corruption and violence) had brought Haiti close to environmental collapse even before this week’s tragic earthquake. See, for example http://video.nytimes.com/video/2010/01/13/world/americas/1247466532047/haiti-s-legacy-of-environmental-disaster.html. See …

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