international agreements on environmental sustainability

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  • Regional News - North America.

    ... decision on the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards, and new reporting ... plant shutdowns, analysts say The Environmental Protection Agency's final version of its Mercury ...Students get schooled by college sustainability drives Many U.S. colleges are launching ... Committee has ratified temporary labor agreements with the Transportation Communications Union and ...

  • Boundary Expansion of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

    With this final rule, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expands the boundary of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS or sanctuary), clarifies the correlation between TBNMS regulations and Indian tribal fishing activities, and revises the corresponding sanctuary terms of designation. The new boundary for TBNMS increases the size of the sanctuary from 448 square...

    ...NOAA has prepared a final environmental impact statement for this action. DATES: ... can jeopardize the long term sustainability of sunken historic shipwrecks and other maritime ... Isle County, and east to the international border with Canada. The study area was identified ... with treaties, conventions, and other agreements to which the United States is a party. ...

  • Alaska's seafood processing industry: providing strong economics from state waters.

    .... Bilateral agreements with Japan and Russia over the abundant ...CEO/CFO types with international reputations sit on the boards of most seafood ... fees and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation permit fees. Another substantial ...As long as the forces of sustainability prevail in commercial fisheries management, the ...

  • Scientific certainty thresholds in fisheries management: a response to a changing climate.

    ...INTERNATIONAL FISHERIES ORGANIZATIONS AND AGREEMENTS A. ... the Council and from industry, environmental groups, tribal representatives, and the public, ...In order to maintain sustainability and avoid collapse of the nation's fisheries, it ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Two Foreign Macaw Species

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are listing the military macaw (Ara militaris) and the great green macaw (Ara ambiguus) as endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). These species are both endemic to Central and South America. Despite conservation efforts, these species' populations are in decline, primarily due to habitat loss, fragmentation, and...

    ... of Animals, represented by the Environmental Law Clinic, University of Denver, Sturm College ... and is known to shriek (Birdlife International (BLI) 2011, p. 1). It is a large macaw (70 ... 2009, 12 nesting trees had protection agreements (Brewster 2009, p. 10). Still, habitat ... for measuring the commercial sustainability of wildlife trade are rarely used. The most ...

  • II. Brazil challenges the established global IPR framework.

    ... IN 'REGIME SHIFTING' TO REFORM INTERNATIONAL IP LAW . The Notion of 'Regime-Shifting' . Brazil ...International environmental and human rights activists enamored of the ... leading to the consummation of the WTO Agreements. And they are doing so under the guise of ... requirements to guarantee the sustainability of the government's National STD/AIDS Program' ...

  • Business planning methodology to support the development of strategic academic programmes.

    ... arrangements, company formation, an international dimension, multi-department involvement, or a ... support the growth and financial sustainability of university and NFP research organisations. . ... journals, or negotiation of licensing agreements with industrial companies. * During the programme ... and testing systems used to collect environmental data on the facilities as part of the engineering ...

  • A comparative perspective of the impact of Canadian and United States oil regulation law differences on approving use of new petroleum-based energy sources.

    ... policy overemphasizes security and environmental concerns consequently disadvantaging its economy; ... health, safety, and environmental sustainability. Safety issues include such matters as pipeline egulation. (33) . Domestic and international agreements and accords have helped shape Canada's ...

  • NDIA committees & divisions.

    ... attended, U.S.-based, unclassified, International Symposia on Ballistics, at three-year intervals. ... of the industrial base, partnership agreements and expanded use of commercial practices. . Staff ... support toward the achievement of environmental excellence and the long term security of our .... The Sustainability Committee, chaired by Becky Patton (ATL ...

  • Overcoming challenges in the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency's risk insurance coverage to private water investors: corruption and consumer risks.

    ...(2) According to Transparency International, in Africa alone, $148 billion is paid annually ... experiences coupled with its environmental and social expertise helps investors and lenders ... Investment Treaties-BITs and other agreements) it does not have any credibility because the ... corruption on project quality and sustainability, 2) how such projects result in consumer ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) as an Endangered or Threatened Species

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 12-month finding on petitions to list the greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), both rangewide and the Columbia Basin population, as an endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). After review of the best available scientific and commercial information, we find that the...

    ...EIS Environmental Impact Statement. FIAT Fire and Invasives ... (2) It is delimited by international governmental boundaries within which differences ... by SGI and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAAs). The Wyoming Plan is ... to sage-grouse while improving the sustainability of working ranches. Private lands account for 39 ...

  • Fish and Fish Product Import Provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act

    This final action implements the import provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). This rule establishes conditions for evaluating a harvesting nation's regulatory program to address incidental and measures to address intentional mortality and serious injury of marine mammals in fisheries that export fish and fish products to the United States. Under this rule, fish and fish products...

    ...obligations under applicable international law, including, among others, the World Trade ...National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). NMFS prepared a final ... why NMFS only requires compliance with agreements to which the United States is a party, as opposed ... Fisheries, Science Stewardship and Sustainability Board implemented a Newfoundland, Labrador ...

  • Notice of Entering Into a Compact With the Republic of Indonesia

    In accordance with Section 610(b)(2) of the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 (Pub. L. 108-199, Division D), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is publishing a summary and the complete text of the Millennium Challenge Compact between the United States of America, acting through the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the Republic of Indonesia. Representatives of the United States...

    ... will promote high levels of environmentally sustainable, growth as set forth in the GOI's ... small-holder farmers; and local and international civil society organizations. GP Project ... governments, and to support the sustainability of MCC's investment in the GP Project; and. ... this Compact, the PIA or other related agreements. Section 3.6 Procurement and Grants. (a) ...

  • Impacts of trade and environment on sustainable development.

    .... The maintenance of the sustainability of environmental functions constitutes a .... International environmental agreements are aimed at addressing ...

  • Human security, humanitarian intervention, and third world concerns.

    ...It evoked expectations that the international community, led by the United Nations, would go ... with emphasis on equity, sustainability, and grassroots participation; a peace dividend ..., food security, health security, environmental security, personal security, community security, ... commitments to earlier international agreements are being reviewed. Humanitarian action now also ...

  • Western Pacific Fisheries; 2013 Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures

    NMFS proposes annual catch limits for western Pacific bottomfish, crustacean, precious coral, and coral reef ecosystem fisheries, and accountability measures to correct or mitigate any overages of catch limits. The proposed catch limits and accountability measures support the long-term sustainability of fishery resources of the U.S. Pacific Islands

    ... measures support the long-term sustainability of fishery resources of the U.S. Pacific Islands. ... NMFS prepared three environmental assessments that describe the potential impacts ... that pelagic species are subject to international fishery agreements or have a life cycle of ...

  • Resource Management Planning

    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to amend existing regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA). The proposed rule would enable the BLM to more readily address landscape-scale resource issues, such as wildfire, habitat connectivity, or the demand for renewable and non-renewable

    ... and to respond more effectively to environmental and social changes. The proposed rule would ...enhance the resilience and sustainability of linked human and natural systems.'' ``The ... of local, regional, national, or international dependence on goods and services. ``Resources'' ...(2) Deciding officials may seek written agreements with Governors or their designated ...

  • India's environmental trump card: how reducing black carbon through common but differentiated responsibilities can curb climate change.

    ...), (1) it has not received adequate attention on the international level. After the impasse at Copenhagen and very little progress ... or can be referenced as a template from which future agreements may be drawn. . 2. UNFCCC . The United Nations Framework ... global poverty and ensuring environmental sustainability, because reduction of black carbon's harmful effects on human ...

  • Poverty, Islamist extremism, and the debacle of Doha Round counter-terrorism.

    ..., potential special dispensations in international trade law for Islamic countries. Consequently, ... Chair Texts of the AD and SCM Agreements, this 94-page document includes a so-called "Road ... support to their fisherman to use environmentally sustainable catch methods, the fishermen do not ... approaches to the accompanying sustainability conditionalities vary greatly. (111) . In other ...

  • A train without tracks: rethinking the place of law and goals in environmental and natural resources law.

    ... PROGRAM AND THE RAMSAR CONVENTION ON WETLANDS OF INTERNATIONAL IMPORTANCE A. Introduction to the Case Studies B. The Chesapeake ... Chesapeake Bay Program Viewed Through its Constitutive Agreements b. The Chesapeake Bay Program at Work 3. The Blue Crab--Beautiful ...But, again, where sustainability indicators are defined with reference to human activity, the ...

  • Announcement of Federal Interagency Competition, Fiscal Year 2015 Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership

    This notice outlines a competition to designate up to 12 communities as manufacturing communities (Manufacturing Communities) through the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP), including proposal submission requirements and instructions, and eligibility and selection criteria that will be used to evaluate proposals. Manufacturing Communities will receive preference for a range

    ... Trade and international investment; and. Operational improvement and ...; Department of Transportation; Environmental Protection Agency; National Science Foundation; ... to improve the environmental sustainability of the KTS?. iii. Gaps: Provide analysis of ... as specified in their respective grant agreements, regulations and other requirements. This may ...

  • Energy Watch North America.

    ... position on the politically charged environmental controversy. Airlines say the EU law amounts to a ... at the refinery, along with multi-year agreements to exchange gasoline, diesel, and other refined ... Resort and Spa recognized for sustainability. Green Globe announced certification of Desert ... to the latest figures from the International Air Transport Association. But part of that ...

  • Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation

    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing new regulations to reduce waste of natural gas from venting, flaring, and leaks during oil and natural gas production activities on onshore Federal and Indian leases. The regulations would also clarify when produced gas lost through venting, flaring, or leaks is subject to royalties, and when oil and gas production used on site would be royalty-free

    ..., tribes, and States, and reduce environmental damage from venting and flaring. The BLM's ... leases as well as leases and business agreements entered into by tribes (including IMDA ... Ahead Of UN Climate Change Summit, International Business Times, Sept. 23, 2014, ... for long term productivity and sustainability. First, the BLM has an independent legal ...

  • Green Is Good: Sustainability, Profitability, and a New Paradigm for Corporate Governance

    This Article relates the concept of sustainability-that society must meet its present needs without infringing on future generations' ability to do the same-to corporate governance and seeks to reconcile any confias between the two. The largest of these conflicts is the commonly held view that companies must strive to maximize shareholderwealth and thus affirmatively neglect all other...

    ...-such as being more than minimally compliant with environmental regulations, being more than minimally generous towards ...Sneirson, Merger Agreements, Termination Fees, and the Contract-Corporate Tension, 2002 ... "green" buildings, and the Quality Assurance International organic food certification. Oukosher.org, http://oukosher.org ...

  • Rural Energy for America Program

    The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (Agency) is publishing this final rule for the (REAP). This final rule modifies REAP based on comments received on the interim rule, which was published on April 14, 2011, and the proposed rule, which was published on April 12, 2013. The final rule establishes provisions for the grants and loan guarantees available for renewable energy systems (RES) and...

    ... (including potential economic, environmental, public health and safety, and other advantages; ... efforts as put forth in the dairy sustainability Memorandum of Understanding signed in late 2009. ... >200m\2\ rotor area, ~ 60 kW) or International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61400-12-1 and ... requirements, power purchase agreements, or licenses where required and the anticipated ...