Can Ukraine hold Russia accountable for environmental crimes? | Russia-Ukraine War – Advice Eating

While forensic investigators in Ukraine uncover evidence of killings that could amount to war crimes, experts of a different caliber are at work documenting the environmental impact of the Russian war. Ukraine’s environmental protection ministry said in a briefing last month that destroyed military equipment and ammunition, as well as exploded missiles and aerial bombs, … Read more

Why the Texas Environmental Protection Agency avoids the term “environmental justice.” – Advice Eating

A year after announcing an environmental justice initiative, the state agency leading the prosecution has no apparent budget for the effort and has quashed virtually every mention of the term on its website, according to an Axios investigation. Why it matters: The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has long regulated polluters with a light touch … Read more

Pact for success: Setting new standards with an invigorating work environment – Advice Eating

There is a saying that someone who feels valued will always do more than expected. Achievement and recognition are powerful motivators and nobody understands this better than Success Pact. They have created a platform for a reward system that is the foundation for creating a culture of excellence in the workplace. In the more than … Read more

The Decaying Underbelly of Calabar, Nigeria’s “Cleanest City” | Surroundings – Advice Eating

Calabar, Nigeria – Every day just after sunrise in the sleepy southern Nigerian town of Calabar, Hannah Edet opens her shop on the edge of a pile of rubbish right in the heart of Watts Market, or Urua Watts as the locals call it. She dangles a bounty of fresh pumpkin leaves for passing commuters … Read more

State of the Union on Crypto and the Environment – Advice Eating

Released 7 hours ago Submitted by Land Improvement Society The future of currency is here and the world is embracing it. The increasing demand for cryptocurrency is skyrocketing. The market is saturated with endless cryptocurrencies to choose from, and they’ve even made their way to the stock market, with Bitcoin NFTs growing at record speed. … Read more

Changes have reduced protective measures around BC mines, according to a university study – Advice Eating

Some environmental protections built into British Columbia’s mining permits are being phased out without adequate public or scientific oversight, according to new university research. A recent paper by researchers at Dalhousie University’s School for Resource and Environmental Studies concludes that mining companies have been able to alter their original operating conditions in ways that can … Read more

Human Rights and the Environment – What US companies need to know about the EU’s draft Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive – Directors and Officers – Advice Eating

introduction On February 23, 2022, the European Commission published its eagerly awaited draft Directive on Corporate Sustainability and Due Diligence (Draft Directive). The draft directive sets out a proposed EU Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence (HREDD) standard that would apply primarily to all US-based companies and their subsidiaries where those group companies have a … Read more

Doug Ford’s grim assessment of the environment and climate change – Advice Eating

With increasingly gloomy predictions from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Ontario residents will want to reflect on decisions related to the environment and climate change when they vote on June 2nd. The key features of Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford’s environmental performance are well known: dismantling the previous administration’s climate change strategy; a battle … Read more

Coastal GasLink fined again for environmental damage – Advice Eating

Coastal GasLink has been ordered to pay its second fine in less than three months for environmental violations along its 670-kilometer pipeline route currently under construction through Northern BC Announcements, events and more from Tyee and select partners Ten award nominations for Tyee journalists Finalists are named for Canada’s prestigious National Magazine Awards and Digital … Read more

Cape Verde’s Recycling Initiatives Face Global Trash | Surroundings – Advice Eating

Mindelo, Cape Verde – When the 35 teachers from the Escola de Alto Peixinho high school on the island of Santo Antão gathered there at the beginning of March, it was a bit of a role reversal. They had come to learn, not teach – and their teacher, Leila Teixeira, was there to shock them. … Read more