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This episode looks at what freshwater scientists are trying to accomplish by spilling oil into a remote lake and the unusual solution they've found to help clean up future oil spills.
This webinar focused on fire risk in the Canadian Prairies, projecting change due to climate change and how levels of governments are reducing these risks and protecting communities.
This report examines how voluntary sustainability standards are performing in the cotton sector.
The new accord governs a multi-trillion dollar market and is expected to face heavy scrutiny within the three countries, especially during a U.S. election year.
This paper presents four best practice case studies and key ingredients of procurement reform to enable the shift toward strategic public procurement for sustainable development.
Investment Treaty News (ITN) is IISD’s flagship journal on international investment law and policy.
A recent ruling on how the EPA regulates mercury could have wide-ranging impacts on U.S. citizens and the environment.
The assessment provides an economic valuation of the contribution of the Saloum Delta to local livelihoods and regional development.
IGF Guidance for Governments: Improving legal frameworks for environmental and social impact assessment and management
This IGF guidance document offers governments a summary of international best practices in legal frameworks for environmental and social impact assessment and related management plans for large-scale mines.
There are parallels and overlaps between climate justice and racial justice, as well as many lessons the climate movement can learn from this global moment of reckoning.