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  • Peru Passes Environmental Enforcement Law / Perú aprobó ley de fiscalización ambiental

    Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

    The Peruvian Congress has approved the Law of the National System of Environmental Assessment and Control (Sistema Nacional de Evaluación y Fiscalización Ambiental – SINEFA), which aims to ensure compliance with environmental laws.
    At the heart of the SINEFA is the Environmental Evaluation and Control Organism (Organismo de Evaluación y Fiscalización Ambiental – OFEA) created last […]

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    What a Shame

    Thursday, January 15th, 2009

    Just two months ago a study was released putting a dollar value on the preservation of Belize’s reefs.  Now comes a report that a cargo ship wandered (reportedly while on autopilot) onto a barrier reef 32 miles from Belize City in an area near Caye Glory.
    Experts say that the grounding may have permanently destroyed 10,000 […]

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    The Biofuels Sustainability Scorecard / Scorecard de Sostenibilidad de los Biocombustibles / Indicadores de Sustentabilidade em Biocombustíveis

    Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB launches interactive Biofuels Sustainability Scorecard
    Web application enables assessment of sustainability of biofuel projects relating to food security, land use, labor conditions
    The Inter-American Development Bank released an interactive tool known as the Biofuels Sustainability Scorecard on September 9th, as part of a comprehensive effort to ensure that biofuel investments produce […]

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