The unexpected and unintended effects of all genetically engineered organisms, regardless of whether ‘traditional’ or gene-edited genetic engineering techniques have been used, have the potential to cause environmental and human health problems.
Within the field of sustainable development, there is no concern more fundamental than the governance and management of land and natural re- sources. Yet institutional investors with significant holdings in emerging markets securities often fail to account for the material risks and benefits of properly incorporating land tenure and customary land rights into due diligence practices.
Current ranking among US equity investors with stocks in palm oil production, by dollar amount invested.
This is an action under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5 U.S.C. § 552, to compel the United States Department of Interior (“DOI”) to release non-exempt records concerning DOI’s ethics standards and contracts with public relations or communications firms, as well as the activities of highly placed officials within DOI.
The undersigned environmental groups write today on behalf of our millions of members and supporters to express our strong opposition to the confirmation of D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to a lifetime seat on the United States Supreme Court.
Friends of the Earth tested a selection of four children’s sun- screen products purchased from Walmart and Babies R Us. We found nanoparticles of potential concern in all four sunscreens tested, including nano titanium dioxide (TiO2) and nano zinc oxide (ZnO).