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Black Holes in Deep Ocean Space: closing the legal voids in high seas biodiversity...

Publication | October 1, 2005 at 0:00

The international waters of the high seas are our common heritage. Most of the resources of this global commons are nonrenewable. A new UNCLOS implementing agreement needs to fill the gaping void in the current regime for the protection of marine...

Marketing and use restrictions for HFCs in small refrigerators and freezers

Publication | September 9, 2005 at 0:00

Under the proposed European Regulation on fluorinated gases (HFCs, PFCs and SF6), soon to undergo a second reading in the European Parliament, refrigeration equipment with under 3kg of refrigerant is not subject to any requirements. A report...

A Present for Life - Hazardous chemicals in umbilical cord blood

Publication | September 8, 2005 at 0:00

This study, conducted for Greenpeace and WWF-UK by Dutch laboratory TNO, analysed blood samples donated by a number of women and confirmed that hazardous chemicals are unwittingly passed from mother to child.

Bt 11 Maize - C/F/96.05.10 NOTIFICATION FOR CULTIVATION

Publication | September 1, 2005 at 0:00

On 20 May 2005 European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) delivered a positive opinion on Syngenta’s application for insectresistant genetically modified (GM) maize Bt11. The notifier claims that Bt11 will not be marketed for its herbicide tolerance,...

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