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Mediterranean Sea Invaded by Hundreds of Alien Species

More than 900 new alien species have been encountered in the coastal environments of the eastern Mediterranean Sea in recent decades, including the poisonous pufferfish. The invasion of alien species has had the consequence that the whole food chain is changing, while there is a lack of knowledge on which to base relevant risk assessments, […]

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New EIA regulations now in effect in South Africa

South Africa’s new environmental impact assessment (EIA) regulations came into effect on Monday, which the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) said started the official implementation process of a new regime aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of EIAs. The National Environmental Management Act (Nema) EIA 2010 regulations and the listing notices thereto replaced the […]

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