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Protest Supports Villagers Challenging Foreign Forest Concession (September 25, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On September 22, 2015, a group of approximately 100 Cambodians from the Phnong ethnic group rallied ...

Topic: Foreign investments; Forests and timber; Judiciary; Minority rights; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Cambodia

Declaration on Rights of Indigenous People to Forests (April 29, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On April 18, 2015, Indonesia's Minister of the Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya ...

Topic: Forests and timber; Minority rights; Native peoples; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Pacific Marine Reserve Expanded (November 07, 2014) by Luis Acosta

President Barack Obama has issued a proclamation creating the largest marine reserve in the world, expanding ...

Topic: Boundaries; Environmental protection; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: United States

Delay in Adoption of New Law on Hydrocarbon Tax and Amendment of Law on Mineral Extraction Tax (June 13, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

It was recently reported that in a first reading on May 7, 2014, Poland's Parliament failed ...

Topic: Natural resources; Oil and gas; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Poland

New Mining Law Adopted (May 30, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On February 24, 2014, Algeria adopted a new Mining Law, Law 14-05. It was published ...

Topic: Corporate income tax; Natural resources; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Algeria

National Council of Justice Launches Campaign for the Rational Use of Resources (May 23, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiça, CNJ) launched a ...

Topic: Energy; Environmental protection; Judiciary; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Brazil

New Water Circulation Basic Act (May 20, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda

The Water Circulation Basic Act was promulgated in Japan on April 2, 2014. (Act ...

Topic: Forests and timber; Natural resources; Water resources
Jurisdiction: Japan

Proposal to Reduce Limits on Logging (December 26, 2013) by Constance Johnson

According to news reports, Indonesia is proposing to resume exports of logs from productive forests. This ...

Topic: Forests and timber; Import and export; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Greenland Votes to Lift Uranium Mining Ban; Considers Independence (November 18, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On October 24, 2013, in a close vote, Greenland's legislature, the Inatsisartut (Parliament), ...

Topic: Mining; Natural resources; Sovereignty
Jurisdiction: Denmark; Greenland

National Contingency Plan for Oil Pollution Incidents (October 30, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On October 22, 2013, Brazil enacted Decree No. 8,127 (Decreto No. 8.127, de 22 de ...

Topic: Environmental protection; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Regulation Mandates Proportion of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel (September 30, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in late August 2013, adopted a regulation that will ...

Topic: Energy; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

European Parliament Committee Approves Legislation Requiring Mineral and Oil Companies to Disclose Payments to Governments (June 07, 2013) by Theresa Papademetriou

The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved ...

Topic: Corporations; Government ethics and transparency; Mining; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: European Union

Forest Rights of Indigenous Peoples Affirmed (June 03, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On May 16, 2013, the Constitutional Court of Indonesia gave indigenous people the right to manage ...

Topic: Native peoples; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Provinces Gain Authority over Mining, Forestry, and Plantation Concessions (April 08, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On April 1, 2013, Indonesia's Home Affairs Minister, Gamawan Fauzi, said that the government's plan to ...

Topic: Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Congress Rejects Presidential Vetoes to Petroleum Royalties Law (March 11, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On March 7, 2013, the Brazilian Congress rejected the vetoes by President Dilma Roussef on November ...

Topic: Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Brazil

New Petroleum Royalties Law Promulgated (December 10, 2012) by Eduardo Soares

On November 30, 2012, a new law defining the distribution of petroleum royalties to states, the ...

Topic: Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Oil and Gas Law to Be Revised (November 28, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's Deputy Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources, Rudi Rubiandini, announced in mid-November 2012 that it ...

Topic: Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Draft Law on National Land Planning Submitted to Cabinet (November 09, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On October 30, 2012, Taiwan's Ministry of the Interior (MOI) approved a draft law on national ...

Topic: Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Dispute over Mackerel Fishing Not Resolved by Talks (November 07, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On October 22-24, 2012, representatives of Iceland,

Topic: Natural resources
Jurisdiction: European Union; Faroe Islands; Iceland; Norway

Membership in South Pacific Fisheries Organization (September 26, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the Republic of China (on