Invasive alien species include organisms, animals and plants which are foreign to a region or ecosystem. Invasive alien species may have a negative effect on human health and on the environment, which may lead to a negative effect on the economy. Furthermore, they have an...

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Generally, in terms of environmental management, continuous improvement and enforcement of approved authorisations as completed in an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process have been slow and in most cases completely inexistent. To improve on this aspect, the appointment of on-site Environmental Control Officers (ECOs) have...

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On 5 July 2019, the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries signed a notice of requirement for all applications submitted as per Regulation 16(1)(b)(v) of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014, as amended.   This notice requires a screening report as generated by the National Web Based...

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