The Department of Environment says the environmental impact assessment (EIA) process and the EIA approval conditions should be the tool and guiding documents to mitigate against environmental impacts.

According to the director environment Sandeep Singh, the environmental implications and cumulative impacts of unplanned developments could be devastating to the progress and economic growth of our nation.

Therefore she said there was an urgent need for transformative actions at all levels of societies and economies to protect the Earth from perilous circumstances that threatens our existence.


To read more: The Fiji Times » A guiding tool

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