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    Legislation
    Finland, Europe, Northern Europe

    The objective of this Act is to ensure that the use of land and water areas and building activities on them create preconditions for a favourable living environment and promote ecologically, economically, socially and culturally sustainable development. The Act also aims to ensure that everyone has the right to participate in the preparation process, and that planning is high quality and interactive, that expertise is comprehensive and that there is open provision of information on matters being processed. Objectives in land use planning are set out in section 5.

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    Legislation
    Northern Mariana Islands, Oceania

    This Act makes provision for the control of the development and use of publicly owned wetlands and submerged lands and especially of areas subject to adverse possession by virtue of adjacent private property. All exploration, development, water or non-water dependent uses of submerged lands or extraction of petroleum deposits or mineral deposits which may be located in submerged lands of the Commonwealth require an approved license, lease, or permit from the Secretary of Lands and Natural Resources.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Kenya

    The ‘WISE-UP to climate’ project aims to demonstrate the value of natural infrastructure as a ‘nature-based solution’ for climate change adaptation and sustainable development. Within the Tana River Basin, both natural and built infrastructure provide livelihood benefits for people. Understanding the interrelationships between the two types of infrastructure is a prerequisite for sustainable water resources development and management. This is particularly true as pressures on water resources intensify and the impacts of climate change increase.

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    Legislation
    November, 2000
    France

    Basée sur l’ordonnance n° 2000-914 du 18 septembre 2000 modifiée par l'ordonnance n° 2012-6 du 5 janvier 2012, la partie législative du Code de l'environnement français comprend sept (7) livres, entre autres, les dispositions communes (Livre I); les milieux physiques (Livre II); les espaces naturels (Livre III); le patrimoine naturel (Livre IV); la prévention des pollutions, des risques et des nuisances (Livre V); les dispositions applicables en Nouvelle-Calédonie, en Polynésie Française, à Wallis et Futuna, dans les terres australes et antarctiques françaises et à Mayotte (Livre VI); et la

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    Regulations
    October, 2017
    United Kingdom

    These Regulations make provision for the selection, designation, registration and notification of sites to be protected under the Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora. These Regulations also implement aspects of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009. They make provision in respect of European sites for: (a) control of damaging operations caused by human activity; (b) special nature conservation orders and restoration orders; (c) byelaws of the appropriate nature conservation body; and (d) compulsory acquisition.

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    Regulations
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    These Regulations provide for payment in respect of an undertaking to follow the general environmental conditions set out in Schedule 1 and to carry out at least one of the management activities set out in Schedule 2 or the capital activities set out in Schedule 3. These Regulations provide also for grants to compensate partly for costs of environment audit, planning and undertaking. The Regulations supplement EC Council Regulations No.

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    Regulations
    Vietnam, Asia, South-Eastern Asia

    The Regulation provides for the rehabilitation of flooded areas in terms of land use planning, landdrainage and reclamation and improvment to build or restore dwelling houses for the local population.

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    Legislation
    Colombia, Americas, South America

    El Código nacional de recursos naturales renovables y de protección del medio ambiente, consta de 340 artículos organizados en dos libros: Del Ambiente (Libro Primero) y De la Propiedad, Uso e Influencia Ambiental de los Recursos Naturales Renovables (Libro Segundo).

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    Regulations
    Colombia, Americas, South America

    El Reglamento consta de 288 artículos y reglamenta las normas relacionadas con el recurso agua en todos sus estados. Declara, a tenor del artículo 1º del Decreto Nº 2811/74, de 18 de diciembre de 1974, que la preservación y manejo de las aguas son de utilidad pública. La administración y manejo del recurso hídrico corresponde al Instituto Nacional de los Recursos Naturales Renovables y del Ambiente (INDERENA), salvo cuando haya sido adscrita a otras entidades.

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    Regulations
    July, 1978
    Colombia

    Para cumplir los objetivos establecidos por el artículo 2º del Decreto Ley Nº 2811 de 1974, el presente Decreto tiene por finalidad reglamentar las normas relacionadas con el recurso de aguas en todos sus estados, y comprende los siguientes aspectos: 1) El dominio de las aguas, cauces y riberas, y normas que rigen su aprovechamiento sujeto a prioridades, en orden a asegurar el desarrollo humano, económico y social, con arreglo al interés general de la comunidad.

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