EIA is a huge process, and naturally, it involves a whole lot of people. Each have a role to play in the entire EIA process, and here, we’ll take a look at the major stakeholders and how they contribute.
As I mentioned in my previous blog, time is a major hurdle for EIA. Considering the number of steps the process has, and the complexity of the ecological, cultural, economical and social integration in a particular site, we cannot expect to complete the entire process in two weeks. […]
EIA has been with us since the 1990s, but there are still some major issues associated with it’s functioning. And these are the issues I’d like to highlight in this post.
The environment is complex. It’s got a lot of things; air, water, soil, rocks. Add to that living things; people, animals, plants, trees, insects. They all interact with each and every other to form what is called the ecosystem. People have had the biggest, most profound impact on […]
EIA is a process not set in stone. It is growing, ever-changing. Each new study comes up with different challenges, different situations. And each of them, need to be tackled a tad bit differently. Therefore, the more creative you can be, the more permutations and combinations you can […]
The need of the hour! Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a tool, that is fast growing to be a useful and widely accepted tool in developmental projects to prevent/mitigate damage to the environment as much as possible. As the name suggests, it is an all out study on […]