GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISM LEGISLATIVE CONTROL IN GEORGIA

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In June 2014 Georgia signed Association Agreement with the EU thus laying grounds for new cooperation legal framework. By signing the document Georgia has committed itself to carry out, within a specific timeframe, reforms in various areas. A range of issues has been identified in Nature protection, referring to habitat and species protection, wildlife and …

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New mudflow hits Georgian village as rainy season reveals poor assessment of hydropower plans

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As rains cause mudflows in Georgia's mountains, locals from different regions unite to protest hydropower developments in geologically unstable areas. In the night of June 30, strong mudflow hit the village of Nakra in Upper Svaneti, in Georgia’s Caucasus mountains, damaging several properties and destroying two bridges. Caused by torrential rains the mudflow from the …

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