This is an archived site that was created in 2015 through the research of WRI and its partners to show the extent of national legal protections of procedural rights to the environment. All country data may be viewed directly on each country’s page or by downloading the data in the About section. The interactive map will no longer be displayed on the site.

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The Environmental Democracy Index features the contributions of 140 lawyers and environmental law experts from 70 countries, as well as from the Access Initiative network. Generous support was received from the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative as part of the Eye on Earth Access For All Special Initiative as well as from the governments of Denmark, the Netherlands, Ireland, Sweden. WRI and TAI thank these donors for their generous support.