Environmental Issues This section features news related to environmental issues and concerns. Topics may include international environmental concerns, industry trends, litigation, strategic development plans, problems and solutions.

Latest Environmental Issues

23 May, 2018, 13:11 BST The Cayman Government and Oxitec Launch Innovative Pilot to Suppress Aedes aegypti

Cayman's mosquito control unit announces launch of new pilot project that will combine Oxitec's Friendly™ Aedes aegypti mosquito with...


22 May, 2018, 13:36 BST dena Energy Efficiency Award 2018: Invitation for Applications

Private and public sector companies can apply online until 30 June 2018 / Four award categories open to international applicants / 30,000...


22 May, 2018, 09:00 BST Corona Renames The World Surf League's Bali Pro To "Corona Bali Protected" To Bring Attention To Marine Plastic Pollution

On a Mission to Protect Paradise, Corona Transforms Championship Tour Event to Raise Awareness of Marine Plastic Pollution As title sponsor...


22 May, 2018, 08:23 BST Äänekoski to Create The World's Largest Meeting Point for Bioeconomy - Plänet B

Äänekoski's current industrial infrastructure has the potential of becoming the global center of bioeconomy implementation. A new joint venture by...


21 May, 2018, 10:05 BST Reimagine Products to Ease Plastic Pollution, Says Sagentia

Rethinking the way some consumer products are presented could significantly reduce plastic waste, according to Sagentia, a Science Group...


17 May, 2018, 07:00 BST The 30-Year View: Examining the Future of Gold

The World Gold Council today launched a one-off essay collection, Gold 2048, bringing together industry-leading experts from across the globe to...


15 May, 2018, 16:00 BST Miniaturised Gas Sensors Open New Markets Finds New IDTechEx Research Report

There is an increasing demand for monitoring environmental air conditions both indoors and outdoors, as poor air quality is a growing threat to...


15 May, 2018, 10:00 BST Novamont/IFAT: Bags Made of MATER-BI Are the Answer For Clean and Efficient Bio-waste Recycling

An efficient, hygienic and clean organic waste collection is actually possible by using bags made of MATER-BI, Novamont's biodegradable and...


15 May, 2018, 05:00 BST OWC Will Support Sustainable Waters Photography Project in Africa

Photographer Florian Wagner will cross the continent documenting critical water systems. OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology...


14 May, 2018, 08:00 BST Nekton's Launch of First Open-sourced Global Ocean Data Portal

OCTOPUS (The Ocean Tool for Public Understanding and Science) launched today by Nekton to begin a new era of collaborative marine research and...


14 May, 2018, 08:00 BST Nekton's Discovery of 100+ New Species Around Bermuda Confirms a New Zone in the Ocean

Results from Nekton Mission I, the XL Catlin Deep Ocean Survey provides confirmation of a new zone in the ocean, the Rariphotic Zone (Rare Light...


08 May, 2018, 10:00 BST Hispack Highlights Sustainability and User Experience as the Big Challenges for Packaging

Sustainability, improving the user experience, automation and packaging logistics are the four vectors that will define the development of the...


04 May, 2018, 10:00 BST Announcing Bitcoin Origin: An Innovative New Approach To Blockchain Technology

For all the benefits of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, they have an outsized impact on the environment. The Bitcoin Origin Project...


03 May, 2018, 15:43 BST Rosatom: An Attempt to Enter a Dangerous Proximity to Rosatom's Floating Nuclear Power Unit Intercepted in the Western Baltic Sea

Russian convoy ships in conjunction with the Swedish Coast Guard and the Danish Navy have intercepted an attempt to enter into a dangerously close...


02 May, 2018, 15:20 BST Sustainable Energy for All Forum Opens With Focus to Leave No One Behind in Energy Transition

Ministers, business leaders, investors and civil society gather to call for faster progress to achieve universal energy access The Sustainable...


02 May, 2018, 15:18 BST Caterpillar Helps Customers Build a Better World

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is illustrating how it's helping customers build a better world in the company's recently published 2017 Annual...


02 May, 2018, 14:47 BST IGU, IOGP and IPIECA Join Natural Gas Industry Leaders to Combat Methane Emissions

Global energy industry associations sign on to the Methane Guiding Principles to increase focus on reducing methane emissions across natural gas...


01 May, 2018, 10:00 BST IGU, IOGP and IPIECA Join Natural Gas Industry Leaders to Combat Methane Emissions

Global energy industry associations sign on to the Methane Guiding Principles to increase focus on reducing methane emissions across natural gas...


30 Apr, 2018, 15:17 BST Conservation International Releases Virtual Reality Project "My Africa" Worldwide

Academy Award Winner Lupita Nyong'o Narrates Stunning Portrait of East Africa Experience available on mobile and major VR platforms via the WITHIN...


26 Apr, 2018, 03:07 BST FOREVA contributes to our planet's environmental protection

The public benefit event held in Beijing on April 22, 2018 in celebration of this year's Earth Day was co-organized by the International Green...


24 Apr, 2018, 09:00 BST CPI Fluid Engineering Launches Icematic® Brand of Lubricant Solutions for Low GWP Refrigerants

CPI's Largest Product Launch in Their 45+ Year History CPI Fluid Engineering announces the official launch of the Icematic® brand aimed at...


19 Apr, 2018, 07:00 BST African Palm Corp. to Launch Palm Oil Production in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

- African Palm Corp.'s operations will mean considerable investment in local economies and GDPs for the cluster of participating West African...


18 Apr, 2018, 20:00 BST Rosatom and National Geographic Bring the Audience a New Documentary Series Project, Wild Edens, Dedicated to the Fight Against Global Warming

On April 17, Rosatom and National Geographic announced at the Palace of Neptune in Madrid (Spain) the launch of a new documentary series, Wild...


16 Apr, 2018, 10:30 BST Nine leading companies come together to improve business resilience at launch of Asia's first Accounting for Sustainability Circle of Practice in Singapore

Accounting for Sustainability (A4S), the initiative set up by HRH The Prince of Wales to drive greater adoption of sustainable decision-making, has...


16 Apr, 2018, 08:00 BST Europe's First Dedicated Diving Resort - Aiming To Save The Planet One Piece Of Plastic At A Time

Throwing open its doors on the 1st of May to its first of five new, Blue Explorers Resorts on the island of Gran Canaria. its founders, David...