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

15 Aug, 2017, 14:00 BST Kootenay Announces Core Drilling Discovers Significant new Mineralized Silver Zone, 1,000 Meters South of NI 43-101 Resource

Kootenay Silver Inc. (TSXV: KTN) (the "Company" or "Kootenay") is pleased to announce the discovery of a substantial new mineralized silver zone...


15 Aug, 2017, 13:34 BST The 10th Edition of ASIAWATER 2018 Organises Technical Visit Related to Water Resources Management and Water Security at Lembaga Air Perak (LAP), Ipoh

UBM Malaysia, organiser of ASIAWATER 2018 -- 'The largest water and wastewater event for developing Asia' organised a site visit to the Ulu Kinta...


15 Aug, 2017, 07:30 BST Two Rwandan Start-ups in the Running for a Prize of Half a Million Euros

ARED and EarthEnable are through to the finale of the global sustainability competition A cash prize of €500,000 is at stake in the Postcode...


14 Aug, 2017, 13:26 BST Promotur Turismo de Canarias: The Canary Islands Refute Reports of Beach Closures due to the Natural Presence of Microalgae

- The sporadic appearance of microalgal blooms on a limited number of Canary Islands beaches is a natural phenomenon caused by a range...


07 Aug, 2017, 17:28 BST UK's New Water Retail Services Offer Untapped Growth Opportunities

Customer-centric innovation, value-added services, and exemplary customer service will drive the UK water retail market, finds Frost &...


03 Aug, 2017, 08:25 BST Thailand Promotes Partnerships for a Sustainable World

By sharing its Sufficiency Economy Philosophy as a model, Thailand is helping other developing nations achieve the Sustainable Development Goals,...


01 Aug, 2017, 09:00 BST Thailand Promotes Partnerships for a Sustainable World

By sharing its Sufficiency Economy Philosophy as a model, Thailand is helping other developing nations achieve the Sustainable Development Goals,...


30 Jul, 2017, 04:44 BST GAC Motor Sets a Precedent in Sanjiangyuan Eco-conservation Project

A volunteer team from GAC Motor's wetland ambassador program ("the Program") has successfully concluded the July tour to Sanjiangyuan National...


27 Jul, 2017, 05:16 BST Membrane to Remain Resilient as Southeast Asia's Water Industry Continues to Recover

Privatizing Water and Wastewater Utilities Expected to Boost Demand for Ultrafiltration and Reverse Osmosis, Finds Frost & Sullivan's Energy...


25 Jul, 2017, 10:00 BST Nord Anglia Education Students Address The President and Members of The UN General Assembly

Students from Nord Anglia Education schools in Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America led discussions about progress on the Sustainable...


14 Jul, 2017, 06:00 BST SodaStream Launches New Viral Video Featuring The Big Bang Theory Star Mayim Bialik and Game of Thrones Star Kristian Nairn

The World's Largest Sparkling Water Brand Highlights Devastating Effect of Single Use Plastic Bottles on Humanity SodaStream International...


10 Jul, 2017, 08:30 BST Science Year 2016*17 - Seas and Oceans: Swimming for Clean Oceans

Sport meets science: Germany's biggest swim relay sets an example for water conservation 250 swimmers have teamed up for the "Elbschwimmstaffel"...


09 Jul, 2017, 12:30 BST Le Cercle des Economistes Proposes 12 Measures for a New Social Compact for Progress

Over three days, the 2017 Rencontres d'Aix on the theme of prosperity stimulated debates of a rare intensity and diversity of...


02 Jul, 2017, 18:42 BST The European Green Capital – Essen 2017 has Transformed the City Centre of Essen into a Green Activity Space

Strong Signal in Support of the Environment: Tens of Thousands Celebrate Mobility Day Tens of thousands of enthusiastic visitors celebrated...


30 Jun, 2017, 12:55 BST Kimberly-Clark Reports Year One Results of Sustainability 2022 Program

Priority programs and partnerships create social, environmental and business value Kimberly-Clark Corporation today published its annual...


29 Jun, 2017, 14:21 BST The role of Biogas in the European energy transition: the latest Top Stories installment on CNHIndustrial.com

Secure, sustainable, low-emitting. Biogas is an ally in the energy transition and the decarbonization of transportation both on- and off-road. Read...


28 Jun, 2017, 14:00 BST Stockton's Timorex Gold Receives BioGro Listing in New Zealand

Stockton STK, a leading company in development and marketing of botanical-based solutions for crop protection, announced that its biologic...


22 Jun, 2017, 18:53 BST ECMWF New Data Centre to be Located in Bologna, Italy by 2019

The announcement that ECMWF's new data centre will be located in Bologna comes at the end of a session of the Centre's Council, its governing...


20 Jun, 2017, 14:00 BST Exhibition of Nicholas Roerich Works Opens in Astana Within the EXPO 2017 Cultural Program

Exhibition of Nicholas Roerich Works Opens in Astana Within the EXPO 2017 Cultural Program June 20, 2017 - For the first time Nicholas...


20 Jun, 2017, 12:49 BST Wermuth Asset Management: Market Forces Will Drive Climate Change Efforts as US Exits Paris Agreement

- US exit from COP21 won't impact climate protection efforts - UAE opportunity to lead Middle East in growing renewable energy...


20 Jun, 2017, 08:00 BST Global Cities Must Act "With or Without Government Backing" to Protect Urban Living, Urges WBCSD

- 70% of world's population - around 7 billion people - will live in cities by 2050 - Cities account for 75% of global resource...


20 Jun, 2017, 06:52 BST NASR Launches Emergency Number for Immediate Search and Rescue Assistance

The Indonesian National Agency of Search and Relief (NASR, formerly BASARNAS), announced today that its emergency number, 115, is already...


19 Jun, 2017, 16:44 BST Astana EXPO 2017 Forges Approaches to Sustainable Development of the Global Energy Sector

Recommendations and proposals for the transition to a sustainable energy system until 2030 have been developed at the Ministerial Conference and...


16 Jun, 2017, 20:41 BST Global Softwood Lumber Prices Rose in Early 2017 with Prices in North America Hitting a 13-year High and Chinese Prices Increasing 13% in 18 Months

Softwood lumber prices in the US jumped in early 2017 to hit a 13 year high in April. Prices for softwood lumber imported to the major markets in...


14 Jun, 2017, 14:00 BST World's most influential journals for 2017 unveiled in the Journal Citation Reports from Clarivate Analytics

JCR identifies journals with highest impact on climate change research Clarivate Analytics today released the 2017 Journal Citation Reports...