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 Dec, 2017, 17:03 GMT Humane Society International Applauds Michael Kors Holdings' Fur-Free Policy Announcement

Humane Society International applauds company for becoming the latest to forego fur Michael Kors Holdings Limited - a global fashion...


11 Dec, 2017, 12:40 GMT ICO of the First Crypto Currency to Support the Paris Agreement

New foundation Impact Earth is the first blockchain platform to support origination, development and management of Real Estate Impact Investments...


11 Dec, 2017, 10:00 GMT Tilburg University: Climate-smart Agriculture Requires Radical Policy Changes

At all levels of agricultural regulation - national, European, and international - important changes are required to be able to address the...


08 Dec, 2017, 13:33 GMT The Wildlife Justice Commission Delivers New Case File to Vietnam Regarding Criminal Network Trading in High Volumes of Wildlife

Case File presents evidence regarding a professional criminal network trading in more than USD 15 million worth of high-value wildlife...


07 Dec, 2017, 20:35 GMT Sims Recycling Solutions Promotes Transparency in Gold Supply and Production

The e-waste recycling site in Eindhoven, NL signs the Dutch Gold Covenant Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) signed the Dutch Gold Sector...


05 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT Elsevier Introduces Two Major Reference Works for Earth and Environmental Scientists and Students

Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, today announced the publication of two major reference works for...


30 Nov, 2017, 13:44 GMT Envision Energy Unveils New International Wind Turbines at WindEurope 2017

Envision Energy, a leading global smart energy solution provider, today announces the global release of its latest international product portfolio...


29 Nov, 2017, 17:04 GMT Is Environmental Protection Responsible for the Success or Failure of a Military Mission? Defence IQ Investigates

Damage to the environment during a military operation can threaten livelihoods, leading to further instability and tension. By contrast, the...


27 Nov, 2017, 11:19 GMT Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability

The Consumer Goods Forum Creates Japan Local Group Committed to Addressing Today's Sustainability Challenges; Implementation of Sustainability...


23 Nov, 2017, 15:58 GMT Sultanate of Oman to Host the Final Award Ceremony of the MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition in its 11th Edition

● In partnership with Community Jameel; with this year's trategic partners Riyada, Omantel, Oman Technology Fund and Zain Group as a digital...


23 Nov, 2017, 07:00 GMT NUST MISIS Metallurgists First in the World Develop a Unique Furnace for the Highly Efficient Recycling of Industrial Waste

More than 95% of cast-iron in the world is still produced in blast furnaces. Modern blast furnaces are powerful units that produce tons of...


21 Nov, 2017, 09:57 GMT Chairman of Astana EXPO 2017 Presents the Order of Friendship to Secretary General of the BIE

The 162nd General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) took place in Paris. Chairman of the Board of JSC NC "Astana...


18 Nov, 2017, 15:29 GMT Maldives Minister of Environment Calls for 'More Ambition' to Tackle Climate Change at Conclusion of COP23

Small islands introducing some of the most ambitious clean energy plans in the world The Environment Minister of the Maldives is calling on...


16 Nov, 2017, 17:00 GMT Coasts - A Vital Habitat Under Pressure

Maribus gGmbH, the Consortium of German Marine Research and the Cluster of Excellence »Future Ocean« are taking on the crucial habitat of the...


16 Nov, 2017, 14:00 GMT Bio-based Industries: Potential for Sustainable European Growth

- This autumn, 13 million tonnes of sugar beet pulp will be produced in Europe. Now, thanks to new bio-based technologies, its value for...


16 Nov, 2017, 07:22 GMT Singapore, Bangalore and Barcelona Choose DataCity to Develop Innovative Solutions for Urban Sustainability

"Cities are the biggest cause of climate change, its biggest victims and its best hopes for solutions." (Marie-Vorgan Le Barzic, CEO of...


15 Nov, 2017, 13:00 GMT World's Largest BiOPV Roof Installation Using Heliatek's HeliaSol®

Today ENGIE, Heliatek and the Department of Charentes-Maritimes inaugurated the world's largest BiOPV installation on a roof. 500 m² of...


14 Nov, 2017, 16:00 GMT Cepsa Analyzes World Trends and Socio-Economic Models in its 2030 Energy Map

Cepsa Energy Outlook 2030 is a research piece that presents what the energy mix will look like in 2030. The document answers questions such as...


14 Nov, 2017, 07:59 GMT MBR Systems Market Booms in KSA, UAE, and Iran due to Reuse, Recycling and Treatment Initiatives

Collaboration between membrane suppliers, local water OEMs, and system integrators creates growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan's...


13 Nov, 2017, 16:05 GMT Earth Day Network Launches Global Campaign to End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day Network (EDN), the global coordinator of Earth Day, announced the launching of a global campaign to End Plastic Pollution. We will be...


10 Nov, 2017, 19:23 GMT Sofidel Awards the Most Sustainable Suppliers in London

Sofidel - known for its Regina Blitz household towel - just held the second Sofidel Suppliers Sustainability Awards (3Sawards), acknowledging...


08 Nov, 2017, 06:00 GMT Mission Accomplished at Depths of +6000 Metres

A consortium comprising Steatite with OXIS Energy, MSubs and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has achieved what it set out to do by...


03 Nov, 2017, 09:49 GMT Nanovitamins for Macroharvests: New Generation Fertilizers Based on Metal Nanoparticles Increased Crop Productivity by 25%

A group of NUST MISIS scientists, in cooperation with researchers from both Ryazan State Agrotechnological University (named after P.A....


30 Oct, 2017, 18:26 GMT Arçelik A.Ş. Heralded as Corporate Responsibility Leader in Prestigious European Supply Management Awards

Arçelik A.Ş. named winner for 'Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility' in 2017 European Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply...


29 Oct, 2017, 15:38 GMT Steinmeier Sees Prizewinners as Protagonists of Ambitious Future Visions for Our World

DBU: Highest-endowed European Environmental Prize presented today in Braunschweig by German President "The program Agenda 2030 challenges our...