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Latest Environmental Issues

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...


29 Oct, 2017, 12:39 GMT German Environmental Prize Message: Do not Burden the Earth's Ecological Systems to the Breaking Point

DBU honors Oswald entrepreneurial family and conservationists Sielmann, Frobel and Weiger - German President presents prize - posthumous Lifetime...


26 Oct, 2017, 12:14 BST 15th International Congress for Renewable Mobility "Fuels of the Future" Discusses the Future of the Combustion Engine

Catchphrases like Dieselgate or defeat devices shape current debate on diesel engines, and the combustion engine's future is called into question....


26 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST The South Pole Energy Challenge: The First-Ever Expedition to the Geographic South Pole Powered Only by Renewable Technologies, Including Advanced Biofuels

This is a father-and-son story about an epic journey - putting human endurance to its ultimate test relying solely on renewable energy On...


25 Oct, 2017, 13:19 BST Arçelik Recognised for Environmental Leadership on Climate and Water

Arçelik A.Ş., leading global household appliances manufacturer and mother company of Beko and Grundig, has been awarded a position on this...


25 Oct, 2017, 10:00 BST URBAN FUTURE Global Conference: Courageous CityChangers Sparking Innovation in Cities

The Agenda for Europe's Biggest Event for Sustainable Cities is Online 3,000 attendees from more than 400 cities, 50 countries and 4...


24 Oct, 2017, 11:18 BST HRH the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Announces: NEOM - the Destination for the Future

NEOM incorporates the new way of life and the strategic crossroads in trade, innovation, and technology with livability at its core -...


23 Oct, 2017, 19:00 BST London Climate Experts Hear that CCS is an Important Part of a Low Carbon Strategy, in New UCL Report

London: Embargoed to 6.00pm (GMT), Monday 23 October 2017: International climate luminaries meeting in London have heard that CCS should be seen as...


23 Oct, 2017, 11:53 BST EXPO 2017 Shares Its Experience of Organizing an International Exposition with EXPO 2020

Kazakhstan's delegation attended the International Participants Meeting (IPM) dedicated to the upcoming EXPO 2020 Dubai. There are three years...


18 Oct, 2017, 12:46 BST Netwise Hosting's London Data Centre Makes the Switch to 100% Renewable Energy

Netwise Hosting officially made the switch to true 100% renewable energy at its fast-filling London Central data centre. This places the...


17 Oct, 2017, 13:38 BST CSA Group Now Recognized to Issue Approvals to Help Manufacturers Access the Japanese Hazardous Locations (HazLoc) Market

- All $ are USD Manufacturers now have a viable option for placing products on the Japanese HazLoc market in a faster and cost-effective way as...


17 Oct, 2017, 13:15 BST The Public Investment Fund to Establish Recycling Sector Company

In line with objectives to preserve the environment and protect natural resources The Public Investment Fund has announced its intention to...


17 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST New Studies Confirm: Biodegradable Plastics Boost Organic Recycling and Improve Mechanical Recycling

Biodegradable plastics offer innovative solutions to improve recycling quality by facilitating the means for more efficient separate waste...


16 Oct, 2017, 12:53 BST Co-founder of Range Developments Visits Dominica and Says Rebuilding Strategy is 'Underway' and Country Showing 'Great Resilience'

Less than a month after the terrible devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, the streets are being cleared, utilities returning, people are going...


12 Oct, 2017, 17:48 BST 'Radical Greengrocer' Volkert Engelsman Tops Sustainability List

Volkert Engelsman, founding director of fresh organic importer and distributor Eosta, has been awarded top place in the annual Dutch...


12 Oct, 2017, 17:28 BST NPL Welcomes the Clean Growth Strategy to Tackle Decarbonisation & Grow the UK Economy

The UK Government has unveiled its Clean Growth Strategy today, which sets out how the UK will stimulate economic growth while reducing carbon...


09 Oct, 2017, 14:22 BST SEG Calls for the Establishment of an International Body for Eel Management

On 9-10 October, EU Fisheries Ministers are provisionally scheduled to consider adoption of a European Commission proposal which would ban eel...


09 Oct, 2017, 11:00 BST Los Angeles to Receive Two All-Electric Garbage Trucks, Equipped by Motiv Power Systems

Latest order points to growing demand for zero-emission electric trucks and buses in California Coming off a recent announcement on...


06 Oct, 2017, 13:24 BST TH Köln: International Symposium in Cologne Adopts Declaration on Water Security and Climate Change

As a result of their international symposium on water security and climate change at the TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences 200 researchers...


04 Oct, 2017, 11:00 BST SC Johnson Accelerates Pace to Meet Zero Waste to Landfill Goal

SC Johnson Manufacturing Plants Will Send Zero Manufacturing Waste to Landfills Ahead of 2021 Goal SC Johnson is poised to do at most of its...


04 Oct, 2017, 09:26 BST Adoption of New Mobility Solutions Drives Growth Opportunities in Automotive Ecosystem

Many innovations and mobility services are blurring the lines between public transport and private car ownership, creating several opportunities...


04 Oct, 2017, 05:52 BST LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation Prize Presentation Ceremony 2017

HONG KONG, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation ("the LUI Che Woo Prize" or "the Prize") held its...