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

09 Sep, 2017, 15:47 BST Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Project Commends Chile's Declaration of the Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Rahui Marine Protected Area

Government moves to protect waters of Pacific island and its marine life The Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Project applauds the Chilean...


09 Sep, 2017, 10:26 BST Presentation of the 5th One World Award

Festive award gala for the winners from around the world The five winners of the 5th One World Award (OWA) were presented in a festive gala on...


07 Sep, 2017, 16:05 BST Latest Hurricane News Video Reports Collated By One News Page

Leading global news portal One News Page today announces its collation of latest hurricane news video reports as a useful information resource for...


06 Sep, 2017, 11:12 BST Participants of the Future Energy Forum Discuss the Rules for Cooperation on Global Energy Economy Issues

The 11th conference "International Economy and Policy in Environmental Protection" was held on August 28-29 at the International Specialized...


06 Sep, 2017, 11:00 BST San Bernardino County Receives Two All-Electric School Buses powered by Motiv Power Systems from Creative Bus Sales

Zero-Emission Buses to improve Air Quality and Reduce Fuel Costs for Colton Joint Unified School District Colton Joint Unified School...


06 Sep, 2017, 10:00 BST Mars CEO: Industry Must Fix 'Broken' Engine Of Global Business To Tackle Urgent Climate & Social Threats

- CEO GRANT REID, SPEAKING AHEAD OF UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND CLIMATE WEEK, BELIEVES THE ENGINE OF GLOBAL BUSINESS – ITS SUPPLY CHAIN – IS BROKEN AND...


06 Sep, 2017, 00:01 BST Global Scientific Study Finds Microscopic Plastic Fibers Contaminating Tap Water

More than 80 percent of tap water samples collected worldwide tested positive for microplastics Today, Orb Media, a D.C.-based non-profit...


01 Sep, 2017, 16:31 BST ICIS Coverage of the Impact of Catastrophic Hurricane Harvey on the Petrochemical Industry

Catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey has had a substantial impact on petrochemical production along the US Gulf, and the ramifications are...


01 Sep, 2017, 16:10 BST World Water Week Closes: Values of Water Must Be Better Understood

Understanding and recognizing the many different values attached to water is a key to more efficient use - a must as more people have to share...


01 Sep, 2017, 13:52 BST Grundig: Consumers Want to Reduce Food Waste But Lack Time and Means

New research from Grundig, Europe's leading full range manufacturer of home electronics, shows that 94% of consumers want to live a more...


31 Aug, 2017, 04:18 BST Hurricane Harvey Impact on Sekisui Specialty Chemicals

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals would like to confirm that all of our employees are safe, and both of our Houston area facilities are undamaged as of...


29 Aug, 2017, 21:51 BST Ryan Thorpe and Rachel Chang from the USA win 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Two students from the USA, Ryan Thorpe and Rachel Chang, received the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize on Tuesday for their novel approach...


23 Aug, 2017, 00:20 BST LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation Announces 2017 Prize Laureates and 2018 Specific Areas of Focus

The LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation ("the LUI Che Woo Prize" or "the Prize") announced its 2017 laureates on 2 August 2017 (Hong...


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"...