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

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...


12 Apr, 2018, 13:30 BST NRG Metals Inc Announce Drill Rig on Site at Salar Escondido

Drill Rig on Site at Salar Escondido NRG Metals Inc. ("NRG" or the "Company") (TSX-V: NGZ) (OTCQB: NRGMF) (Frankfurt: OGPN) is pleased to...


10 Apr, 2018, 11:00 BST Nestlé Aiming at 100% Recyclable or Reusable Packaging by 2025

Nestlé today announced its ambition to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025. Its vision is that none of its packaging,...


05 Apr, 2018, 16:22 BST Fyffes Honduras Melon Producer Granted Fair Trade USA Certification

Sur Agrícola de Honduras (Suragroh), a Honduran division of Irish produce company Fyffes, has received Fair Trade certification from Fair Trade...


27 Mar, 2018, 12:14 BST Frost & Sullivan Identifies the Digitalization Trends Transforming Global Waste Recycling Market

Smart bins, robotic sorting, mobile applications, smart trucks, and analytical tools and optimization software solutions are creating new growth...


27 Mar, 2018, 08:00 BST REN Clean Skincare Launches Clean to Planet Initiative and Extends its Environmental Mission With Surfrider Foundation Collaboration

Today, REN Clean Skincare, the British pioneer of clean skincare, announces its new Clean to planet purpose and its collaboration with the...


27 Mar, 2018, 07:00 BST TRA 2018: Europe's Largest Transport Research Conference From 16-19 April in Vienna

Discounted online registration for TRA 2018 extended to 8th April The TRA 2018 (Transport Research Arena) is Europe's largest transport research...


26 Mar, 2018, 13:30 BST Urban Air Quality in Chinese and South American Cities Drastically Improved by Switching to Natural Gas - New Study

New International Gas Union report highlights case studies of four cities - Beijing, Shanghai and Urumqi in China, and Santiago, Chile -...


22 Mar, 2018, 12:00 GMT Biotech Pioneers, Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht, Win 2018 Stockholm Water Prize

Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht are named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for revolutionizing water and wastewater...


22 Mar, 2018, 07:27 GMT Giorgio Armani Enters the Ninth Year of its Acqua for Life Program

Acqua for Life is a development program focused on universal access to drinking water in water scarce regions with: - a...


21 Mar, 2018, 09:00 GMT Water Cooperation: A New Agenda for World Water Day This Year

"The World Water Day on March 22nd provides an opportunity for financial institutions to launch new instruments to invest in trans-boundary...


15 Mar, 2018, 12:11 GMT Ferrovial Delivers New Water System to El Salado, Colombia

A new water system now serves El Salado in Colombia after being chosen by Ferrovial for its Social Infrastructure programme in 2016....


09 Mar, 2018, 09:51 GMT Sustainable Eel Group (SEG): Criminals Trafficked 110 Million Eels to Asia so far this Season

The Sustainable Eel Group (SEG) calls for EU-action to prevent illegal fishing and trafficking of European eel before it is too late. The European...


07 Mar, 2018, 11:00 GMT Retailers Can Increase Loyalty By Providing Consumers With Opportunities To Resell, Recycle And Donate

PA Consulting Group today launches the "Keeping Customer Connections" report which examines how retailers in the US, UK, and Europe engage with...


06 Mar, 2018, 10:35 GMT Mercy Corps: Two Options For People In South Sudan - Starve Or Flee

Every day, 9,000 people lose access to food The global organization Mercy Corps warns that every day, from now until April, an estimated...


28 Feb, 2018, 13:33 GMT DOC RI Joins UN FAO in Developing Food Security and Agricultural Development Outlook for Central Asia

The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC-RI) has signed in February 2018 an agreement with the United Nations Food and Agriculture...


22 Feb, 2018, 14:20 GMT Buyers of Costa Rican Pineapples Can Now Guarantee a Deforestation-Free Commodity to Their Customers Around the World

As consumers become increasingly concerned about the environmental impact of agro-commodity production, with the click of a button, companies...