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  • Tag: pollution

    Regions need to recycle better

    Regions need to recycle better

    The conference debated on waste management targets and some key economic instruments helping to improve waste prevention and recycling performances

    EU gets rid of ozone-harming chemicals

    EU gets rid of ozone-harming chemicals

    Europe is engaging to reduce ozone layer-harming chemicals with the result that use of harmful substances is gradually being replaced with less harmful substances

    Pressure against shale gas rules

    Pressure against shale gas rules

    A recent study reveals how oil companies and lobby groups set themselves to a common offensive in Brussels to prevent more severe regulations on shale gas

    EU, biodiversity in danger

    EU, biodiversity in danger

    Some recent reports conducted by European Union member States have shown an alarming situation in the preservation of marine waters and their biodiversity

    Climate change and food: a new trade-off

    Climate change and food: a new trade-off

    A study by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) has investigated the effects of crop yield and livestock feed efficiency scenarios on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture and land use change in developing countries.

    EU, zero-landfill goal on the pipeline

    EU, zero-landfill goal on the pipeline

    On the 2nd of July “circular economy’ package was adopted by the European Commission to pursue the zero-landfill goal in stages and reduce waste by 2030

    Colombia: Tracing Water Pollution

    Colombia: Tracing Water Pollution

    Colombia: Tracing Water Pollution. The International Atomic Energy Agency is helping 12 countries in the Caribbean to understand and manage coastal pollution by heavy metals

    Tar Sands Pollute Athabasca River

    Tar Sands Pollute Athabasca River

    High levels of toxic pollutants in Alberta’s Athabasca River system,Canada, are linked to oilsands mining, researchers have found. The findings counter the reports by a joint industry-government panel

    Water Pollution in Cambodia

    Water Pollution in Cambodia

    Water Pollution in Cambodia. A short film about water pollution in Cambodia and decentralized waste water treatment (DEWATS) options. Water is vital for life

    Albania, industrial slag in Shkumbini

    Albania, industrial slag in Shkumbini

    Industrial slag dumped into the Shkumbini River, Elbasan, Albania, July 2012. Short video showing dumping of industrial slag and waste products directly into the Shkumbini River

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