Thousands of environmentally important sites across England are coming under threat as the government body charged with their care struggles with understaffing, slashed budgets and an increasing workload.
An ambitious scheme to replant about a fifth of the land under palm oil in Indonesia is running far behind schedule, marking a blow to efforts by the world’s top producer to lift yields and fend off attacks on the sustainability of the crop.
The World Health Organization (WHO) will open a regional environment and health center in Seoul in May to identify environmental and health risks and provide advice to governments in the Asia-Pacific region, the South Korean environment ministry here said Tuesday.
After the discovery of medical wastes floating on the seas off Lapu-lapu City in Philippines, an environmentalist group is encouraging government officials to create concrete programs to clean the rivers and other waterways.
India’s Environment Ministry in 2018 finalized a nationwide plan to curb air pollution, notified new rules governing the country’s coastlines and proposed prohibition of use of animals in circuses besides engaging ‘constructively’ in the crucial climate summit at Poland.
Organic food has been on the rise since it came into fashion; vegetables, fruit, grains, dairy and meat grown and processed using non-conventional methods not only tend to carry a hefty price tag, but are usually thought to be of higher quality and better for health, although production of organic food products may not be good for the environment.
The next election of Australia could shape up as an important contest for centrist voters who consider climate and environmental concerns as a test of leadership according to leading social researcher Rebecca Huntley.