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Times of Malta
‘No overnight solution to fish farm slime’, ministry saysThe fish farm slime problem will not be solved overnight, a spokeswoman for the
‘No overnight solution to fish farm slime’, ministry says
Times of Malta / Posted 2 hours ago
The fish farm slime problem will not be solved overnight, a spokeswoman for the Environment Ministry said. Recommendations by British scientists made late in 2012 to avoid slime from fish farming activities hitting the Maltese coast remained... Read more
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Times of Malta
Environment Minister, Ombudsman meet to discuss ERA and fish farmsIn a brief statement, the Environment Ministry said that Dr Herrera and Mr Pace
Environment Minister, Ombudsman meet to discuss ERA and fish farms
Times of Malta / Posted 3 hours ago
In a brief statement, the Environment Ministry said that Dr Herrera and Mr Pace discussed "various" subjects, from the ERA to noise pollution and fish farms. The 6-page letter Mr Pace had written the minister was also discussed, the ministry... Read more
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New Kerala
Will not take legal action against S Korea's ban: Volkswagen - newkerala.com #111338local unit of the German company said earlier this month that it was considerin
Will not take legal action against S Korea's ban: Volkswagen - newkerala.com #111338
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
local unit of the German company said earlier this month that it was considering a legal challenge after the South Korean Environment Ministry revoked certificates of 80 models of Volkswagen, Audi and Bentley, and fined the automaker 17.8 billion... Read more
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The Economic Times
RIL gets green panel nod for jetty expansion in Gujaratper annum (mmtpa). RIL's proposal was examined at a recent meeting by the Expe
RIL gets green panel nod for jetty expansion in Gujarat
The Economic Times / Posted 8 hours ago
per annum (mmtpa). RIL's proposal was examined at a recent meeting by the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) under the Union Environment Ministry. "EAC has recommended the ministry to grant environment and coastal regulation zone (CRZ) clearances to... Read more
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Times of Malta
No immediate need for action to stop people walking across Azure Window - MTAtourists and locals from climbing up onto the actual window, given the dangers.
No immediate need for action to stop people walking across Azure Window - MTA
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
tourists and locals from climbing up onto the actual window, given the dangers. In 2013, a geological assessment by the Environment Ministry found that it was not facing imminent collapse but more erosion was inevitable. It was on the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Environment Minister seeks report on elephants' death in Bengal train accidentdiscuss the issue with railways authorities to put in place "appropriate measur
Environment Minister seeks report on elephants' death in Bengal train accident
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
discuss the issue with railways authorities to put in place "appropriate measures" for the conservation of elephants. The Environment Ministry has initiated steps to prepare a Regional Landscape Plan for the conservation of elephants in the East... Read more
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New Kerala
Environment Minister seeks report on elephants' death in Bengal train accident - newkerala.com #110671discuss the issue with railways authorities to put in place "appropriate measur
Environment Minister seeks report on elephants' death in Bengal train accident - newkerala.com #110671
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
discuss the issue with railways authorities to put in place "appropriate measures" for the conservation of elephants. The Environment Ministry has initiated steps to prepare a Regional Landscape Plan for the conservation of elephants in the East... Read more
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The Economic Times
Monsanto exit prospects good Omen: RSS backed Swadeshi Jagran Manchgovernment to make all related documents public. "If the government goes ahead
Monsanto exit prospects good Omen: RSS backed Swadeshi Jagran Manch
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
government to make all related documents public. "If the government goes ahead with GM Mustard, we will take it up with the environment ministry. If there is any significant change in position, we will definitely take it up strongly. We have been... Read more
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Times of Malta
Slime and odour of decaying fish along St Paul's Bay, Qawra coastlineindustry caused pollution and that owners had to face the fact that they would
Slime and odour of decaying fish along St Paul's Bay, Qawra coastline
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
industry caused pollution and that owners had to face the fact that they would have to move. Following his statement, the Environment Ministry and Fisheries parliamentary secretariat jointly announced that an investigation into fish farm pollution... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Monkey menace takes centre stage in Himachal politics(CPI) has demanded that the government export the monkeys as it was unable to c
Monkey menace takes centre stage in Himachal politics
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
(CPI) has demanded that the government export the monkeys as it was unable to cull them, even after permission from the environment ministry. Communist party’s state secretariat member Dr Kuldeep Singh Tanwar, in an open letter to forest... Read more
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The Telegraph
GM food test for Modisaid two sources with direct knowledge of the matter. The decision to go ahead
GM food test for Modi
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
said two sources with direct knowledge of the matter. The decision to go ahead is likely to be made public soon by the environment ministry's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee, and is expected eventually to move to Prime Minister Narendra... Read more
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The Hindu
GM mustard moves closer to approvalwould be made available online for public comments next week. The Genetic Engi
GM mustard moves closer to approval
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
would be made available online for public comments next week. The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) is an Environment Ministry body whose clearance is mandatory for testing GM crops in farmer fields. For DMH-11 it had consulted... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Monsanto pulls new genetically modified cotton seed from India in protestenvironment”, but that the move had “no impact on our current cotton portfolio
Monsanto pulls new genetically modified cotton seed from India in protest
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
environment”, but that the move had “no impact on our current cotton portfolio being sold in India”. A spokesman for the environment ministry, which had the application before it, was not available for comment. In a letter, dated July 5,... Read more
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CTV News
Rising level of N. Saskatchewan River to put hold on oil-spill cleanupNorth Saskatchewan River will be put on hold due to an anticipated rise in wate
Rising level of N. Saskatchewan River to put hold on oil-spill cleanup
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
North Saskatchewan River will be put on hold due to an anticipated rise in water levels. Wes Kotyk with the Saskatchewan Environment Ministry says heavy rainfall in Alberta means water flows are expected to rise up to two metres starting this... Read more
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dna
Government yet to take a call on GM mustard commercial farming: Environment Ministrycomments on bio-safety data prepared by its sub-committee. No final decision h
Government yet to take a call on GM mustard commercial farming: Environment Ministry
dna / Posted 4 days ago
comments on bio-safety data prepared by its sub-committee. No final decision has been taken on approval to GM mustard, the environment ministry said in a statement. "No final decision has been taken as yet on the issue. The Genetic Engineering... Read more
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Business Standard India
GM mustard inches closer to commercial releasecloser to commercial releaseExpert committee could recommend it as soon as Sept
GM mustard inches closer to commercial release
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
closer to commercial releaseExpert committee could recommend it as soon as September; it'll then require approval from environment ministry The green nod for commercially cultivating Genetically Modified Mustard has reached the penultimate... Read more
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dna
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest; objects to proposal of sharing technologyenvironment", but that the move had "no impact on our current cotton portfolio
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest; objects to proposal of sharing technology
dna / Posted 4 days ago
environment", but that the move had "no impact on our current cotton portfolio being sold in India". A spokesman for the environment ministry, which had the application before it, was not available for comment. Shares in Monsanto's local unit,... Read more
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The Hindu
Bt cotton: Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protestbut that the move had “no impact on our current cotton portfolio being sold in
Bt cotton: Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
but that the move had “no impact on our current cotton portfolio being sold in India”. A spokesman for the Union environment ministry, which had the application before it, was not available for comment. Shares in Monsanto's local unit,... Read more
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Fortune
Monsanto Pulls New GM Cotton Seed from India in a 'Major Escalation'environment,” but that the move had “no impact on our current cotton portfolio
Monsanto Pulls New GM Cotton Seed from India in a 'Major Escalation'
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
environment,” but that the move had “no impact on our current cotton portfolio being sold in India.” A spokesman for the environment ministry, which had the application before it, was not available for comment. Shares in Monsanto’s local unit,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protestenvironment", but that the move had "no impact on our current cotton portfolio
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
environment", but that the move had "no impact on our current cotton portfolio being sold in India". A spokesman for the environment ministry, which had the application before it, was not available for comment. In a letter, dated July 5,... Read more
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Reuters
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protestenvironment", but that the move had "no impact on our current cotton portfolio
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
environment", but that the move had "no impact on our current cotton portfolio being sold in India". A spokesman for the environment ministry, which had the application before it, was not available for comment. In a letter, dated July 5,... Read more
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asianage
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protestof vital nutrients and depress yields. A Monsanto spokesman declined to commen
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
of vital nutrients and depress yields. A Monsanto spokesman declined to comment on the withdrawal. A spokesman for the environment ministry, which had the application before it, was not available for comment. In a letter, dated July 5,... Read more
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Japan Today
Mt Fuji increasingly becoming popular destination for foreign tourists ‹ Japan Todayside in Yamanashi. Foreign visitors account for some 30% of those trekkers on w
Mt Fuji increasingly becoming popular destination for foreign tourists ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 4 days ago
side in Yamanashi. Foreign visitors account for some 30% of those trekkers on weekdays and 20% on weekends, according to an Environment Ministry survey conducted in August last year. Willer Travel Inc, an Osaka-based travel agency, recently... Read more
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Reuters
France denies it omitted elements in Renault emissions reportRenault is pictured at a dealership in Saint-Herblain near Nantes, January 19,
France denies it omitted elements in Renault emissions report
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
Renault is pictured at a dealership in Saint-Herblain near Nantes, January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe PARIS France's Environment Ministry on Wednesday denied it had omitted key elements concerning some Renault (RENA.PA) cars in a report on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France denies it omitted elements in Renault emissions reportPARIS: France's Environment Ministry on Wednesday denied it had omitted key ele
France denies it omitted elements in Renault emissions report
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS: France's Environment Ministry on Wednesday denied it had omitted key elements concerning some Renault cars in a report on vehicle pollution it commissioned following the Volkswagen emissions scandal last year. The Financial Times reported on... Read more
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DW
Anger as Germany aims to scrap reusable-bottle quota |considerably' Sommer wants the law to incentivize reusable packaging to a much
Anger as Germany aims to scrap reusable-bottle quota |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
considerably' Sommer wants the law to incentivize reusable packaging to a much greater extent than what the Environment Ministry is currently planning. "That's why we are calling for the quota for reusable bottles, which has already... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
Chatham Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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Welland Tribune
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
Welland Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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The Sault Star
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
The Sault Star / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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Northumberland Today
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
Northumberland Today / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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New Kerala
Farmers approach 22 CMs for GM crops, 'right to technology' - newkerala.com #109630has the potential to impact millions of Indian farmers and therefore impact the
Farmers approach 22 CMs for GM crops, 'right to technology' - newkerala.com #109630
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
has the potential to impact millions of Indian farmers and therefore impact the national rural economy". The Union Environment Ministry recently showed its reluctance to allow further testing of GM crops. The activists claim the GM mustard... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permitWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
'Inappropriate' to issue Nestle new permit
Sarnia Observer / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protestcrop of vital nutrients and depress yields. A Monsanto spokesman declined to co
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
crop of vital nutrients and depress yields. A Monsanto spokesman declined to comment on the withdrawal. A spokesman for the environment ministry, which had the application before it, was not available for comment. In a letter, dated July 5,... Read more
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CTV News
Ontario considering changes to permits for bottled water companiesWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
Ontario considering changes to permits for bottled water companies
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario considering changes to permits for bottled water companiesWellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is
Ontario considering changes to permits for bottled water companies
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Wellington Water Watchers is urging the government not to renew it. Nestle is continuing to extract water because the environment ministry says a permit remains in force if a renewal application is made at least 90 days before it expires, and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protestof vital nutrients and depress yields. A Monsanto spokesman declined to commen
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
of vital nutrients and depress yields. A Monsanto spokesman declined to comment on the withdrawal. A spokesman for the environment ministry, which had the application before it, was not available for comment. In a letter, dated July 5,... Read more
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Reuters
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protestcrop of vital nutrients and depress yields. A Monsanto spokesman declined to co
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
crop of vital nutrients and depress yields. A Monsanto spokesman declined to comment on the withdrawal. A spokesman for the environment ministry, which had the application before it, was not available for comment. In a letter, dated July 5,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protestcrop of vital nutrients and depress yields. A Monsanto spokesman declined to co
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
crop of vital nutrients and depress yields. A Monsanto spokesman declined to comment on the withdrawal. A spokesman for the environment ministry, which had the application before it, was not available for comment. In a letter, dated July 5,... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
No plan to extend keep of baby pandadoes not include its annual insurance premium at RM200,000. "Nonetheless, we w
No plan to extend keep of baby panda
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 5 days ago
does not include its annual insurance premium at RM200,000. "Nonetheless, we will discuss with the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry and the China Wildlife Conservation Association on extending the keeping of the baby panda in November,"... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss CO2 offset system vulnerable to fraudemissions. Ten private audit offices are responsible for auditing these project
Swiss CO2 offset system vulnerable to fraud
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
emissions. Ten private audit offices are responsible for auditing these projects before they get the green light from the environment ministry, which gives companies a certificate worth CHF100 ($104) for each tonne of CO2 reduced. However, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lions Kill 19 Cattle in Zambeziof between 15 and 30 were spotted around the Itomba and Nambweza areas about tw
Lions Kill 19 Cattle in Zambezi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
of between 15 and 30 were spotted around the Itomba and Nambweza areas about two days ago. Although they have informed the environment ministry, the farmer said, no action has been taken. Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta yesterday said they... Read more
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Times of Malta
Malta's afforestation efforts missed the wood for the trees, experts saythrough ecological restoration projects, Prof. Cutajar and Dr Conrad noted. Th
Malta's afforestation efforts missed the wood for the trees, experts say
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
through ecological restoration projects, Prof. Cutajar and Dr Conrad noted. The report, which was commissioned by the Environment Ministry, has now been opened to public consultation and published on the ministry's website. Malta has one of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Renault emissions discrepancy omitted from inquiry reportin January and has agreed to implement more robust de-polluting technologies as
Renault emissions discrepancy omitted from inquiry report
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
in January and has agreed to implement more robust de-polluting technologies as part of a wider “action plan”. A French environment ministry official denied any intention to hide facts, saying the government incorporated the commission’s... Read more
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