The Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy has launched a new national initiative called “Enough Plastic Bags” aiming at limiting the usage of plastic bags in Egypt.
The Ministry of Environment has inaugurated the initiative in line with the global efforts undertaken to reduce the consumption of plastic bags for representing dangers to ..
7 June 2017 / India, Persistent organic pollutants, Substance registration
India's Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has formed a committee of experts and officials to create a national action plan to address chemical regulation, management and pollution in India.
The National Coordination Committee was set up in April..
June 9, 2017, 6:16 PM
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO | French carmaker, Renault, has been fined 17.1 million pesos (941,000 U.S. dollars) in Mexico for importing and selling almost 12,000 new vehicles without the right environmental certificate, the federal government announced Thursday.
Mexico’s Federal Attorney for the Environment Protection (P..
Friday, May 26, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO — From sweeping cuts of funds to protect forests, to the loosening of conservation of indigenous land and measures to boost large-scale property deals, Brazil has embarked on the biggest roll back of environmental protections in two decades, former government officials and campaigners said.
Amid a ..
May 24, 2017
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a two-year extension to a moratorium on issuing new licenses to use land designated as primary forest and peatland, the environment and forestry minister said on Wednesday.
This is the third extension of the moratorium, which was established in 2011 under the previous administration ..