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July 10, 2020 Sustainability initiative repurposes coastline wasteSource: DC Velocity
The Wisconsin-based company, Orbis, unveiled a material recovery program Wednesday that uses packaging made with recycled material recovered near major waterways, helping to clean up coastline waste while introducing a new stream...
Exploding blooms of phytoplankton, the tiny algae at the base of a food web topped by whales and polar bears, have drastically altered the Arctic's ability to transform atmospheric carbon into living matter.
Source: Arab News
UBAI: For all its hydrocarbon wealth, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region suffers from a fundamental scarcity, namely of underground renewable freshwater resources.
June 29, 2020 Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to agree on Nile dam dealSource: YouTube/Reuters
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to agree on a Nile dam deal within two or three weeks
Source: Water Finance and Management
With the global population expected to hit 8.5 billion in the next 10 years, the demand for water is rising inexorably. Many areas of the world are already facing either water shortages or water that’s unsafe for human...
June 12, 2020 Sustainability in DesalinationSource: Water World
Desalination can be expensive and time consuming due to the complexity of the treatment process, which is why sustainable, energy-efficient desalination is at the forefront of research into developing clean water technologies.
Source: Sourcing Journal
Finnish fiber innovation company Spinnova has entered into a long-term collaboration with global chemical company Kemira to develop an eco-friendly inherent fiber dyeing method.
May 11, 2020 Are Flowers Sustainable?Source: Green Matters
... though plants can do wonderful things, here’s what people start to wonder come every Mother’s Day, anniversary, and Valentine’s Day: Are flowers sustainable?
Source: Clean Technica
o help businesses achieve the sustainability efforts needed to feed a rapidly growing population, Cargill is contributing $2 million USD to the next phase of its partnership with World Resources Institute (WRI).
Source: The Guardian
US-mediated talks had secured a preliminary agreement between the trio, including an understanding that a staged filling process would be undertaken in the wet season.
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