British, Austrian, Danish and Belgian companies took the four awards at this year’s ceremony in Brussels.
Scientists from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) have confirmed that agricultural contaminants may be an important factor in amphibian declines in the state of California.
Eleven more Canadian species have been added to the list of those at risk, bringing the total to 364.
An innovative new system which uses a lake to cool campus buildings at Cornell University uses less energy and gives off fewer pollutants than conventional systems, say university engineers.
A federal report has concluded that current river operations on the US’s longest river are likely to further endanger the survival of several species.
A team of chemists from the University of Maine have found that by exposing pesticide-contaminated water to natural light and a volcanic mineral they can rapidly speed up the breakdown of the pesticides.
President Clinton has announced the creation of a vast, 130,000 square mile (340,000 sq km) reserve in Northwestern Hawaii, safeguarding coral reefs home to endangered monk seals and sea turtles.
Every week, the world loses two domestic animal breeds, says the United Nations in a new report.
China’s capital of 13 million inhabitants is to invest increasingly in geothermal power, solar energy, bio-energy and wind power to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
The Indian Government has announced new industrial estates, keeping polluting industries away from city inhabitants.
A spate of deadly accidents and risks to the environment has been blamed on corrupt local authorities flouting federal laws.
For the first time shellfish have been used as an indicator of past bioproductivity with researchers discovering a 95% drop in Colorado River Delta life due to human interference.
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