Day: 21 October 2005
Amazon drought: deforestation and climate change to blame
The devastating drought affecting the Amazon rainforest is part of a vicious cycle created by the combined effects of global warming and deforestation, according to scientists from Greenpeace and the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia.
Augean invests in expanding specialist waste capability
Augean plc is an emerging force on the waste management services scene, having been formed in August 2004 "to take advantage of acquisition opportunities in the specialist waste sector". With the initial purchase of Atlantic Waste and Zero Waste, both now rebranded as Augean, and the recent acquisition of Proactive Waste Solutions Ltd, the company has a made brisk start. LAWE Editor Alexander Catto talked to Augean plc's Chief Executive, John Huntington, about the group's performance and ambitions.
Environmental consultants salary survey 2005: How much should you be earning?
The constant evolution of environmental law and regulations means there are a growing number of companies turning to consultancies for advice. But while the sector is doubtless growing, how well are the consultants and their colleagues being rewarded for their expertise? This survey provides the answers.
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