Irish environment minister Dick Roche has defended his country's record after the EU announced it would be chasing the nation up on five breaches of environmental law.
CIWEM has launched its call for entries for the 2006 technical innovation awards, raising the prize money to £3,000.
Businesses driven by social or environmental goals rather than profit are making some £18 billion in the UK every year and employ almost 800,000 people.
India and Bangladesh cannot be seen as a convenient graveyard for the world's rusting hulks, and ship-breaking on their shores must end.
The Co-op supermarket has banned monosodium glutamate and a number of notorious E-number additives from its own-brand products.
The European Commission's patience is wearing thin over member states' failure to comply with laws designed to tackle electro-waste.
The EU has introduced stiff fines for dirty shipping in an effort to reduce pollution.
Cleaners have found themselves caught up in a bizarre court case after deciding to share lifts to work rather than take an inconvenient bus journey.
Leaders of the world's eight wealthiest nations appear to have bowed to US pressure and offered simply more talk and no action when it comes to tackling climate change.
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