Pollution in the Yangtze River is not as severe as scientists had thought and its ecosystem can be saved if Chinese authorities act now, a new study has concluded.
Millions of people have been affected by severe flooding as storms swept parts of Mexico, the Caribbean, Vietnam and Australia in the past fortnight.
The market for environmentally-friendly construction materials in the US is expected to more than double in value by 2011, a new report has claimed.
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A competition is underway to find inspiring designs for the planned "eco-towns" announced by the Government earlier this year.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a plan to better manage hazardous waste in Ireland.
Europe is leading "from the front" in the drive to create a more sustainable society, the president of the European Union has declared.
A Government minister has made a pledge to try to encourage Irish businesses to do more to protect the forests of the country.
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