Toxic chemicals are leaching into soil at scrap yards in Ghana as a result of electronic waste sent to the country from the developed world, according to a Greenpeace investigation.
Studies into water extraction from the River Shannon for Dublin are still considering alternative locations as well as other technologies such as desalination and groundwater extraction.
Ireland is one of the best performers in the EU when it comes to recycling waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), according to WEEE Ireland.
Malaysia may get a respite from this summer's smog as forecasters in the region have predicted winds will help to clear the haze this week.
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