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Open Access Governments Environment news category is full of diverse and interesting material. This section takes a broad look at environmental issues across the world and the governments tackling them. 

In this category, you will find the latest legal developments in the environmental sector from around the globe. The newest research is available to read with news such as the EU’s strategy with environmental changes and issues. We also cover marine conservation, biodiversity, sustainability, and the impacts of climate change on the natural world.

The process of implementing zero emission policies and the development of technology in the aid of reducing climate change and fossil fuel emissions are popular topics within this section.

landfill

What are the alternatives to landfill?

Waste management experts from Indaver explain exactly what the process is when disposing of the bin bags left outside the front of our houses
eco-friendly cities

Top 10 eco-friendly cities around the world

We explore the top 10 eco-friendly cities around the world, detailing their initiatives to get there and their future ambitions to ensure they remain pro-green
value of plant science

The value of plant science in Europe today

The European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO) reveals its thoughts on the value of plant science and the many improvements it can generate in areas such as sustainable agriculture, forestry and environmental conservation.
field of plant pathology

Studying and advancing the field of plant pathology

The British Society for Plant Pathology’s aims of studying and advancing the field of plant pathology are explored here, including the importance of advancing education in the field.
sustainable control

Understanding the potato late blight pathogen: Key for sustainable control

Didier Andrivon from INRA details why an intimate knowledge and understanding of the potato late blight pathogen and its evolution are key towards sustainable control.
sustainable pest management

Plant-plant communication for sustainable pest management

Velemir Ninkovic, Associate Professor at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), explores plant-plant communication for sustainable pest management.
air pollution on human health

The complexities of understanding the consequences of air pollution on human health

Dr. Francisco Inesta-Vaquera, Dr. Colin Henderson, Professor Jonathan Grigg and Professor C. Roland Wolf from the Universities of Dundee and London discuss the complexities of understanding the consequences of air pollution on human health.
climate toxicology

Climate toxicology: The impact on human health

Eduardo A. González, B.S. and Pamela J. Lein, Ph.D., University of California, Davis discuss how global climate change is increasing toxicological impacts on human health.
fight climate change, climate change in new york

New York takes action to fight climate change

In this article, author Bruce Nagy discusses the recent innovations to fight climate change in New York, with a focus on clean energy.
high seas conservation

The Sargasso Sea Commission: High seas conservation

Dr David Freestone and Professor Howard Roe explore how the Sargasso Sea Commission could be a new paradigm for high seas conservation.
power of universities

Climate Emergency, solutions and the power of universities

Prof Dr Raimund Bleischwitz from UCL The Bartlett School of Environment Energy & Resources (BSEER) tells us about a new socio-political movement, which uses nonviolent resistance to protest against a potential climate breakdown and ecological collapse, and the transformational power of universities.
international development lab

Regional Development in Sweden: The story of an international development lab

At the Alexanderson Institute in Sweden, new and exciting methods are created to promote future growth, as we now discover.
building a sustainable future

Building a sustainable future from our oceans

To address modern-day sustainability challenges, the EMBRC-ERIC was established to bridge the gap between marine biological research and innovation.
nature-based solutions

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) goes for Nature-Based Solutions

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) contributes to increasing the evidence base on Nature-Based Solutions by taking part in two Horizon 2020 projects, NAIAD and OPERANDUM, as we find out here.
regional security

Environmental approaches to regional security

Juri Martin from EuroAcademy offers his expert thoughts on environmental approaches to regional security
energy issues, ministry of the environment

Japan: A glimpse into environment and energy issues

The work of the Ministry of the Environment and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in the Government of Japan are examined here.
popular potato crop

The popular potato crop and the major threat of blight (early and late)

Aarthi Janakiraman, Industry Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, shares his thoughts on the popular potato crop, as well as the potato blight (both early and late) which remains a major threat to production.
russian environmentalist, foreign agents law

Russian environmentalist faces criminal record for activism

A prominent Russian environmentalist has fled the country as criminal cases were opened against her in connection to Russia’s law on “foreign agents”.
tackle environmental issues

Can innovation and new technology tackle environmental issues in the marine environment?

Tessa Harding, Director, Aquatic Ecology, at Thomson Environmental Consultants asks if innovation and new technology can tackle environmental issues in today’s marine environment.
priorities for environment, maritime affairs and fisheries

The European Commission’s priorities for the environment

Here, we focus on the priorities for the environment, maritime affairs and fisheries, in the work of Karmenu Vella, the European Commissioner for Environment.

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