POLITICS

European Commission enhances cooperation for sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean. The sea’s biodiversity is under severe pressure with a recent report indicating that 50% has been lost in the last 50 years. In addition to this are recent security and safety concerns from the increase in migration from the South

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The U.S. bioeconomy takes another step forward. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced $9.6 million in available funding for

Chicago goes green. The Retrofit Chicago Energy Challenge has now exceeded 50 million square feet with 14 additional buildings having joined the Challenge since July 2016. One of

The Environmental Services Association (ESA), the voice of the UK’s resource and waste management industry, set out a number of recommendations to more closely align the planning

Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation and Sirim Berhad introduce the Eco-Labelling Certification Scheme. Developed by Sirim, ‘Sirim Eco 001:2016 Degradable & Compostable Plastic Packaging Materials’ and ‘Sirim Eco

In Wales the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has re-affirmed Wales’ commitment to increasing the amount Welsh population reuse and recycle by announcing

The bioeconomy in Illinois takes a step forward. A new legislation designed to grow Illinois’ bio-based economy has been introduced: Senate Bill 1656 provides incentives to Illinois