Environmental science

PM Ponta: I invite my contenders to participate in open debates

Prime Minister Victor Ponta, the PSD-UNPR-PC (Social Democrat Party, National Union for Romania's Progress and Conservative Party) alliance's candidate for Romania's Presidency, said late on Monday, on Antena 3 TV station, that on Tuesday he would invite all his 13 contenders to participate in an open debate.

Greece drafting strategy to protect its biodiversity

Greece is to draft its first ever national strategy to protect the country’s biodiversity, it was revealed on Wednesday.

Environment Minister Yiannis Maniatis said that he has signed a ministerial decision that paves the way for a 15-year strategy to be adopted 14 years after Greek authorities first began discussing such a scheme.