Natural environment

Students protest over climate change

Greek students holding placards and shouting slogans take part in a "youth strike to act on climate change" demonstration in front of Parliament in Athens, Friday. Thousands of students around the globe, mobilized by word of mouth and social media, skipped class to demonstrate the failure of political elites to take action against global warming.

Turkey can generate 650 million euros from recycling: Activist

Recent improvements in Turkey's environmental policies have finally given the green light for a more sustainable future for the country, but if the country can increase its waste recycling rate to 60 percent, it could lead to an industry generating 650 million euros of revenue and creating many jobs, according to an activist. Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, joint responsibility, all parties' involvement, needed

The implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a shared responsibility, calling for the active involvement of the Member States, the private sector and the civil society, George Ciamba, Minister-delegate for European Affairs told the "Annual Industry Days" Conference, informs the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) in a press release. Present at the "Navigating through SDGs.

WWF directors urge Greek PM to phase out oil and gas operations

The Greek director of the WWF conservation group was on Tuesday joined by his counterparts from France, Spain and Italy as they expressed their "grave concern" over the potential development of new onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling projects in Western Greece.

The Bulgarian Court Authorized Construction on the Coral beach near Lozenets

The Supreme Administrative Court, with its final decision of 10 January this year, has allowed the construction of a complex of 45,000 square meters of built-up area on the Coral beach near the village of Lozenets. The local site reported the decision first and cited by Dnevnik.