BELGRADE - Current time with an increasing economic interdependence among countries and organizations, the shifting balance in the world economy, many technological changes and various security threats, seems to be more challenging than ever, Slovenia's Prime Minister Milo Cerar notes.
The world's oceans are laden with nearly 269,000 tons of plastic pollution, international researchers said on Wednesday after a six-year study of conditions across the globe.
The findings in the journal PLOS ONE show that larger plastic debris usually lingers around the coast, but gets churned into tiny particles further from shore.
The European Commission opened the case because it said that Romania had breached an EU directive on environmental impact assessment when expanding a lignite mine in the Rovinari area in the south of the country.
That morning cup of coffee gives many of us a needed boost, but Central American coffee farmers have found a new source of energy in their beans: Turning agricultural wastewater into biogas.
An often-overlooked byproduct of the world's favorite stimulant, the water used to process raw coffee beans is usually dumped back into the environment untreated.