Industrial refrigeration plays a significant role in the global food supply chain in ensuring that food wastage - and hence carbon emissions - is minimised. Global engineering firm Danfoss explains how its state-of-the-art technologies enable companies to save money and reduce environmental impact.
Canadian hydrogeologist John Anthony Cherry credits his stellar career in groundwater research, protection and management to a series of “fortuituous incidents”. This year’s Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize laureate shares his journey with Eco-Business
Residents of Medical Slum in Dhaka's Tongi District face a long list of problems living in their community, including lack of water during ever-longer dry spells, and flooding when heavy rains do come. And here's how a group of women is building resiliency against the odds.
Mary Anne Cannon –
Pratt & Whitney vice president for environment,health & safety Mary Anne Cannon shares how the company saved 15 million gallons of water – the equivalent of 25 Olympic-sized swimming pools across its operations in Singapore since 2010
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The mining industry is under ever-increasing pressure to reduce its environmental impact. Australian Diversified Engineering sales manager Eric Tomicek explores a technology which helps mines reduce water use and operate more safety.
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While droughts, floods and increasingly rapid groundwater depletion are cause for concern, this year presents unprecedented opportunities to pursue better water management, says World Resources Institute Global Water program director Betsy Otto.
Unless water resources are managed with extraordinary care, the consequences could be devastating, say Prince El Hassan bin Talal, distinguished member of the Global High Level Panel on Water and Peace, and Sundeep Waslekar, president of Strategic Foresight Group.
Oceans are a critical ally to fighting climate change and supporting sustainable livelihoods, and we must do more to safeguard them, say Swedish international development minister Isabella Lovin, Global Ocean Commission co-chair Trevor Manuel and Fiji foreign affairs minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola.
With the world's population expected to reach over eight billion by 2030 and an increasingly prosperous middle class, Conservation International (CI) understands that one of the greatest global challenges is ...