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How to safely land a rocket on a floating drone

by EHS Insight  (Apr. 11, 2016)

Space technologies are booming again. Several private enterprises keep making the news with reports that they've hit yet another milestone. The latest development comes from Elon Musk's SpaceX. The Falcon 9 is the first rocket that was able to land on the surface of the earth after deploying a satellite in orbit. On the other hand, Blue Origin ...

Interview: CNPC on China’s gas developments & environmental policies

by dmg :: events  (Apr. 6, 2016)

In this interview, conducted at Gastech, we had the pleasure of interviewing Shan Weiguo, Head of Gas Market Research at CNPC. We discussed China’s recent gas developments and its policies on lower emissions, energy security and the future of the country’s energy ...

Three Takeaways from NAEM Planning for a Sustainable Future

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Feb. 23, 2016)

The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) recently published its annual trends report – Planning for a Sustainable Future. This report documents the key issues on the minds of corporate environmental, health & safety and sustainability leaders today. These trends are a ...

Action plan for peatland conservation and wise use in Russia. Moscow/ Wetlands International Russia Programme, 2003. 20 pp.

by Wetlands International  (Jan. 18, 2016)

According' the National Land Inventory of 1 January 2000, mires make up 8.2% of the total land resources of the Russian Federation. According to expert evaluation, mires and peat-containing paludified landscapes cover at least 20% of the country's territory and are a major part of the world's peatland resource. Peatlands use in the economy is ...

Towards a harmonised approach for environmental assessment of human activities in the marine environment

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Nov. 17, 2015)

With a foreseen increase in maritime activities, and driven by new policies and conventions aiming at sustainable management of the marine ecosystem, spatial management at sea is of growing importance. Spatial management should ensure that the collective pressures caused by anthropogenic activities on the marine ecosystem are kept within ...

Envisioning and co-designing a sustainable future for African cities

by Aurecon Group Brand (Pte) Ltd.  (Nov. 17, 2015)

It was with the powerful phrase in mind: “What if the only way to predict the future is to design it,” that Jeff Robinson, Aurecon’s Sustainable Buildings Group Leader, presented at the Green Building Council South Africa’s annual convention as one of the event’s innovation speakers. ...

Two Ways to Solve Your Sustainability Business Case Problems

by Antea Group - USA  (Nov. 12, 2015)

Linking sustainability to value creation is becoming a new imperative for business leaders. But how do you know you are making the right investments and optimizing business value? When it comes time to crunch the numbers, sustainability initiatives may seem too abstract, too intangible. Frequently, benefits of this sort are difficult to quantify ...

It's Official, Final, Completed and Published: The ISO 14001 2015 Version is Here

by Enhesa - Global EHS & Product Compliance Assurance  (Oct. 13, 2015)

This past September the final standard of the ISO 14001 was adopted and published. This is likely to be around for at least the next 15 years. Companies that are certified to the old standard will have a three-year transition period to meet the revised elements, which includes some of the following changes: Enhanced focus on integrating ...

Developing ecological scenarios for the prospective aquatic risk assessment of pesticides

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Oct. 6, 2015)

The prospective aquatic Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA) of pesticides is generally based on the comparison of predicted environmental concentrations in edge‐of‐field surface waters with regulatory acceptable concentrations derived from laboratory and/or semi‐field experiments with aquatic organisms. New improvements in mechanistic effect ...

Opportunities and challenges of integrating ecological restoration into assessment and management of contaminated ecosystems

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Sep. 30, 2015)

Ecosystem restoration planning near the beginning of the site assessment and management process (“early integration”) involves consideration of restoration goals from the outset in developing solutions for contaminated ecosystems. There are limitations to integration that stem from institutional barriers, few successful precedents and limited ...

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