Master plan of Water’s Edge to be unveiled soon

November 2, 2008,AEST

The UDA, Central Environment Authority and the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLR&DC), have been entrusted with the task of devising the master plan. Secretary to the Ministry of Urban Development Dr. P. Ramanujam told The Sunday Times | Read More

Farming ‘main cause of water shortage’ – Gulfnews:

November 1, 2008,AEST

“Water used for irrigation in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) is the leading cause of an impending water shortage, according to World Bank reports.” SOURCE: Gulfnews: Farming ‘main cause of water shortage’.

World Usability Day 13th November

October 30, 2008,AEST

World Usability Day and the Usability Professionals’ Association will launch the Global Transport Challenge on November 13th. It’s an easy way for you to understand how you use transportation everyday and the impact it has on our environment. SOURCE: World | Read More

Dubai launches initiative to harness solar energy

October 29, 2008,AEST

As part of its efforts to reduce pollution and create alternative sources of energy to meet growing demand, the city of Dubai has launched a major initiative to harness solar energy. SOURCE: The Hindu News Update Service.

“Environment Hong Kong 2008” published – $1billion for fund

October 25, 2008,AEST

The Hong Kong Envrionment Protection Department published the “Environment Hong Kong 2008” report. Key initiatives in the report include:– Cleaner Production Partnership Programme launched in connection with Pearl River Delta factories. – An injection of $1 billion into the Environment | Read More

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