City official says awareness and ownership key to success

Yokohama waste management model thrives on community support and awareness By ILIESA TORA TOKYO, Japan – October 27, 2019: 3pm (Enviro News): Yokohama’s successful waste management program has been credited to an extensive awareness campaign and the involvement of members of the community. This was revealed by Mr Tomohiro Kamewaka, the Manager for Policy Coordination Read More …

A major step forward in reducing food loss and waste is critical to achieve the SDGs

FAO report provides new estimates of food loss from post-harvest up to retail to help identify appropriate measures for an effective reduction  Rome, ITALY – October 15, 2019: 2.45pm (FAO): A new FAO report launched by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation provides insights into how much food is lost – as well as where Read More …

Tonga’s mangroves to be classed and managed

Nuku’alofa – October 16, 2019: 11.15am (Enviro News): Tonga’s mangroves will be the focus of a workshop that is being planned for Nuku’alofa next week. Organised by the Department of Environment, under the Ministry of MEIDECC, the workshop aims to help conduct the ecosystem risk assessment of Tonga’s Mangrove Ecosystem and develop a monitoring system. Read More …