Organic Farming Could Feed the World, But…

The United Nations estimates the global population will reach more than 9 billion by 2050, and, by some estimates, agricultural output will have to increase by 50 percent to feed all of those mouths. So is it possible to do it organically? Modern farming methods focus on maximizing crop yields with the use of synthetic …

THE GULF OF MEXICO: Ocean ‘Dead Zones’ Larger than the United Kingdom

The meat industry is being blamed for the worst ever dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. Why do these oxygen-poor stretches of ocean, which can’t support most marine life, continue to expand? Dead zones – areas of water so starved of oxygen that most marine life cannot survive there – are spreading. At the …

Glavgosekspertiza Approves Construction of a Process Condensate Purification Facility at the Gazprom Neft Omsk...

A project for the construction of a process condensate purification facility at the Gazprom Neft Omsk Refinery has been approved by federal agency Glavgosekspertiza Russia. This project is part of a wide-ranging environmental programme at the Omsk Refinery, involving the full-scale modernization of the plant. The new facility is expected to be commissioned in 2018. …