The Japanese Government’s environment administrative activities are shared by several Ministries and Agencies such as Ministry of the Environment (MOE), Ministry of Land Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT) and others. The Government’s FY 2004 environment budget amounted to \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\2,557.2 billion. The MOE, the key player in environment administrative activities, establishes Government-wide policies in the fields such as industrial/daily life waste disposal (incl...
With its dramatic geological history, broad latitudinal spread and immense altitudinal range, Pakistan spans a remarkable number of the world' ecological regions. These range from the mangrove forests fringing the Arabian Sea to the spectacular mountaintops where the sestern Himalayas, Hindu Kush and Karakoram ranges meet.
This paper describes a co-ordinated/parallel audit carried out by the Turkish Court of Accounts of marine pollution from ships in Turkey. Our national audit report was published in May 2002. Marine pollution constitutes one of the serious problems all parts of the world. Especially, sea transport is an activity that carries with a number of environmental risks to marine ecosystem. Given the international nature of the issue, a co-ordinated audit was planned and conducted....
WASHINGTON, July 19, 2021 - In response to COVID-19 severely damaging the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in developing countries, the World Bank Group deployed over $157 billion to fight the pandemic’s health,