In the coming weeks, replacement work of old and inefficient street lighting will start in seven Estonian cities thanks to a quota deal with Austria. A total of 11,250 lights, which are older than five years, will be replaced.
During the negotiations about fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2015, which ended in Luxembourg, an agreement was reached pursuant to which Estonia will have essentially bigger opportunities for the Baltic herring catch both at the open part of the Baltic Sea and in the Gulf of Riga.
Working group of waste transportation reform met in the Ministry of the Environment, in order to discuss how to raise the awareness and interest of general public to collect waste separately by types and to ensure stronger competition in waste market, keeping in mind the customer’s best i
Next year, the Ministry of the Environment will invest a record amount of 7.5 million euros into nature conservation to contribute to the protection of natural habitats characteristic of Estonia and of local birds and animals.
The Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus discussed the success story of Estonia’s clean economy with the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Christiana Figueres in New York.
The jury of the 2014 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) gathered last week, in order to select three to four most successful companies in each category from among more than 150 candidates. Estonian companies Werrowool and AusDesign were selected to enter the final shortlist.
Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus introduced the preliminary proposal on the balance scenario for increasing environmental charges that takes into account the needs of the environment as well as the needs of the industry, according to which the total increase of charges will be 3
The Species Survival Commission (SSC) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) met this week in Tallinn to discuss the global topical issues in nature conservation, for example, coping with foreign species, improving the living conditions of endangered species and the rhino ho