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
During today’s session the Government approved the draft presented by the Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus, according to which, 2.1 million euros can be used for the research necessary for the final dismantlement of the former Paldiski nuclear object.
Tomorrow, 20.08, the season for waterfowl hunting in Estonia will start. The Ministry of the Environment would like to remind that according to the new Hunting Act effective from last year, using lead pellets in waterfowl hunting is forbidden.
Yesterday, the Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus claimed that currently polluted river of Virumaa will be clean, in absence of any obstacles, for the year Estonia celebrates its 100th birthday.