Plastic pollution is one of the major pollution problems of our times that damages the environmental, economic and cultural values of the natural environment. In particular, the issue of marine plastic pollution has been characterized as the new millennium’s [...]
Sedimentation is an increasing problem for many water reservoirs, especially at the Southern coast of the Mediterranean. Well-designed water dams offer a good tool for proper water management and also provide measures for adaptation to climate change. The EU [...]
Water scarcity in Jordan is increasingly getting more severe, with annual per capita shares of renewable freshwater resources being less than 60 m3 per capita. This is partly due to the semi-arid climate of Jordan, compounded with high population [...]
Medical waste is one of the most difficult substances to handle. It is considered hazardous because it may possess infection dangers and can cause unsafe effects on the environment and human health. The collection, transportation, treatment and disposal of [...]
The ‘Horizon 2020 initiative’ (2007 - 2020) has been a joint effort to substantially reduce pollution in the Mediterranean by tackling the sources that are said to account for 80% of the overall pollution of the Mediterranean Sea: municipal [...]
In order to improve the productivity of the agricultural sector, WES will support Palestine in the establishment of new approaches concerning irrigation. Bringing in non-conventional water resources for irrigation might be one of the options to optimize irrigation, said [...]
The EU funded “Water and Environment Support (WES) in the ENI Southern Neighbourhood Region” is a regional project that aims at protecting the environment and improving the management of scarce water resources in the Mediterranean region. Among the key objectives of WES is to tackle problems related to pollution prevention and water use efficiency…..
The Water and Environment Support (WES) is a regional project designed to contribute to the implementation of an integrated approach to pollution reduction and prevention, in line with the Union for the Mediterranean agendas and the Barcelona Convention….
The second pillar of WES, the Environment component focuses mainly on the prevention of pollution reaching the Mediterranean Sea, minimizing marine litter and plastics and support to shifting to sustainable consumption and production……