Report makes unfounded cruise pollution claims, cruise line and port associations say - Seatrade Cruise News

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:00
Report makes unfounded cruise pollution claims, cruise line and port associations say  Seatrade Cruise News

A Brussels-based Transport & Environment report claims Carnival Corp. & plc ships have 'emitted nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOx) around European ...

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Microorganisms on microplastics - Science Daily

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 10:00
Microorganisms on microplastics  Science Daily

A recent study shows that that the potentially toxin-producing plankton species Pfiesteria piscicida prefers to colonize plastic particles, where they are found in ...

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A Proposed Railway in the Arctic Has Investors Excited—and Indigenous Groups Terrified - Pacific Standard

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 10:00
A Proposed Railway in the Arctic Has Investors Excited—and Indigenous Groups Terrified  Pacific Standard

Many Scandinavians are hoping that disappearing Arctic ice will lead to an economic boom—but the Sámi people are worried that multinational infrastructure ...

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Baltic Protector Exercise - Second Line of Defense

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 10:00
Baltic Protector Exercise  Second Line of Defense

In a recent article published on May 24, 2019, the UK Ministry of Defence highlighted the UK role within the Baltic Protector exercise, notably by focusing on Joint ...

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Kaido Ole. Dance at the Lonely Hearts Club - Baltic Times

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 10:00
Kaido Ole. Dance at the Lonely Hearts Club  Baltic Times

From 7 June to 25 August 2019, the ARSENĀLS Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga (Torņa iela 1) will present the solo e...

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Investment Program Targets Greece, the Baltics - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:00
Investment Program Targets Greece, the Baltics  U.S. News & World Report

The EU program may trigger as much as $450 billion in investments in member states, and mainly focus on small businesses.

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New BALTIC exhibition shows plastic can still be fantastic - Chronicle Live

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:00
New BALTIC exhibition shows plastic can still be fantastic  Chronicle Live

Seen as public enemy number one, plastic bags have been used by Nigerian artist Ifeoma U. Anyaeji to create wonder and delight at BALTIC.

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MSC Opera crashes into a wharf in Venice; heated row over the lagoon city and its fragile ecosystem - MercoPress

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:00
MSC Opera crashes into a wharf in Venice; heated row over the lagoon city and its fragile ecosystem  MercoPress

A massive cruise ship lost control as it docked in Venice on Sunday crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat after suffering an engine failure. Tourists on ...

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OECD praises Latvia's growth; urges to focus more on environment - bnn-news.com

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 10:00
OECD praises Latvia's growth; urges to focus more on environment  bnn-news.com

Latvia's economic growth in recent years has been impressive. Unemployment continues to decline, quality of life and welfare continue to improve. However ...

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OECD recommends Latvia to increase financing for Competition Council - bnn-news.com

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 10:00
OECD recommends Latvia to increase financing for Competition Council  bnn-news.com

To promote productivity and competitiveness of Latvia's economy, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development recommends in its report on the ...

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Event Guide - Baltic Times

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 10:00
Event Guide  Baltic Times

ESTONIA. June 07-08, Good Food Festival Grillfrest, Pärnu. Grillfest takes place on the beautiful meadow by Vallikääru in Pärnu in June, every year. For two ...

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An agreement was signed with Nordecon for the reconstruction and extension of TalTech's research and study building - Baltic Times

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 16:12
An agreement was signed with Nordecon for the reconstruction and extension of TalTech's research and study building  Baltic Times

The Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) and Nordecon AS signed a contract for the reconstruction and extension of the university's ...

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Melbarde wishes to work on EP's Culture and Education Committee - Baltic Times

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 10:00
Melbarde wishes to work on EP's Culture and Education Committee  Baltic Times

RIGA - Current Minister of Culture Dace Melbarde (National Alliance), who was elected into the European Parliament this past weekend, told LETA that she ...

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Weather in Latvia expected to remain windy and rainy this week - bnn-news.com

Mon, 05/27/2019 - 10:00
Weather in Latvia expected to remain windy and rainy this week  bnn-news.com

Weather in Latvia will remain largely cloudy and rainy until Wednesday, 29 May. Thunderstorms are also expected, but mostly in the country's eastern parts.

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Estonia had EUR 411.8 mln in stabilization reserve at end of March - Baltic Times

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:00
Estonia had EUR 411.8 mln in stabilization reserve at end of March  Baltic Times

TALLINN – The market value of the Estonian stabilization reserve was 411.8 million euros at the end of March 2019, and the value increased...

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Study: 50.6% of enterprises view Latvia's business-related legislative environment negatively - bnn-news.com

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 10:00
Study: 50.6% of enterprises view Latvia's business-related legislative environment negatively  bnn-news.com

Latvia's business-related legislation is poor to very poor, according to 50.6% of interviewed entrepreneurs. Only 19.2% view legislation as either very good or ...

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Navy 2nd Fleet sends message to Russia with BALTOPS drill - Washington Times

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:00
Navy 2nd Fleet sends message to Russia with BALTOPS drill  Washington Times

The venerable, reborn 2nd Fleet is embarking on its first major mission into the North Atlantic less than six months after the Navy recommissioned it to counter ...

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Study: packaging convenience still trumps environment friendliness - bnn-news.com

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:00
Study: packaging convenience still trumps environment friendliness  bnn-news.com

For Latvian residents convenience of packages remains the most important factor. However, environment friendliness is gradually becoming more and more ...

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Heavy metals and harmful chemicals 'poison Europe's seas' - The Guardian

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:00
Heavy metals and harmful chemicals 'poison Europe's seas'  The Guardian

Heavy metals and a cocktail of dangerous chemicals continue to poison Europe's seas, with more than three-quarters of areas assessed showing contamination, ...

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European Commission might take legal action against Latvia over air pollution - ministry - Baltic Times

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:00
European Commission might take legal action against Latvia over air pollution - ministry  Baltic Times

RIGA - The risk of the European Commission taking legal action against Latvia over an excessively high levels of coarse particulate matter PM10 in the air is ...

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