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Enhances toll, violation management and clean air zone compliance solutions for rental, fleets and issuing authorities MESA, Ariz., July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Verra Mobility (NASDAQ: VRRM), a leading provider of smart mobility technology solutions, announced today it is continuing to expand its European operations with new contract wins, partnerships andContinue Reading

Cyanide spill in Turkey highlights environmental toll of mining | Environment | All topics from climate change to conservation | DW

When a pipe carrying a cyanide solution burst at a gold mine in Turkey’s eastern Erzincan province earlier this month, it failed to attract widespread media attention. Yet, with 20 cubic meters (706 cubic feet) of toxic solution spilling into the Karasu River, it is a major environmental disaster. The 450-kilometer-longContinue Reading

Russia’s War in Ukraine Is Taking a Toll on Africa

Speaking at the U.S. Institute of Peace on June 14, Eziakonwa, who serves as the U.N. Development Programme’s assistant administrator and regional director for Africa, said the war has put households, communities and countries across Africa in a “very precarious situation.” Joseph Sany, vice president of the Africa Center atContinue Reading

Astronomy's Environmental Toll Is Surprisingly High

It’s hard not to love the Kepler Space Telescope. Launched in 2009, the venerable spacecraft discovered nearly 5,000 suspected or confirmed exoplanets—or worlds orbiting other stars—during its 11-year lifetime. Built and launched at a relative bargain price of $600 million, it generated 4,306 scientific papers written by 9,606 authors. SoContinue Reading

People run for cover in front of a burning house during shelling in the city of Irpin, outside Kyiv, on March 4, 2022. Credit: Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images

Fears over environmental catastrophes are growing among humanitarian experts and environmental organizations as the Russian invasion of Ukraine moves into its second week.   On Friday, over 1,000 organizations and individuals from more than 75 countries released an open letter expressing their solidarity with the people of Ukraine and voicing concernContinue Reading