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Kuwait tops world in resources consumption, waste

Kuwaitis have the biggest ecological footprint, meaning they consume and waste more resources per head than any other nation, followed by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, a report said on Tuesday. "If all people on the pla

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Half of world's food production goes to waste

  Up to half of all the food produced worldwide ends up going to waste due to poor harvesting, storage and transport methods as well as irresponsible retailer and consumer behaviour, a report said.  

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Big challenges 'ahead for food industry'

Major challenges lie ahead for global food industry as increasing urbanisation shrinks rural labour forces and non-renewable resources become more scarce, said an expert ahead of a major food expo in Abu Dhabi. “As the world’s population i

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'Reckless energy waste in Bahrain must stop'

Reckless consumers are wasting Bahrain's power and water supplies because heavy subsidies make them so cheap, a minister has declared. The annual six per cent to 10 per cent growth in demand is 'far too much', compared to betwe

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Millions 'wasted on lost causes' say Bahrain MPs

Bahrain MPS have accused the government of squandering millions of dinars on failing projects. They were discussing the Financial Audit Bureau report for 2006, 2007 and 2008, which they claimed showed a number of discrepancies but without

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Bahrain urged to cut down water usage

Bahrain must reduce water consumption by implementing fiercer penalties, holding awareness campaigns and creating a comprehensive national strategy, say the experts. Water consumption in Bahrain is about three times higher per capita than

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