Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Research reveals remarkable resilience of sea life in the aftermath of mass extinctions

Research appears to show that marine ecosystems can start working again, providing important functions for humans, after being wiped out - and to do...

Climate education project takes root in high school gardens

A project which aims to plant the seeds of climate awareness and action through gardening is branching out across Glasgow high schools. The University of...

Marine-life-friendly infrastructure wins award under European innovation fund

Engineering firm ECOncrete® has received an award under the European Commission Horizon 2020 Fast Track to Innovation funding programme in relation to a large-scale...

Re-introduction of sugar beet to Scotland takes significant step forward

Crop harvested for first time in 50 years will support development of a bio-economy in Scotland The re-introduction of sugar beet production to Scotland –...

First global atlas of rangelands launches, and reveals vulnerable state of a neglected ecosystem

New atlas reveals climate-critical rangelands cover half the world’s land surface, supporting millions of people and critical ecosystems— yet often ignored despite threats...

Message in a bottle: Plastic tracking project launches in Cornwall

"First study of its kind" to track how plastic bottle pollution moves through the open ocean Scientific monitoring devices were launched into the ocean on...

Engineer uses sonar tech to promote bat conservation

A chief engineer from BAE Systems has combined his expertise in mathematical modelling with his passion for bat conservation to promote the protection of...

Tackling the impact of climate change on ancient woodland

Conservation charity The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), and ecological consultancy Ecological Planning and Research (EPR), say they are working together...

Sponsored content: Chelsea Technologies embarks on research partnership with ground-breaking transatlantic research project

Environmental sensing developer Chelsea has been selected as a research partner to an international effort led by marine research organization Promare. Chelsea has deployed...

World Economic Forum: “Investing less than 1% of world GDP into nature-based solutions can...

New study appears to find that a tripling of current investments into nature-based solutions is needed by 2030 to tackle the climate...

Conference aims to provide answers in relation to Government woodland ambitions

England and Wales have just unveiled ambitious plans to dramatically increase woodland areas - but neither has addressed the financial and practical viability of...

Insights from the zebrafish could help humans reach Mars

Studying the zebrafish could advance efforts to reach Mars, say researchers, by understanding how a form of hibernation, known as induced torpor (a...

Unlocking the soil microbiome

How are data science techniques helping us better understand the microbial universe of the soil? Anthony Finbow of Eagle Genomics - a firm working...

Salty reception for proposed New Forest desalination plant

Plans by Southern Water to build a £600 million desalination plant in the New Forest have come under fire from conservationists and other local...

‘Stressed’ trees share resources to overcome environmental challenges

A length of steel pipe and a heart monitor are the unlikely tools underpinning new research which suggests that trees may work together to...

Unique monitoring project will study the seas around Ireland and Western Scotland

A unique marine research project led by sustainability group Loughs Agency is underway to study the seas around Ireland and Western Scotland with the...

Plan launched for UK-wide “insect superhighways”

Invertebrate conservation group Buglife has launched a plan to help reverse the decline in bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects. Unusually, this seems to...

Fish clogging in cooling tunnels threatens power station safety

After a recent shutdown at a French nuclear power plant due to the clogging of cooling tunnels by fish, industry experts have warned that...

Utility offering funds for charitable organisations to improve their local water environment.

United Utilities has launched a new grant scheme aimed at helping charities to improve their local river catchment for the benefit of the community. The...

Community interest group applies for court hearing in battle against Local Plan decision in...

Residents are applying to renew their application to challenge South Oxfordshire District Council, over its decision to proceed with its Local Development Plan. The Council...