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Environment / Sustainable Development - Business / Economics - 21.05.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - 17.05.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - 17.05.2018
Zero-waste palm oil industry on the horizon with new technology
Engineers at the University of Nottingham Malaysia have developed new technology to help the global palm oil processing industry reduce CO2 emissions and create renewable energy from its waste.

Environment / Sustainable Development - Life Sciences - 11.05.2018
Conservation efforts could be improved with more accurate species loss estimates
Scientists have come up with a new way of calculating how many species are lost when deforestation occurs, by taking fragmentation into account.

Environment / Sustainable Development - 10.05.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Physics / Materials Science - 09.05.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Life Sciences - 09.05.2018

Chemistry - Environment / Sustainable Development - 08.05.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Innovation / Technology - 02.05.2018

Life Sciences - Environment / Sustainable Development - 30.04.2018
Deteriorating Great Barrier Reef hushed - young fish no longer hear their way home
Deteriorating Great Barrier Reef hushed - young fish no longer hear their way home
Degraded coral reefs are far quieter than five years ago, and no longer sound like suitable habitat to young fish searching for a place to live and breed, according to research co-authored by the University of Bristol and published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.

Life Sciences - Environment / Sustainable Development - 30.04.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Innovation / Technology - 30.04.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - 30.04.2018
Hive fives all round: Researchers un-bee-lievably grateful after public support bags funding boost
Hive fives all round: Researchers un-bee-lievably grateful after public support bags funding boost
Hive fives all round: Researchers un-bee-lievably grateful after public support bags funding boost University of Sussex researchers investigating how bees get a buzz out of Brighton's balconies and courtyards have thanked the public after shoppers' votes bagged them a funding boost.

Innovation / Technology - Environment / Sustainable Development - 25.04.2018
Ningbo joins new Chinese consortium to address air pollution
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) is pioneering research into the removal of heavy metal from coal-fired power stations in the People's Republic of China.

Environment / Sustainable Development - Careers / Employment - 23.04.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Medicine / Pharmacology - 23.04.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Administration / Government - 22.04.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - 16.04.2018
Degraded forest is vital for elephant conservation
Degraded areas of forest, previously cleared for logging or agriculture, are ideal habitats for elephants in Sabah, finds new research by Cardiff University, the Danau Girang Field Centre, the Sabah Wildlife Department and the Carnegie Institution for Science.

Environment / Sustainable Development - Innovation / Technology - 13.04.2018
Reducing shipping industry's carbon emissions is 'major progress'
Reducing shipping industry’s carbon emissions is ’major progress’
Low carbon shipping expert, Dr Tristan Smith, (UCL Energy Institute), has welcomed the International Maritime Organisation's (IMO) commitment to significantly cut the industry's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, calling the proposals 'major progress'.

Environment / Sustainable Development - Life Sciences - 13.04.2018

Innovation / Technology - Environment / Sustainable Development - 13.04.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Earth Sciences - 09.04.2018
New land motion map shows the human impact on the UK landscape
Researchers at the University of Nottingham who developed groundbreaking technology which was used to create the first country-wide land motion map of Scotland, have scored another first by creating a new UK-wide ground motion map. Using thousands of satellite radar images, the technology was applied under license by Geomatic Ventures Limited (GVL), an innovative University spin-out company, to create a complete land motion map of the UK as a natural progression from the first country-wide map of ground motion in Scotland.

Environment / Sustainable Development - 09.04.2018
Coral bleaching threatens the diversity of reef fish
Coral bleaching threatens the diversity of reef fish
Clown fish at Lizard Island during the 2016 coral bleaching event on the Great Barrier Reef. Credit: ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies / Laura Richardson New research reveals that global warming also affects fish who depend on corals.

Innovation / Technology - Environment / Sustainable Development - 09.04.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - 02.04.2018
'The Paris Agreement goals are still achievable but require immediate action'
’The Paris Agreement goals are still achievable but require immediate action’
Ahead of the publication of a major report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 degrees, a 'themed issue' consisting of 20 papers has been published.

Environment / Sustainable Development - 29.03.2018
Post-Brexit farming subsidies could be used to pay farmers to host dam-building beavers
Post-Brexit farming subsidies could be used to pay farmers to host dam-building beavers
Post-Brexit farming subsidies could be used to pay farmers to host dam-building beavers Farmers should be paid to give over parts of their land to enable beavers to create natural flood defences, a University of Sussex scientist has said.

Environment / Sustainable Development - Innovation / Technology - 25.03.2018
Q&A: Alyssa Gilbert on Canada, collaboration and climate change
The challenges of tackling climate change in Canada, and the opportunities it can bring, are on the agenda in Alberta Alyssa Gilbert , Director of Policy and Translation at the Grantham Institute - C

Environment / Sustainable Development - 23.03.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Event - 22.03.2018
Forum to address future world water challenges
Forum to address future world water challenges
A major forum focused on the future of innovation, ecosystems and resilience for water security has been announced today on World Water Day.

Environment / Sustainable Development - 22.03.2018
Putting a monetary value on biodiversity
Putting a monetary value on biodiversity
A photo of a rare shrew taken by a Lancaster University alumnus features on a new banknote, celebrating an African island's unique fauna.

Environment / Sustainable Development - Academic Rankings - 22.03.2018
Lighting up Wills for World Water Day 2018
Lighting up Wills for World Water Day 2018
To raise awareness of water security for all, we are marking this year's World Water Day by promoting our water-based research and initiatives to manage water across our campus, as well as lighting up Wills Memorial Building to promote this issue throughout Bristol [22 March 2018].

Environment / Sustainable Development - Event - 21.03.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Environment / Sustainable Development - 12.03.2018
Environmental pollution affects heart and lung health, explain experts
Air pollution, aircraft noise and even flour in supermarket bakeries can have a negative impact on the health of heart and lungs, say researchers.

Innovation / Technology - Environment / Sustainable Development - 09.03.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Philosophy - 06.03.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - 01.03.2018
Prince Albert of Monaco: ’Blue economy’ must be a priority to conserve the ocean
His Serene Highness highlighted the challenges and opportunities for preserving the ocean in the annual Grantham Lecture at Imperial.

Environment / Sustainable Development - 28.02.2018
Flood risk for Americans is greatly underestimated
Flood risk for Americans is greatly underestimated
A groundbreaking new study, led by the University of Bristol, has found that 41 million Americans are at risk from flooding rivers, which is more than three times the current estimate-based on regulatory flood maps-of 13 million people.

Earth Sciences - Environment / Sustainable Development - 27.02.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - 26.02.2018
Fisheries discarding edible fish pose a threat to food security
New research suggests small-scale artisanal fisheries in Sri Lanka are throwing away more marine species than they keep.

Environment / Sustainable Development - 26.02.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Administration / Government - 23.02.2018
Orangutans in Sabah have a better future
100,000 orangutans have disappeared in Borneo in the last 16 years, finds a new study with contribution from the Danau Girang Field Centre.

Innovation / Technology - Environment / Sustainable Development - 21.02.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Administration / Government - 20.02.2018
Open Air Laboratories empower a million new citizen scientists to explore nature
More than one million people across the UK have taken part in a unique scheme that allows them to contribute to research on their local green spaces.

Environment / Sustainable Development - Earth Sciences - 19.02.2018
Carbon dioxide ’pulses’ threaten Scotland’s coralline algal reefs
Scotland's marine ecosystems may be more sensitive to carbon dioxide than previously thought, and could be damaged irreparably by the CO2 ‘pulses' created by industrial activities, land run off or natural tidal processes.

Innovation / Technology - Environment / Sustainable Development - 12.02.2018
Report calls for National Parks to get smart
Report calls for National Parks to get smart
A walk in a park could soon be an entirely different experience if National Parks act on urgent recommendations made in a report released today.

Environment / Sustainable Development - Careers / Employment - 09.02.2018

Environment / Sustainable Development - Innovation / Technology - 06.02.2018
Oxford Sustainable Fuels to tackle plastic crisis by recycling waste into fuels
Oxford University Innovation is launching Oxford Sustainable Fuels (OSF), a new spinout company founded on technology that can turn waste from plastic, tyres and biomass into high quality transportation fuels and chemicals.

Environment / Sustainable Development - 05.02.2018

Microtechnics / Electroengineering - Environment / Sustainable Development - 05.02.2018
UCL's green energy blueprint for cutting UK electricity prices
UCL’s green energy blueprint for cutting UK electricity prices
A blueprint to cut UK electricity prices to bring them into line with competitor countries such as Germany and France as we move to low-carbon power generation has been proposed by UCL researchers.
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