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The role of city gardens in pollinator conservation

The role of city gardens in pollinator conservation

A new research collaboration has revealed that city gardens can play an important role in pollinator conservation. The research, carried out by scientists at the...
The new mathematical model to save endangered species

The new mathematical model to save endangered species

From the blue whale to the Bengal tiger, there are many endangered species that share the risk of extinction. A new mathematical model could...
Offshore mariculture: an opportunity for Caribbean fish farming?

Offshore mariculture: an opportunity for Caribbean fish farming?

Offshore mariculture could present an opportunity for fish farming in the Caribbean, potentially a more efficient method of fish production. Ocean-based Caribbean fish farming operations...
How dangerous is microplastic pollution?

How dangerous is microplastic pollution?

Dr. Natalia Ivleva of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has researched the danger of microplastic pollution. Dr Ivleva developed new analytical methods for the...
Climate change linked to depression and anxiety in Canada

Climate change linked to depression and anxiety in Canada

Climate change and related weather events have been linked to elevated rates of depression, anxiety, and pre-and-post-traumatic stress in Canada. The "Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress...
How planting hedges can reduce near-road pollution exposure

How planting hedges can reduce near-road pollution exposure

Planting hedges, or a combination of trees with hedges, is an effective way to reduce near-road pollution exposure, according to a new study from...
How severe air pollution affects worker productivity in China

How severe air pollution affects worker productivity in China

Economists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have revealed the effects of severe air pollution on worker productivity in China. The study measured the...
The world's first metallurgical furnace for man-made waste in Russia

The world’s first metallurgical furnace for man-made waste in Russia

The world's first metallurgical furnace for man-made waste recycling has been piloted in Russia. The metallurgical furnace in Russia is capable of man-made waste recycling including...
How to build successful regional bioeconomy strategies in Europe

How to build successful regional bioeconomy strategies in Europe

A workshop on successful regional bioeconomy strategies in Europe, The European Region for Innovation in Agriculture, Food and Forestry workshop, was held in Brussels. The...
Why off road electric vehicles are set to be prosperous growth markets

Why off road electric vehicles are set to be prosperous growth markets

Dr Peter Harrop, the Chairman of IDTechEx, discusses why off road electric vehicles are prospering, while on road electric vehicles have hit trouble. The on-road...

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