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Global water scarcity: will there be enough water in the future?

The Water Scarcity Atlas is a tool which has been developed to help users make sustainable choices about their water consumption, to limit global...
Global warming and the Antarctic: the new Antarctic field season

Global warming and the Antarctic: the new Antarctic field season

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are beginning the new Antarctic field season. One of the major focuses for the season is the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS),...
Whales from space: ecologists use satellite images of whales

Whales from space: ecologists use satellite images of whales

Scientists have viewed and counted four different species of whales from space using satellite images of whales by the Maxar Technologies' DigitalGlobe. The satellite images...
Living Planet Index

Living Planet Index: 60% of animals wiped out by humanity since 1970

A report commissioned by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Living Planet Index, has found that human consumption of food and resources across the...
Bill Gates backs a European clean energy investment fund

Bill Gates backs a European clean energy investment fund

The European Commission and Bill Gates have established a €100M clean energy investment Fund to help develop and commercialise European clean energy technologies. The European Commission...
Making green happen: hydrogen as a decarbonisation solution

Making green happen: hydrogen as a decarbonisation solution

Greenstat’s Executive Officer and Founder, Vegard Frihammer, explains why hydrogen as a decarbonisation solution and the role that Greenstat can play. Greenstat aims to develop...
Climate change reduces snow cover: the urgent threat to Arctic plants

Climate change reduces snow cover: the urgent threat to Arctic plants

Researchers from the University of Helsinki and the Finnish Environment Institute have published a paper on the urgent threat to Arctic plants due to...
Atmospheric research and technology: the Finnish-Chinese collaboration

Atmospheric research and technology: the Finnish-Chinese collaboration

Finnish Atmospheric Scientists have recently welcomed a number of top Chinese physicists, chemists and computer experts to their research space. Putian Zhou and Chao...
Plate tectonics: investigating and visualising our dynamic earth

Plate tectonics: investigating and visualising our dynamic earth

Professor Scott McDonald and his colleagues outline the Geological models for Explorations Of Dynamic Earth (GEODE) project and how it is supporting students in...
Plastic pollution: the UK industrial strategy innovations

Plastic pollution: the UK industrial strategy innovations

The UK government has announced the eleven winners of funding from the industrial strategy to develop innovative projects which reduce harmful plastic pollution. The Intergovernmental...

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