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Environment & Sustainability News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Environment & Sustainability News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

Valuable Products from Algae Using New Magnetic Cultivation and Extraction Techniques – Project VALUEMAG

Introducing project VALUEMAG

VALUEMAG proposes a revolutionary technology for the microalgae industry to produce and purify high-value biomolecules in an affordable and environmentally friendly manner. VALUEMAG is a...
Genetically modified and genome edited crops trial

Genetically modified and genome edited crops trial

A new field trial of genetically modified (gm) crops has been announced by the UK’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), which...
Major shift in marine life occurred 33 million years later in the South

Major shift in marine life occurred 33 million years later in the South

A new study of marine life and fossils from Antarctica, Australia, New Zealand and South America reveals that one of the greatest changes to...
European wind energy generation potential

European wind energy generation potential

The UK and other European countries could become much windier if global temperatures reach 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, which could affect European wind energy...
Transport RD&I in the EU: daring to go beyond what is known

Transport RD&I in the EU: daring to go beyond what is known

At April’s TRA 2018 conference, held in Vienna, Austria, SciTech Europa heard the Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, present her keynote speech on how...
Iceland’s President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson on his country’s relationship with geothermal energy

Iceland’s President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson on his country’s relationship with geothermal energy

Iceland’s President, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, addressed the fourth Iceland Geothermal Conference, which SciTech Europa attended in Reykjavík, where he discussed his country’s relationship with...
Antarctic seals can help predict ice sheet melt

Antarctic seals can help predict ice sheet melt

Two species of seal found in the Antarctic seas are helping scientists collect data about the temperature and salinity of waters around vulnerable ice...
A model for the global coastal ocean

A model for the global coastal ocean

Scientific institutions in seven countries have appealed to the greater scientific community and policymakers to use the Baltic Sea region as a model for...
Measuring climate change in the Arctic

Measuring climate change in the Arctic

The UK flagship programme of Arctic research returns to the Arctic Ocean on a scientific cruise, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC),...
How can we identify endangered ecosystems?

How can we identify endangered ecosystems?

A new tool to identify endangered ecosystems has been developed by a team of researchers from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, University Centre for...

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