Thursday, April 25, 2019

Environment & Sustainability News

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

Econic Technologies raises £7m for pioneering technology

Econic Technologies raises £7m for pioneering technology

Catalyst technology company, Econic Technologies, UK, has completed another successful funding round to help fight climate change, which will be used to power the...
Laser scanning technologies revolutionise the mapping of forests

Laser scanning technologies revolutionise the mapping of forests

New laser scanning technologies developed at the University of Salford, UK are being used to map forests in more detail than ever before. The laser...
Protecting the rights of the Saami people

Protecting the rights of the Saami people

SciTech Europa Quarterly spoke to Dr Vigdis Nygaard following the Arctic Frontiers event in Tromsø, Norway, about some of the challenges facing the Saami...
Geopolitics in the Arctic region

Geopolitics in the Arctic region

Estonian MEP Urmas Paet met with SEQ at the 2018 instalment of the Arctic Frontiers conference to discuss some of the geopolitical challenges facing...
Bee populations and the changing climate

Bees and the changing climate

Norman Carreck, Science Director of the International Bee Research Association, spoke to SciTech Europa Quarterly to outline some of the environmental challenges facing bee...
Are rapid air pollution increases harmful to the heart?

Are rapid air pollution increases harmful to the heart?

Rapid increases in air pollution may be as harmful to the heart as sustained high levels, according to research published today in the European...
New bio-based lignin: a renewable replacement

New bio-based lignin: a renewable replacement

Stora Enso, the leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets, launches bio-based lignin as a renewable...
SciTech Europa Quarterly explores wood as the future for sustainable construction

Fortifying the future of wooden construction

SciTech Europa Quarterly explores wood as the future for sustainable construction and the innovative technology and methods which bolster its strength for future application. In...
Greening urban growth: the role of urban and peri-urban forestry

Greening urban growth: the role of urban and peri-urban forestry

Simone Borelli, agroforestry and urban and peri-urban forestry officer within the forest resources management team at UNFAO speaks to STQ about the importance of...
A team of scientists heads to Antarctica this week to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem

Newly exposed Antarctic marine ecosystem to be studied

A team of scientists, led by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), heads to Antarctica this week to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that has been...

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