Thursday, May 28, 2020

Environment & Sustainability News

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

Detroit Zoo's 100% renewable energy goal

Detroit Zoo’s 100% renewable energy goal

Detroit Zoo are proud to announce that they are going to be using 100% renewable energy by the end of 2020. The Detroit Zoological Society...
Bumblebees and pesticides

The effect of pesticides on bumblebees

Professor David Goulson and his research group from the University of Sussex have been studying the link between pesticides and the decline of bumblebees. Bumblebees...
Gold mining

Canadian gold mining: safe for the environment?

The Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced the proposal of the Goliath Gold Project will be taken to the next step. The Goliath Gold...
Crayfish

The invasion of the signal crayfish in Japan

New research from Hokkaido University, Japan, has been investigating the effect that invasive species have on Japanese crayfish. By using the surveying method of...
Bioplastic industry

World-first in the bio-based polymer industry

Neste recently announced a world-first in the bio-based polymer industry, jointly announcing the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at...

British Airways have stopped selling tickets to SeaWorld

The End Captivity campaign by the Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) has had another success. Through relentless campaigning and petitioning, the WDC have helped...
Effects of pollution on the human body

€3M funding for research on the impact of pollution

A share of around €3M has been awarded to the University of Surrey, by the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC), in order...
Shark fins

UK has exported over 50 tonnes of shark fins in 2 years

Over 50 tonnes of shark fins, worth hundreds of thousands of euros, has been exported out of the United Kingdom over the past two...
Coffee production

WWF to reduce pollution from coffee production

Coffee production is a great source of income for the people of Laos, however, it could be having an adverse effect on their health. Approximately...
money

China and UK together on environmental investment

More than 150 delegates from 40 international banks, investment firms and international organisations gathered in Beijing. The gathering was at the First Plenary Meeting...

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