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Environment & Sustainability News

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The HERACLES project: safeguarding European cultural heritage against climate change

The HERACLES project – safeguarding European cultural heritage against climate change

HERACLES is promoting the resilience of European cultural heritage in the face of increasing climate change impacts, as project co-ordinator Giuseppina Padeletti explains. Europe has...
Detailed data on thermal conditions of the Arctic ground

Detailed data on thermal conditions of the Arctic ground

Understanding the thermal conditions of the Arctic ground is important for researchers to assess the effects of climate change on the occurrence of permafrost,...
Sustainable chemistry – the need for a broader approach

Sustainable chemistry – the need for a broader approach

Professor Klaus Kümmerer, Director of the Institute of Sustainable and Environmental Chemistry at Leuphana University, Germany, calls for a broader approach to green and...
Enhancing and promoting oyster aquaculture

Enhancing and promoting oyster aquaculture

Professor Ricardo Salgado, of the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal (Portugal) introduces the OSTRAQUAL project, which is expected to benefit aquaculture companies, local governments, and...
Is there a barrier on the ocean that can reduce carbon uptake?

Is there a barrier on the ocean that can reduce carbon uptake?

Scientists have discovered an invisible layer of biological compounds on the sea surface that reduces the rate at which carbon dioxide gas moves between...
WineWATERFOOTPRINT: sustainable use of water along the wine chain

WineWATERFOOTPRINT – sustainable use of water along the wine chain

Together, researchers and winemakers are seeking solutions for sustainable water management in wine-growing regions of the Mediterranean. Climate change and water scarcity have prompted concerns...
Are there subglacial valleys and mountain ranges in Antarctica?

Are there subglacial valleys and mountain ranges in Antarctica?

Using data collected during the first modern aerogeophysical survey of the South Pole, researchers have discovered mountain ranges and three large, and very deep,...
Investing in climate change

Investing in climate change

Sustainable investment is crucial to tackling climate change. Here, SciTech Europa looks at the thoughts of Climate Action and Energy Commissioner, Miguel Arias Cañete. In...
Saving energy improves more than the climate

Saving energy could improve more than the climate

Researchers at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, and partners have analysed the multiple impacts of energy efficiency in the European Horizon 2020-project COMBI and...
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...

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