Wednesday, December 11, 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.

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Key actions for the progress of the UN Sustainable Development Goals from the World...

What are the World Summit on the Information Society Action Lines, and why are they key for the progress on the United Nations Sustainable...
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Pure electric vehicles: is this the phase of fastest growth for the electric vehicles...

Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman of IDTechEx, has published an analysis of pure electric vehicles, arguing that this is the period of fastest growth for the...
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Why is the number of non-smokers with COPD increasing?

The prevalence of non-smokers with COPD has been increasing. A new study has assessed the associated comorbidities and exposures of non-smoking patients with the...
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EIT InnoEnergy calls for innovative energy solutions for mobility and the circular economy

Europe's engine for sustainable energy, EIT InnoEnergy, has announced how they will address the energy challenges of mobility and the shift to a circular...
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What is Bromotryptophan, and how can bromopeptides be used to protect marine animals?

Elsie C. Jimenez, a researcher from the University of the Philippines Baguio has studied marine bromopeptides in detail and has analysed how Bromotyptophan can...
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The challenge of sustainable electronics: the durability vs recyclability of electronic devices

Does the desire to create recyclable electronic devices compromise their durability? The Georgia Institute of Technology has analysed the challenge of sustainable electronics. One of...
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Pacific tuna stocks are at a healthy level: is sustainable fishery management responsible?

Pacific tuna stocks are at a healthy level in comparison to other tuna, according to the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA). Pacific tuna stocks The...
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FibreNet: Bio-based fibres for bio-based sustainable products

FibreNet are focusing on bio-based fibres to improve European competitiveness and develop new bio-based sustainable products. H2020 Innovative Training Network FibreNet educates a new generation...
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The bioeconomy: Fungal biotechnology and wood lignocellulosic biomass

According to the bioeconomy model, fungal biotechnology allows the environmentally friendly conversion of ligocellulosic biomass in higher value-added compounds. The role of biotechnology in the...
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Sustainable agriculture in India: the new policies to address the challenges of climate change

The Government of India is implementing sustainable agriculture policies under the National Mission of Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA). According to the Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture,...

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