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APAC countries shifting towards sustainable environment

Asia Pacific (APAC) countries are adopting several strategies and roadmaps to achieve the renewable energy target designated by their nations.
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UK requires an immediate ban on single-use products

Single-use products should be banned immediately to prevent further damage the environment, business waste and recycling experts have said.
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EU must prioritise biodiversity and climate change

European Committee of the Regions President calls on EU to step up efforts in response to "profoundly alarming" UN report: The EU must prioritise biodiversity.
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Solar heat is melting the world’s largest Antarctic ice shelf

An international team of researchers found that the largest Antarctic ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the overall ice shelf average due to solar heating of the surrounding ocean surface.
hobby farms

Why are hobby farms growing in popularity?

Here, we highlight some of the most common reasons people start hobby farms and why you may want to consider starting one of your own.
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How can we improve the efficiency of handling food to reduce food waste?

With up 90% of food wasted and lost before the product even reaches supermarket shelves Robin Travis, Managing Director at Renby Ltd explores how to improve the efficiency of handling food and erasing double handling.
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UK Green Building Council announces framework for net zero carbon buildings

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has unveiled a framework for the UK construction and property industry to transition new and existing buildings to become net zero carbon by 2050.
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UK “climate emergency”: What does it really mean?

After the vote on Wednesday, Parliament has shown that it intends to be symbolically at war with climate change with the declaration of a UK “climate emergency”.
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Ecuadorian women face violence to protect Amazon rainforest

Ecuador will not stop attacks against Indigenous women, who are receiving death threats and physical beatings for protecting the Amazon rainforest: What does President Moreno want out of this?
food operators

2019 – The year food operators gain control of their food waste

Food operators have begun to warm up to new technology to help combat food waste; Here, Nick Hucker CEO, Preoday, looks at some of the key technologies that are driving the change.
cleaner oceans, water sports

How are water-sports groups aiding cleaner oceans?

From joggers picking up bottles as they go, to global sporting bodies pledging to tackle plastic head on, athletes, enthusiasts and sporting amateurs are collaborating to fight for cleaner oceans.
disposable bbq's

Disposable BBQs ‘should be banned’ to prevent further devastating wildfires

As wildfires race through even more acres of British countryside this week, calls are being made to ban disposable BBQ's to prevent further damage.
green consumption

Green Consumption: Big data holds the key to sustainability

Chris Harris, Head of Project Delivery, Softwire, discusses why there needs to be a drive around harnessing and using big data effectively to educate consumers about green consumption.
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Caged flowers could save rare bees in the UK

A breakthrough project offering hope for one of the UK’s rarest bumblebees has been launched on the Peak District moors near Sheffield this month, with support from the National Lottery.
food waste

Stop Food Waste Day: Brits throw away £494 million worth of food each week

Today is Stop Food Waste Day, and whilst cooking remains a favourite pastime in the UK, an average of £494 million worth of food is thrown away each week, reveals research from Gousto.
one third of oceans, global ocean treaty

Map can protect one third of oceans by 2030

As governments meet at the UN to negotiate towards an historic Global Ocean Treaty, a groundbreaking study by leading marine biologists has mapped out how to protect over a third of the world’s oceans by 2030.
global conservationists, conservation movement

Global conservationists have “core aims” but fight over solution

Research reveals rifts within the global conservation movement, on economic approaches to protected areas, which makes the achievement of conservation goals difficult.
waste valorisation technology

The implementation of a green waste valorisation technology

The HORIZON 2020 ToSynFuel project, coordinated by Fraunhofer UMSICHT, will demonstrate new integrated waste valorisation technologies into industrially relevant environments, says Dr-Ing Robert Daschner from Institute Branch Sulzbach-Rosenberg.
urban transformation

Climate change: Urban transformation and the relevance of critical infrastructure

Urban transformation and the relevance of critical infrastructure is placed under the spotlight here by Prof Dr Daniela Jacob at Climate Service Centre Germany (GERICS).
European Network on Environmental Citizenship

Environmental citizenship research and the European Network on Environmental Citizenship

Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis, Pedro Reis, Demetra Hadjichambi tell us about the research emphasis of the European Network on Environmental Citizenship.

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