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DARD sheds light on poultry disease control

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) in Northern Ireland sheds light on how government and the poultry industry are working together to help...
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Poseidon Remote Controllable Trawl door

Polar Fishing Gear from Iceland, has completed a big step in their latest development of trawl doors – the Poseidon Remote Controllable Trawl Doors...

Skaginn – Icelandic pioneers in Super Chilling

Driven by the ingenuity and innovational vision of its co-founder and now pioneer CEO, Skaginn's Super Chilling solutions offer a range of benefits. Through...
forest

Forest engineering, the backbone of timber and fiber supply

Forests and some of the services they provide have been prominently on the international agenda, gaining considerable public attention: conservation, biodiversity, carbon storage, recreation...
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Managing the forests of Switzerland

Forests play a pivotal role in the environment, here AG assesses how Switzerland’s forests are maintained. Forests not only act as places of tranquillity and...

Added value to animal nutrition

The need for the world’s food products from animal origin, like meat, milk or eggs, will continue to grow in the coming decades. The...
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A Bio-secure future for poultry farms

Biosecurity is an integral part of poultry farming to ensure a high level of health and welfare is achieved, here the European Rural Poultry Association...

A Warning to the World

Dr Jan-Gunnar Winther, Director of the Norwegian Polar Institute gives an overview of the environmental challenges facing the Polar Regions. Scientific information from the Polar...
Calls for CO detectors on marine vessels

NFFO calls for CO detectors on marine vessels

A leading fishing organisation has called for carbon monoxide (CO) detectors to be fitted to all vessels following the death of two fishermen earlier...
Extreme weather

The impact of climate change on the weather

Dr Peter Stott, Head of Climate Monitoring and Attribution at the Met Office Hadley Centre details how climate change has affected extreme weather worldwide. There has...
Marine life under threat

Pressures on the marine environment increasing

With the ever growing pressures that are being put on the marine environment, Janez Potočnik Commissioner for Environment at the European Commission discusses the proposed...
Sustainable cities

Denmark focuses on sustainable cities

Sustainable cities are a key focus for Denmark, says Danish Minister for the Environment Kirsten Brosbøl The world is changing and we have to change along with...
costs

Energy efficiency will reduce public service costs

Gregor Paterson-Jones, Managing Director for energy efficiency at the UK Green Investment Bank explains why energy efficiency is key to reducing costs for public services. With...

MVHR: new Standard and guidance

Paul Cribbens, Standards Manager at NHBC outlines the development of new standards and guidance for MVHR systems following research that suggests installations and design...

Peace of mind

IT assets disposal that offers 100% security, 0% landfill and a share in re-sale profits. At Restore-IT Efficient we’ve built our business of adding value...
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Bio-securing our woodland

Austin Brady, Head of Conservation at the Woodland Trust discusses the impacts of disease and pests on our woodlands, and how we can mitigate...
carbon

A cleaner, greener future

Judith Shapiro, Policy and Communications Manager at the Carbon Capture & Storage Association explains the crucial role CCS will play in reaching climate change targets. One...

Leading electronic control for vehicle energy optimisation

A key factor for environmentally-friendly fuel-efficient vehicles. In the near future, substantial changes in mobility and land transport will take place. Population growth, energy issues,...
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Sharing the sustainable vision

Lord Mayor of the City of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen gives details of how the City is becoming the first CO2 neutral capital in Europe…
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Driving smart, sustainable growth

Commissioner for Regional and Urban Policy, Johannes Hahn explains what smart and sustainable growth means for European cities… 

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