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the impact of wildfires, trees

Scientists calculate the impact of wildfires on global ecosystems

After going through decades' worth of data, scientists at the University of Cambridge explain the impact of wildfires on global ecosystems - from carbon dioxide emissions to the resilience of trees.
social sciences

Sustainable communities, ecosystem services and human well‐being

Michael Slimak Ph.D., retired National Program Director for the Sustainable & Healthy Communities Research Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), explores the most pressing challenges today that reflect the need to understand interdependencies between the natural and social sciences.
under antarctic ice shelves, ice shelves

Scientists find “strange creatures” 900 metres under Antarctic ice shelves

Researchers dug a bore hole 900 metres into the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, where they found something unexpected - "strange creatures" living in those -2.2°C depths.
plant diversity, bee conservation

Scientists explain why plant diversity is crucial for bee conservation

Bumble bees and honey bees both depend on the same flower species in UK summers, which means that plant diversity is crucial to the survival of both species.
plastic pollution in the ocean, app

New algorithm can analyse plastic pollution in the ocean

A new algorithm developed by a team at the University of Barcelona can analyse the level of plastic pollution in the ocean with a reliability of 80%.
climate scientist, coal

Climate scientist criticises UK Government for new coal mine

Dr James Hansen, former global warming lead for NASA, has asked the UK Government to reconsider their confirmed plan to build a new coal mine in Cumbria.
WILD Foundation

WILD Foundation – wilderness conservation strategies

WILD Foundation employs wilderness conservation strategies to preserve the Earth's ecosystem, protecting against mass extinction and climate change.
highest ocean temperatures, carbon

The highest ocean temperatures since 1955 are recorded

Despite the COVID related decrease in global carbon emissions, ocean temperatures hit the hottest on record in 2020.
Climate Service Center

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS)

GERICS is a scientific organizational entity of Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG), institutionalized in the Helmholtz Association and located in the city of Hamburg. The former Climate Service Center was an initiative developed in 2009 by the German Federal Government (BMBF),  also based at HZG. Since mid 2015 the center is renamed...
patient care, NHS

Helping NHS Trusts increase efficiency and improve patient care

Rob Hurrell, Business Development Director at Aire Logic, explores how technology supports the vision of a Paperless NHS and improves patient care.
deep biosphere, deep ocean

Deep ocean drilling: Revealing earth history, geological processes and a deep biosphere

Virginia Edgcomb from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution discusses deep ocean drilling, a process that reveals earth history, geological processes and a deep biosphere.
seasonal climate forecasts, SECLI

How are seasonal climate forecasts contributing to energy and water industry management?

Here, Alberto Troccoli explains why and how Europe’s H2020 project SECLI-FIRM continues to offer accurate seasonal climate forecasting which can reduce risk and cost alike for energy and water businesses.
improved forest management

Improved forest management through new technologies and digital transformation

Rasmus Astrup from TECH4EFFECT project and the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), details the rudiments of improved forest management through new technologies and digital transformation.
synthetic pesticides

Influence of synthetic pesticides on human health and the global ecosystem

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group charts the influence of synthetic pesticides on human health and the global ecosystem.
harm the ecosystem, land management

Can too much land management harm the ecosystem?

Land management is the way that Indigenous people have maintained a biodiverse world for generations, but now, does climate intervention from too many sources threaten to harm the ecosystem?
trees in the Sahara, west africa

AI reveals over 1.8 billion trees in the Sahara Desert

An international team have counted over 1.8 billion trees in the Sahara, in an area of West Africa 30 times larger than Denmark.
Plastic eating enzyme

Is a plastic-eating enzyme the solution to our plastic problem?

The scientists who re-engineered the plastic-eating enzyme, PETase, have now created an enzyme partnership which can digest plastic up to six times faster.
glacier melting

Glacier melting in Greenland: Impact on marine ecosystem and society

Shin Sugiyama, Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, examines glacier melting and its impact on the marine ecosystem and society in Greenland.
innovation ecosystems

Cross-sectoral innovation ecosystems enable the European Green Deal

Dr Jatta Jussila discusses the benefits of open innovation and how cross-sectoral partnerships can better solve systemic challenges such as climate change and enable the European Green Deal.
Plastic pollution COVID-19

COVID-19 is exacerbating an already worrying plastic pollution problem

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a huge surge in plastic pollution, adding to an already worrying plastic waste problem that is threatening all marine life.

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