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debris mitigation

Reigniting Europe’s leadership in debris mitigation efforts

Cenan Al-Ekabi, Research Fellow at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) explains the growing concern around orbital debris and the need to reignite Europe’s leadership efforts
Clean Air Strategy

New Clean Air Strategy to be launched by Environment Secretary Michael Gove

Later today Environment Secretary Michael Gove will publish a Clean Air Strategy which aims to cut air pollution and save lives, backed up through new primary legislation
plastic use

Five tips for plastic use and sustainability in the laboratory

Inez Cornell, Marketing Manager at Radleys tells us her top tips for plastic use and sustainability in the laboratory
bees

A robotic spy among bees

European researchers are developing little robots able to interact with animal societies such as bees. They believe that creating mixed societies of animals and robots can protect endangered species and the environment
sustainable intensification of agriculture

The sustainable intensification of agriculture in Europe

In this in-depth analysis, Cristina Cruz, Professor Auxiliar at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) shares her thoughts on the sustainable intensification of agriculture (SIA) in Europe today
environmental

Protecting human health and the environment

The work of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Office of Environmental Information, to protect human health and the environment, is unveiled by Open Access Government

Assessing endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC)

Alberto Mantovani presents the contribution of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) to the international assessment of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC)
food waste

How are UK supermarkets tackling their food waste?

Reconomy detail how supermarkets in the UK are tackling food waste
FCiencias

Agriculture sustainability: a question of crowd control!

Cristina Cruz from FCiencias.Id discusses agriculture sustainability, high demand and the need for the use of fertilizers We all know how much pressure agriculture is under. An increasing and more demanding population is pushing farmers towards an intensive and super-intensive farming to supply the markets with quality, cheap and safe food....
reusables

The rise of reusables — what small changes can you make?

Omega Plastics explain the rise of reusable products in the UK changes and what small changes we can make in this vein
Himalayan balsam

The threat of invasive species to biodiversity: Biological control of Himalayan balsam

Alan Gange, Amanda Currie & Nadia Ab Razak (Royal Holloway, University of London), Carol Ellison, Norbert Maczey & Suzy Wood (CABI Bioscience) and Robert Jackson & Mojgan Rabiey (University of Reading) discuss the threat of invasive species to biodiversity, including the biological control of Himalayan balsam.
europe environment

The key challenges around Europe’s environment

We spoke to Catherine Bearder MEP about the many challenges around Europe’s environment today, including the funding of Natura 2000 sites and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.
urban trees

Greening the inner city: How do we choose the best trees?

Nina Bassuk from the Urban Horticulture Institute, School of Integrative Plant Science Cornell University shares her thoughts on the value of green spaces in inner cities and how we should choose the best trees for this purpose
aviation fuels

Sustainable aviation fuels, the next frontier for air transport

Michael Gill, IATA Director Aviation Environment imparts his expertise on sustainable aviation fuels and why he believes these are the next frontier for today’s air transport
sharing cities

Cities getting smarter by sharing

Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general, EUROCITIES, shares her thoughts on how Europe’s cities are getting smarter by sharing
leisure operators

Why Leisure Operators Should Employ Energy Champions to Drive Forward Sustainability Commitments

With renewed global concern regarding sustainable development, leisure operators are becoming increasingly aware that a strong environmental policy is crucial to the ethos of their business
deposit system

Cracking down on plastic pollution

Samantha Harding, Litter Programme Director at the Campaign to Protect Rural England reveals her views on moving towards a deposit return system in the UK for bottles and cans, to crack down on plastic pollution.
Cereal Species

The nutritional quality of minor cereals and their role in the human diet

Ismail Čakmak of Sabanci University sheds light on the nutritional quality of minor cereals and their importance in the human diet.
water connections

New-build market in the UK to benefit from genuine competition for water connections

John March, Water Director at GTC shares his views on how the new-build market in the UK is to benefit from genuine competition for water connections
Endocrine Disruptors

Endocrine Disrupters: To Assess Or Not To Assess?

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDC) are chemical substances that can damage our health and/or the health of environmental organisms by altering the hormone function.

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