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Saving Earth’s biodiversity through a story revolution

The WILD Foundation’s President, Vance Martin and Vice President of Policy and Communications, Amy Lewis, highlight the important and often forgotten role of storytelling and community organising to encourage conservation.
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.
noise from transport

Reducing emissions and noise from transport

Here, we learn about LIFE GySTRA and NEMO projects, which aim to create innovative solutions based on remote sensing to reduce emissions and noise from transport.
Humanitarian Engineering

Humanitarian Engineering: Co-creating with communities

The Humanitarian Engineering Program at the Colorado School of Mines teaches engineers to work as partners with society.
plastic packaging projects

Plastic packaging projects receive £16 million from UKRI

UKRI has opened up a new £16 million funding competition for projects to develop sustainable solutions to plastic packaging challenges.
global dust emissions

Climate change and the dust environmental impact in the Middle East and North Africa

Professor Georgiy Stenchikov, Chair of Earth Sciences and Engineering Program at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), explains how MENA accounts for more than half of global dust emissions, and the immense strain on the environment dust can cause.
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Scientists suggest that former President Trump caused 461,000 excess deaths

The Lancet report is out today (11 February), which suggests that former President Trump's policymaking created an excess of "461,100 deaths" - before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States.
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.
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Climate change: Decisive action needed

Steve Malkin, CEO and Founder of the Planet Mark, argues that when it comes to climate change, decisive action is needed, not debate.
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CHP: A future with reduced carbon footprint

James Sopwith, Group Strategic Account Director at adi Group, discusses the manufacturing industry’s focus on sustainability and details the advantages of Combined Heat and Power (CHP).
tidal power, UK government

Is the tide turning in favour of tidal power?

The UK government estimates that tidal power could meet around 20% of our electricity demands, an amount which could change the dynamics of energy in this country.

What Works Centre: A new network for sharing environmental evidence

Eunomia is calling on the UK government to consider a What Works Centre for the environment to share evidence on what works best when it comes to environmental policymaking – Consultant Alexa Cancio and Head of Evaluation Joe Hudson explains why.
finance world, Dirk Schoenmaker

How can the finance world transition into sustainable investment?

Professor Dirk Schoenmaker discusses how the world of finance is just beginning to acknowledge to the idea of sustainability - here, he explores what the future could bring.
plastic timeline

The plastic timeline: How did we get here?

Using statistics from Statista, Loadhog analysed data on global plastic production from 1950 to 2018 alongside global population figures and new laws to show exactly where we are in terms of our use of plastic.
green consumption pledge

European Commission launches new Green Consumption Pledge

The European Commission has launched its new Green Consumption Pledge, the first initiative delivered under the New Consumer Agenda.
parklets

Tactical urbanism, parklets, and a post-COVID recovery

Romy Rawlings, Commercial Director at Vestre Ltd, discusses how COVID-19 has acted as a catalyst for transforming urban spaces, and why introducing parklets could be the way forward.
antarctic penguins

Network of marine protected areas could help safeguard Antarctic penguins

New research highlights how a network of marine protected areas could help defend essential breeding areas for Antarctic penguins.
National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Hub

UKRI funds National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Hub

The National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Hub (CE-Hub) will coordinate the national research effort to deliver a circular economy.
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Scientists find new way to eliminate microplastics from water

They found that electrolytic treatment of wastewater can literally eliminate microplastics - other methods simply separate microplastics from water, creating the problem of unwanted leftovers.
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.

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