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Wine’s potential to drive Green Deal goals and the circular economy

Learn how bio-based industries (BBI) will have a crucial role in achieving European Green Deal goals and the circular economy.

Offsetting carbon emissions with salps

A new study has revealed that jelly plankton blooms can offset as much carbon dioxide emitted by millions of car.

Upcycled plastic membrane could solve plastic pollution problem

Researchers have developed plant-derived biosolvents to enable the sustainable conversion of plastic waste into valuable membrane materials.

Converting rejected plastic waste into useful materials

Researchers are integrating tested technologies and developing new ones to break down plastic waste for conversion into useful materials. Researchers are developing new technologies, such...

What’s next for Portugal after the 2020 sustainability programme?

Innovation News Network speaks to João Pedro Matos Fernandes, the Environment Minister for Portugal about policies and plans after the Portugal 2020 sustainability programme. The...

Disrupting the status quo: producer responsibility and the circular economy

Linda Grieder of RethinkResource explains how the company’s Circado platform, which allows the convenient exchange of production side streams, could help producers deliver on...

Progress towards the Paris Agreement climate targets

Innovation News Network carries the comments of the European Climate Action Commissioner, Miguel Arias Cañete, at the EU for Talanoa conference, where he discussed...

How can the EU adopt a circular economy approach to plastics?

Antonino Furfari from Plastics Recyclers Europe highlights the key challenges to be overcome in order to make all plastics fit into the EU’s circular...

How viable is carbon capture, utilisation and storage for climate mitigation?

Carbon dioxide emissions need to be curbed if countries are to meet their Paris Climate Agreement commitments. Christoph Beuttler from Climeworks talks to Innovation...

Integrated farm management: transforming sustainability in agriculture

Martijn Buijsse from the European Initiative for Sustainable Development in Agriculture talks about European sustainable agriculture and how ‘integrated farm management’ could help to...

Sustainable building products: the factors to consider

James Brueton of Envirobuild speaks to Innovation News Network about sustainable building products and how legislation and cost will be the main driving force...

Sea Machines Robotics: paving the way for a new era of maritime

Sea Machines Robotics is retooling the marine industry with autonomous technology, one vessel at a time. Although 77% of the planet is covered in water...

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RSS-Hydro works towards promoting research and development for a sustainable future, focusing its activities pivoting around three business pillars: research, development of science-driven products and expert scientific consulting.

Promoting research and development for a more sustainable future

Using computer simulations, remote sensing and satellite technology, RSS-Hydro offer innovative solutions for a sustainable future. RSS-Hydro works towards promoting research and development for a sustainable future, focusing its activities pivoting around three business pillars: research, development of science-driven products and expert scientific consulting. RSS-Hydro’s Research and Education Department is a government-accredited research institute which...

Pioneering universal early warning systems for reducing natural disaster impacts

To ensure early warning systems for all can become a reality, countries must invest more into state-of-the-art data and technology. The concept of early warning...

The vicious circle of drought and flood

RSS-Hydro’s Dr Paolo Tamagnone and Dr Guy Schumann examine how climate change is causing a greater frequency of extreme hydrological events. We all know that...

A look at historic breakthroughs in flood mapping from space

Dr Guy Schumann, the Founder and CEO of RSS-Hydro, details the fascinating technological evolution of flood mapping from space. The Landsat series of satellites is...

Unearthing links between the climate crisis and societal inequalities in Niger

RSS Hydro Geoscientist & UAV Pilot Margherita Bruscolini discusses the links between the climate crisis and societal inequalities in Niger, affected by migration, gender,...

RSS-Hydro: Active participants in the digital revolution of the space sector

RSS-Hydro is joining a collaborative effort to participate in the digital revolution of the space sector in Luxembourg. We are in an era of interconnectivity...

RSS Hydro: developing effective disaster risk management strategies

RSS Hydro Geoscientist & UAV Pilot, Margherita Bruscolini, discusses the necessity of understanding the components of disaster risk and how this will facilitate the...

Major floods of 2022: Consequences and lessons learned

Disastrous floods across the globe have highlighted the importance of effective flood-prevention technologies and strategies.

Drone technology elevates innovation in water risk applications

Read how RSS-Hydro is leading several innovative projects for the use of drone technology in water-based risk applications.

Intercropping systems can reduce agriculture’s carbon footprint

Researchers have performed a quantitative assessment of intercropping systems by analysing the results of 226 agricultural experiments.

Offsetting carbon emissions with salps

A new study has revealed that jelly plankton blooms can offset as much carbon dioxide emitted by millions of car.

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Developing innovative techniques to investigate winter soil processes

Professors Philippe Van Cappellen and Fereidoun Rezanezhad from the Ecohydrology Research Group and Water Institute at the University of Waterloo discuss how they are...

Exploring the diverse applications of lithium and its future innovation potential

Donald S. Bubar, President and CEO of Avalon Advanced Materials Inc., discusses the vast applications of lithium as well as its potential for further...

Financing green technologies for a sustainable future

Lithium Power International’s Andrew Phillips discusses the environmental and economic benefits of investing in green technologies. Investing in green technologies is essential to ensuring the...

Aquatic ecosystem services: From concept to economic valuation

The University of Waterloo’s Ecohydrology Research Group and Water Resources Economics Research Group detail how vital it is to optimise our aquatic ecosystem services, ensuring...