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Europe’s beech forests threatened by climate change

A research team from, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), has discovered a drastic growth decline in Europe’s beech forests over recent decades. What are the...

‘Seed bags’ to be planted to restore seagrass meadows in UK

England’s largest seagrass meadows planting project, led by Natural England, will begin planting in the Solent this week. It is part of the 4-year (LIFE...

Tracking the effects of salt pollution in freshwater streams

Scientists at the University of Maryland have conducted a five-stage system to track the unhealthy progression of salt pollution in freshwater streams. The salt used...

Scientists develop novel model to predict tropical fish migration patterns

A research team from Hokkaido University has developed a model that can predict the tropical fish migration patterns of six different species, as sea...

Protecting biodiversity in rainforests with global competition

BarcelonaTech (UPC) participates in the XPRIZE Rainforest international competition to help to protect the biodiversity in rainforests. BarcelonaTech (UCP), in collaboration with scientists from the...

Endangered mountain gorillas impacted by climate crisis

A new study published in Frontiers in Conservation Science has revealed that endangered mountain gorillas’ drinking frequency has increased as temperatures rise. The endangered mountain...

Relocation of agricultural land could greatly reduce carbon emissions

Scientists design a map to display the potential relocation of agricultural land to maximise long-term environmental benefits without compromising food security. Scientists have constructed a...

Human actions accelerate climate-driven flooding and droughts

A study of more than 2,000 streams and rivers around North America has uncovered that those altered by human activity are at greater risk...

The density of snowshoe hares reveals information about forest ecosystems

Scientists utilise new camera trapping methods to reveal the density of snowshoe hares, and what that data reflects about other animal communities and the...

Delayed spread of Antarctic ice sheet revealed from 35 million years ago

A research team from the Alfred Wegner Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), discovered that the formation of the West Antarctic...

Scientists determine excessive beekeeping is detrimental for bees

A team of researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), conducted a study to assess the sustainability of...

Scientists reveal significant differences in black sea urchin populations

A research team from the University of Barcelona have noted that environmental changes, such as those caused by climate warming, can have a deep...

Scientists investigate the last terra incognita on the Earth’s surface

A collaborative research team led by the University of Bremen conducted a study to investigate the deep ocean floor, the least explored ecosystem on...

The demand for urgent coastal rehabilitation

New research has revealed that only 15% of coastal regions around the world remain intact, encouraging urgent coastal rehabilitation and conservation on a global...

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Achieving net zero goals through optimising nuclear reactor safety

EPRI and Vanderbilt University highlight the importance of incorporating risk insights early in the advanced nuclear reactor design process to shorten schedules and enhance...

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...

Exploring the pros and cons of nuclear energy

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma’s Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis discuss evolving public perspectives on the future of nuclear energy in...

Facilitating advanced nuclear reactor technology through fuel innovation

Elizabeth Sooby PhD, Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio, discusses the need for fuel innovation and discovery to enable advanced...

Partner News

Hatch to design, test and manage all DLE programmes for LithiumBank

LithiumBank Resources brings on engineering firm Hatch to work directly on the Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project with two direct lithium extraction (DLE) technology companies. LithiumBank...

From Independence Day to energy independence in the US

Brent Wilson, the CEO of Galvanic Energy, discusses the necessity of achieving energy independence and the future of lithium battery production in the US. This...

Argentina Lithium commences lithium exploration at Rincon West

Argentina Lithium & Energy Corp announces the commencement of lithium exploration drilling at its Rincon West project in Salta Province, Argentina. At the Rincon West...

Aeramentum Resources Limited launch its initial public offering

Australian Mineral Exploration company Aeramentum Resources Limited, launched its initial public offering on the Australian Securities Exchange on 17 May, 2022. Aeramentum owns the Treasure...

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New testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies

The University of Pittsburgh is developing a pool-type materials testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies. In order to facilitate advanced nuclear technologies, stable materials...

Developing advanced nuclear reactors using ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage

Researchers at the University of Michigan are utilising ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage, thus paving the way for the development of advanced nuclear...

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...

Molten salt reactors: An old technology made new

A nuclear technology, molten salt reactors (MSRs), once considered to power aircraft during the Cold War, is now on the cusp of lighting our...

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Ceylon Graphite: Advancing graphite production through shares offer

Ceylon Graphite Corp. (CYL) has upsized its private placement for gross proceeds of up to $3,500,000 to advance graphite production at its K1 and...

UK and Australia collaboration: Enhancing UK space command capabilities

Northern Space and Security Limited (NORSS) has announced an ARTISM contract that will create a minimum of 13 jobs and enhance the UK's space...

First acetylene-based conductive additives plant to be built in the US

Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE: OEC), a speciality chemical company, announced plans on 5 May 2022 to build the first US acetylene-based conductive additives plant. It...

Avalon enters into $3,000,000 convertible security funding agreement

Avalon Advanced Materials enters into a $3,000,000 convertible security funding agreement to accelerate separation rapids lithium work. Toronto, ON – Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. (TSX:...