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Mangroves endangered by low functional diversity of invertebrates

Marine ecologists from the University of Hong Kong have discovered that mangroves may be at risk by the low functional diversity of invertebrates.

BioRescue moves closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction

The BioRescue Project has announced a significant development in stopping the extinction of severely endangered the northern white rhino.

£40m in funding for boosting green jobs and nature recovery in the UK

Projects have received a total of £40m in grants to facilitate 2,500 green jobs, plant nearly one million trees and boost the UK's nature recovery.

Utilising smart farming devices to enhance sand dune habitats 

Cattle in Lincolnshire have been equipped with novel smart collars to aid the enhancement of important sand dune habitats. 

How shark denticles may aid in coral reef conservation

Shark denticles may provide a coral reef conservation effect, inferring that the species may significantly impact ecosystems.

Commercial farming’s deforestation in the Amazon increases temperatures and reduces rainfall

Researchers investigating deforestation in the Amazon report that commercial farms cause temperature increases and less rainfall.

Natural woodland regeneration: an economical tree-planting alternative

A long-term passive rewilding study has indicated that UK tree-planting targets could be attained via natural woodland regeneration methods.

Mapping remote island wildlife as part of international climate action

As part of a new climate action initiative, researchers will utilise 5G, AI and data science techniques to map wild plants and ancient forests on remote Indonesian islands.

Pollinators key to fighting climate change and creating green cities

Research conducted as part of the URBAN GreenUP project indicates that pollinators play a significant part in enhancing city sustainability and mitigating the impacts of climate change.

Preventing biodiversity loss with microclimatic variability

Research on preventing biodiversity loss indicates that the population increase of endangered species of butterfly is largest in habitats with microclimatic variability.

Understanding coral reef ecosystems by playing a video game

NASA is inviting members of the public to help researchers understand coral reef ecosystems by playing the NeMO-Net video game.

Biogeophysics: exploring the Earth’s subsurface biosphere

The Ecohydrology Research Group and Water Institute are using their research in biogeophysics to develop tools to observe the Earth’s subsurface biosphere. The Earth’s shallow...

Common plants and pollinators act as anchors for ecosystems

Common plants and pollinators play a central role in maintaining biodiversity, acting as anchors for ecosystems, and assisting against some of the impacts of climate change.

How do seabirds interact with aquaculture and fisheries?

Researchers investigate the interactions between Mediterranean and Atlantic seabirds and aquaculture and fisheries.

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Deep insights into sodium-ion batteries using calorimetric methods

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) outlines how, through cutting-edge calorimetric methods, they enhance the safety of post-lithium and sodium-ion batteries. In the framework of...

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The essential role of flake graphite in vehicle electrification

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Partner News

Avalon to supply LGES with battery-grade lithium hydroxide

Avalon have partnered with LG Energy Solution. Starting in 2025, Avalon will supply LGES with battery-grade lithium hydroxide.

AFCP executes a letter of intent with Progressus for clean hydrogen joint venture project

AFCP has executed a letter of intent with Progressus to develop an industry-leading clean hydrogen joint venture project.

Blue Sky Uranium reveals exciting results from Ivana Deposit

Blue Sky Uranium Corp has announced assay results from the last tranche of the completed reverse circulation (RC) drilling program at the Ivana Deposit.

AFCP’s Belgium subsidiary achieves ISO 9001:2015 quality management system certification

AFCP's Belgium subsidiary Fuel Cell Power NV has earned ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system.

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Green light for Eclipse’s Greenland rare earths exploration plans

Australian mineral explorer Eclipse Metals Limited (ASX: EPM) is preparing for a busy 2022 field season in Greenland, analysing the country’s abundance of rare...

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...

Lithium mining in Western Australia unearths the key to net zero

Lithium Power International details how Western Australia’s extensive lithium mining projects will be critical to achieving carbon neutrality Lithium fever is into its third year...

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...

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Argentina Lithium closes non-brokered private placement and acquisition of Rinconcita II at Salar de Rincon

Argentina Lithium & Energy Corp announces the closure of non-brokered private placement and acquisition of Rinconcita II at Salar de Rincon.

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...