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Amazon deforestation increases the diversity of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in soil

Researchers have discovered that deforestation in the Amazon causes an increase in the diversity of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Can an increase in flowering fields help promote biodiversity?

Ecologists have analysed the effects of initiatives to plant flowering fields to increase biodiversity around agricultural landscapes.

New underwater robot will gather extensive data on deep-sea species

Spanish researchers have developed a new underwater robot to conduct in-depth analyses of deep-sea species.

Avoiding undersized fish hotspots could ensure sustainable fishery management

To ensure sustainable fishery management, a study has identified the regions in European seas that are hot spots for undersized fish.

Flower diversity may mitigate the impact of insecticides on wild bees

Researchers from the University of Göttingen, Germany, suggest that flower diversity may reduce the impact of insecticides on wild bees.

Future climate-related species extinction could be less severe than previously predicted

Future climate-related species extinction could be less severe than predictions based only on the current trend of global warming.

New environmental monitoring initiative to support Vietnamese shrimp and crab aquaculture

Vietnam has launched a new environmental monitoring initiative that will support shrimp and crab aquaculture in mangrove forests.

Air pollution has a detrimental effect to the health of Giant Asian honeybees

Researchers have analysed the effects of pollution on one of India’s most important pollinators, the Giant Asian honeybee.

Biodiversity cold spots could be the ideal environment for rapid diversification

Researchers have identified biodiversity cold spots as the ideal environment for rapid diversification, contradicting previous studies.

New research identifies ‘megatrends’ affecting forests

Researchers from academic, governmental and international organisations have identified five large-scale ‘megatrends’ that are likely to have a large impact on forests and forest communities over the coming decade

The Great Green Wall: Protecting Sahel through science-led intervention

The Great Green Wall initiative works towards reducing land degradation and deforestation through science-led natural resource management and intervention. Deborah Goffner, research director for the...

Predicting habitat loss in 2100

A study by the University of Cambridge, UK, used hundreds of years of data to determine the scale of habitat loss in 2100. In a...

Addressing desertification in the Sahel

CNRS’s Deborah Goffner spoke to The Innovation Platform’s International Editor, Clifford Holt, about how desertification in the Sahel is being addressed. The impacts of climate...

Using AI to monitor coral reefs

Researchers from the Arizona State University, USA, have generated a global coral reef extent map using an Artificial Intelligence (AI) model capable of predicting...

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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:...