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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.

Plants and insects threatened by pesticide use in agriculture

In new research that reveals potential consequences of pesticide use in agriculture, a group of scientists have found that applied pesticide toxicity in agriculture has significantly increased in plants and insects.

Cornish species of red algae is genetically unique

Scientists have discovered that the red algae that grows in Cornwall's Fal Estuary, named Phymatolithon calcareum, is genetically unique.

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.

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US commits to global lithium battery revolution

Lithium Power International highlights the global impact of the US’s recent investment into the lithium battery revolution. The US Government’s commitment to the lithium battery...

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...

Eclipse achieves early success in Greenland drilling programme

Eclipse Metals (ASX: EPM) has made encouraging progress in its Greenland drill programme to test and confirm the potential for polymetallic rare earth and...

Current and advanced nuclear reactors: How safe is safe enough?

Researchers at North Carolina State University are embracing risk technologies to enable and ensure safe, secure, and cost-competitive operations for the current and advanced...

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Galvanic Energy receives prestigious Vanguard Award

The Vanguard Award was given in light of Galvanic’s commitments to environmental stewardship, including EV and energy storage.

QPM’s positive feasibility study confirms TECH project credentials

Queensland Pacific Metals Ltd has announced the result of its advanced feasibility study for Stage 1 of its TECH project.

What is lithium used for, and where does it come from?

Brent Wilson of Galvanic Energy details how lithium is obtained around the world and its essential role in decarbonising the planet.

LPI produces battery-grade lithium carbonate from Maricunga project

Lithium Power International has produced lithium carbonate with a 99.92% purity battery grade at its Maricunga lithium project.

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American Lithium Minerals advances mineral exploration projects across North America

As nickel and manganese are essential to national security, AMLM are advancing their mineral exploration projects to find these commodities.

My inner dinosaur – what can palaeontology teach us about human anatomy?

Professor Dr P Martin Sander of the University Bonn's Paleontology Department takes us on the fascinating journey that forged human evolution and explains how...

Rapidly developing battery minerals by connecting electric vehicle end users upstream

To accelerate access by the electric vehicle (EV) industry to desperately needed battery minerals, QX Resources is directly linking the end users to multiple ‘upstream’...

Mass spectrometers for environmental applications

In the midst of a climate crisis, Hiden Analytical are using sustainable mass spectrometers in order to create sustainable technology for energy production. With the...

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Australian Government approves QPM’s TECH project for critical metals

Queensland Pacific Metals has received approval from the Government to develop the company’s TECH Project for critical metals.

Lithium Power International addresses media reports about Maricunga lithium brine project

Lithium Power International (LIPI) provides an update on recent Chilean media reports regarding the company's Maricunga lithium brine project.

LithiumBank reveal exceptional results from DLE testing at its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project

Lithiumbank has announced results from the Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) test work on brine from its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project.

Lithium Power International on-track to secure 100% ownership of Maricunga Lithium Brine project

Lithium Power International (LPI) has made significant progress on the planned consolidation of its Maricunga Lithium Brine project in Chile.