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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...

Preparing for the EU Bioeconomy Monitoring System

In preparation for the launch of the EU Bioeconomy Monitoring System, the BioMonitor project participated in this year’s Community of Practice Workshop hosted by...

European biodiversity: 81% of protected habitat in poor condition

The European Commission has published its latest assessment of European biodiversity and a comprehensive overview of the most vulnerable habitats protected under EU law. Intensive...

Research suggests the Amazon rainforest could soon become a savanna

A large part of the Amazon rainforest is approaching a tipping point where it could soon become a savanna-type ecosystem, according to new research. The...

UK commits to protecting 30% of natural environment by 2030

Today, the British Prime Minister will commit to protecting 30% of the UK’s natural environment and biodiversity by 2030. National parks, ‘areas of outstanding natural...

Climate change and biodiversity: The state of the world’s forests

Will Simonson, Senior Programme Officer for Climate Change and Biodiversity at the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), discusses some of the...

Investigating emerging pathogens in amphibians and reptiles

Investigating emerging pathogens in amphibians and reptiles at the Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health of the University of Bern in collaboration with info...

The significance of mangroves and their ecosystems

Kusuto Nanjo from the National Fisheries University, Japan, explains why mangroves and their ecosystems must be conserved and managed. Mangroves are salt-tolerant trees and shrubs...

Innovators train AI models to help measure biodiversity in birds

An innovative team of researchers have successfully used Artificial Intelligence (AI) to further their understanding of biodiversity in birds, by training computers to recognise...

Improving tropical forest conservation through interdisciplinary research

Dr Peter Beck, Professor and Coordinator of Environmental Science and Policy at St. Edward’s University, describes tropical deforestation as a ‘wicked’ problem, and discusses...

The management and conservation of animal genetic resources

Coralie Danchin from the European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources discusses some of the reasons why obtaining animal genetic resources is important. The...

Could financial incentives help preserve tropical forests?

Environmental scientists from St. Edward’s University discuss how paying landowners to protect trees could help preserve tropical forests. Tropical forests are home to half of...

Funding for sustainable and innovative methods of ensuring bee health

The Executive Committee of COLOSS announces a new three year funding package to develop sustainable and innovative methods of ensuring bee health. This funding comes...

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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...

Platinum group element exploration begins at Mt Thirsty project

Drilling has begun at the Mt Thirsty Joint Venture project in Australia, exploring the next big platinum group element (PGE) and battery metal deposit. The...

The essential role of flake graphite in vehicle electrification

Volt Carbon Technologies illustrate the vital role of natural flake graphite in powering the transition to electric vehicles and how their cutting-edge technology advances...

Crater Lake Project: Ensuring the supply for scandium-aluminium alloys

Scandium-aluminium alloys have the potential to significantly reduce weight in the aerospace, military and automotive industries. Don Bubar and Luc Duchesne explore how the...

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.

Special Reports Cont'd

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...

Partner News Cont'd

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...