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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...

Highest-ever volcanic plume captured by satellite imagery

The volcanic plume from the Tonga Volcano reached an altitude of 57km, smashing the previous record of 41km.

Unusual feature of Earth’s magnetic field could explain how our planet was formed

Scientists say that due resilience of Earth's magnetic field, researchers must consider it a factor in Earth-Moon formation.

Rare type of earthquakes may be more common than previously thought

UCLA Geophysicists have discovered that supershear earthquakes account for around 14% of these natural disasters.

Aluminous silica is a major water carrier in Earth’s lower mantle

Present in Earth's mantle, rutile-type silica undergoes a phase transition to a CaCl2-type phase, where it contains water and alumina.

Global warming is likely to blame for increased ocean temperatures

A new study has revealed that increased ocean temperatures have likely been caused by global warming as a result of industrialisation.

High volume of water discovered inside Earth’s mantle

Geologists have discovered that the transition zone between Earth’s upper and lower mantle contains considerable amounts of water.

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...

Environmental impacts of nuclear power plant closures in Tokyo

A research team from Hiroshima University has investigated how CO2 emissions in Tokyo have suffered following the closure of three of its nuclear power...

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...

Climate change: A threat to Africa’s biodiversity

A research team, including PhD student Carola Martens, from Senckenberg and South Africa’s Stellenbosch University, has investigated how climate change could pose a threat...

Rocks provide new insight into the Earth’s magnetic field

Researchers at the University of Oslo have developed the theory that during the Devonian period, the Earth’s magnetic field was incredibly weak, which may...

Achieving a net-zero agri-food industry in the UK

An expert network of researchers is set to help the UK’s agri-food industry move one step closer to net zero. A specialised research network has...

Advancing waste heat recovery in Portugal for a greener future

The European project, EMB3Rs, is discovering new ways to achieve industrial waste heat recovery in Portugal to raise energy efficiency, cut carbon emissions and...

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ChemX’s high-purity alumina technology advances the green energy transition

Stephen Strubel, the Managing Director of industry-leading advanced materials technology company ChemX Materials Ltd, details how their HiPurA® technology can drive global decarbonisation efforts...

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...

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ACE Green Recycling signs long-term offtake agreement to supply recycled battery materials

ACE Green Recycling, have secured a long-term offtake agreement with Glencore PLC to supply recycled battery materials.

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.

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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...

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’...

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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.

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.