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Marine pollution potentially mitigated by kelp farms

Discover how implementing kelp farms may be an effective strategy for combatting the growing problem of marine pollution.

Climate crisis combatted by new University of Bath institute

The University of Bath aims to tackle the climate crisis and global sustainability issues by launching the new Institute for Sustainability.

New method turns plastic waste into valuable soil additive

Scientists from the University of California, Riverside, have moved one step closer to finding a use for plastic waste.

Ultrafine particles found to be majorly caused by jet engine oils

Researchers analysed ultrafine particles and came across a group of organic compounds which originated from aircraft lubrication oils.

New open access database will better identify sources of plastic pollution

A new open access Raman spectral library can detect molecular ‘fingerprints’ of particles and better trace sources of ocean plastic pollution.

How to reduce plastic waste and become more sustainable this Christmas

Despite Christmas being a time to celebrate, the UK accumulates hundreds of thousands of tonnes of plastic waste over the festive season.

Plastic recycling innovation receives $3m funding boost

Research into developing new plastic recycling methods has received $3m in extra funding after winning a global prize.

Electric car sales reduce air pollution and mortality in the US

Growing electric car sales are helping to reduce air pollution and human mortality in the US significantly.

Assessing how indirect corporate emissions contribute to businesses’ carbon footprints

SINTEF has invested in a new start-up to assess the impact of companies’ corporate emissions on their carbon footprints.

Working towards environmentally friendly lithium extraction methods

Lithium is crucial in the switch to renewable energy, but the extraction process of this critical mineral has been costly to the environment.

UN announces new satellite-based system to detect methane emissions

The Methane Alert and Response System was launched at COP27. It is a data-to-action platform, set up to curb methane emissions.

Global CO2 emissions remain at record levels

According to the Global Carbon Project, there is no sign of the urgently needed decrease in CO2 emissions to limit warming to 1.5°C.

Low air pollution levels cause millions of deaths annually

A study by researchers at McGill University suggests that the excess global death toll from low pollution levels stands at 1.5 million.

Air pollution threatens natural pest control methods

Researchers have discovered that natural pest control methods for sustainable farming are threatened by air pollution.

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Special Reports

Advancing CO2 conversion projects for the green economy

Discover how EIRES researchers are advancing CO2 conversion projects and using it to build important chemical compounds.

All the latest updates on American Lithium Minerals’ lithium projects

Discover the latest updates on American Lithium Minerals' lithium projects located across Nevada in the US.

Can studying bone microstructure solve the fossilisation mystery?

Discover how fossil bone microstructure research can help uncover a deeper understanding of human bone biology.

The critical role of helium in the automotive industry

Find out how Pulsar is using its helium assets to contribute to the important green energy transition through electric vehicle manufacturing.

Partner News

Pulsar Helium accelerates toward initial public offering with preliminary prospectus filing

Pulsar Helium has filed a preliminary prospectus in each of Canada's provinces, other than Quebec, for an initial public offering.

15 steps to successfully lobbying government for your cause

American Diversified Enterprises outlines the 15 essential steps to lobbying government for your cause and 12 that must be avoided.

Sustainability, innovation, and the bioeconomy: How to lobby for favourable government policies

Discover how lobbying is essential to influencing government policies concerning sustainability and the bioeconomy.

Lithium Power International comments on Chilean Constitution vote

Lithium Power International Limited (LPI) provides an update on the recent Chilean Constitution reform vote.

Special Reports Cont'd

A new light in the dark: Prospects and status of the Light Dark Matter eXperiment

Within the next ten years, LDMX - the Light Dark Matter eXperiment - will open new possibilities to explore the dark side of our Universe.

How should the challenges facing the energy sector be dealt with?

David Wilson, Director of Development at MGH Offshore, outlines the challenges facing the energy sector and highlights how the company is working to overcome them.

Enhancing and strengthening the excellence in interdisciplinary biomedical research at TRANSCEND (ESEI-BioMed)

The ESEI-BioMed project advances tumour diagnostics and nanomedicine in the frame of the new translational research centre, TRANSCEND. TRANSCEND is a translational research centre in...

IceCube: Paving the way for next-generation neutrino discovery

The IceCube Observatory could unlock the mysteries of the Universe through its advanced neutrino discoveries. Neutrinos are tiny, nearly massless particles that rarely interact with...

Partner News Cont'd

Lithium Power International: Quarterly overview 2023

Lithium Power International comments on activities in the lithium industry during the first quarterly period of 2023.

Lithium Power responds to Chile’s National Lithium Policy

Discover how Chile’s new National Lithium Policy will help to build legal certainty and take advantage of a historic opportunity.

How Chile’s eagerly anticipated national lithium policy will benefit the Maricunga project

Lithium Power International Limited has provided exciting updates from the company’s flagship Maricunga lithium brine project.

Revolutionary zero emission vehicle concept unveiled by First Hydrogen

First Hydrogen Corp. has revealed exciting new concept images for the company’s groundbreaking zero emission vehicle.