Caterpillars are needed in cities for blue tits to truly thrive
Many animal species suffer reduced reproductive success in urban habitats, despite wide-spread supplementation of breeding and feeding opportunities. In some years, the breeding success of city birds is devastatingly low. Biologists have now shown conclusively that in urban blue tits, reduced breeding success is linked to poor nestling diet and in particular to scarcity of caterpillars, their preferred nestling food.
Train station coffee grounds recycling branches out further to fuel homes
Resource & 'Waste'
A coffee recycling partnership between Network Rail and bio-bean which reprocesses the waste from coffee into Coffee Logs, a fuel for the home, is set to expand across the UK, and has received a Highly-Commended award for the Circular Economy Project of the Year at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards, and was also shortlisted for recognition at the National Recycling Awards.
- Whisky distillery cleans process water and reintroduces native oysters Food
- Scientists explore link between traffic air pollution and diabetes Pollution
ACSOFT GROUP'S FREE ONE-DAY SEMINAR TO FOCUS ON ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE & VIBRATION MONITORING
Leading sound & vibration specialist, AcSoft Group – comprising AcSoft, Svantek and G.R.A.S UK – is hosting a free one-day seminar covering Environmental Noise & Vibration Monitoring on 28th March 2017 at the Sharnbrook Hotel in Bedfordshire from 9.30am – 17.00pm.