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  • Valeport Water
    Valeport

    Valeport unveils versatile new probe for multiple applications

    A unique new probe that combines the power of the SWiFT SVP and a turbidity sensor has been launched by leading British oceanographic and hydrographic instrument specialist, Valeport. 

  • BT Corporate Reports
    BT

    BT helps customers cut carbon emissions by 11.3 million tonnes

    BT’s annual Delivering our Purpose report, says its products helped customers cut their carbon emissions by 11.3 million tonnes. Revenue from these products totalled £5.3bn, representing 22 per cent of its total revenue last year.

  • Shared Interest Corporate Reports
    Shared Interest

    SOCIAL ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 2017

    Mary Coyle MBE, the Chair of Shared Interest, says: "I am pleased to report in this set of Social Accounts that we have made considerable progress in achieving the goals set out in our 2014 Strategic Review. This year our lending supported over 160 producer groups, helping almost 375,000 individuals in 60 countries, 30% of whom were women."

  • ABB Energy & Resource Management
    ABB

    Drives floor energy costs for high rise

    A 17-storey London office complex near Canary Wharf has dramatically reduced energy costs by using variable speed drive controlled pumps and fans.

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Nature

A Scottish logistics firm, Eagle Couriers, is helping the conservation of birds of prey, including the golden eagle, by working for a reduced rate with wildlife researchers at the University of Edinburgh's Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.

The Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) has unveiled plans to restore the native oyster, a creator of clean filtered water, to the Solent, the strait that separates the Isle of Wight from mainland England and which once supported the biggest oyster fishery in Europe.

Over-hunting of large mammals such as woolly monkeys, spider monkeys and tapirs in tropical forests could make climate change worse because of their role in the dispersal of trees, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

The plight of blue whales whose vital communications are affected by the noise from shipping could be eased thanks to the work of a tireless Icelandic scientist, Dr Marianne Helene Rasmussen.

Ocean acidification may well be helping invasive species of algae, jellyfish, crabs and shellfish to move to new areas of the planet with damaging consequences, according to the findings of a new report.

A landfill site in Canterbury has started processing a 36 foot (11metre) juvenile fin whale that was washed up on the Kent shoreline this month.

Marine worms living in acidic conditions, set to increase with climate change, are more protective of their offspring than others who leave them to fend for themselves - and offer a glimpse into future ecological arrays as carbon's impact increases.

New research from the University of Southampton and international partners has uncovered the mystery of why large Triassic dinosaurs took more than 30 million years to populate the tropics.

Hydroelectric dams have been found to drastically reduce tropical forest biodiversity, despite being hailed as 'green' sources of renewable energy, research in Amazonia discovers.

New research by scientists in England has shown British frogs are not being infected with a deadly fungus carried by exposure to diseased colonies of feral African clawed frogs, until recently used worldwide to detect pregnancy in women.

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