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  • Naturesave Insurance Ecohouse for the Homeless
    Naturesave Insurance

    Environment Times is raising money for the homeless by creating a 'virtual ecohouse'. Naturesave Insurance is one of the donors. They write: "Naturesave Insurance is a leading UK green and ethical insurance provider providing cover for homes, business, charities and community organisations across the UK. We have been recommended by Ethical Consumer and awarded the top ethical rating for insurance by The Good Shopping Guide.

  • Watson Marlow Fluid Technology Group Water
    Watson Marlow Fluid Technology Group

    Easing the cost of phosphorous removal in AMP7 How will you ensure accurate dosing of chemicals? by Bruce Quilter, Sector Specialist - Industrial & Environmental, WMFTG

    Treatment chemicals are the largest cost to water companies. Chemical use lies at the forefront of cost-saving plans as the water industry in England and Wales enters the new regulatory asset management period (AMP7). They also carry a heavy embedded carbon footprint due to the scale of production and transportation they represent.

  • Milestone Design Ltd Ecohouse for the Homeless
    Milestone Design Ltd

    Britain's first producer of totally green kitchens of recycled content, all the way from Ilkley West Yorkshire

    Environment Times is raising money for the homeless by creating a 'virtual ecohouse'. Milestone Design is one of the donors. They write: "Our first faltering steps into eco design began in 2006 when our directors, Julian and Jan Richards, were sat at home treating themselves to the odd gin & tonic or two(ish). At some point of the evening one of them said, "Go on then ... we've been recycling for ages and I've never seen a thing in the shops that's made from the things we recycle.... what CAN we actually buy that's recycled?"

  • Atlas Copco Compressors Water
    Atlas Copco Compressors

    Atlas Copco offers versatile air blower technologies for clean water and wastewater treatment

    Atlas Copco provides a full scope of air blower technologies for the UK water and wastewater sector. All our blowers provide guaranteed oil-free air, reliably and for years on end. They are designed to enable water and wastewater companies to reduce energy costs and lower their total cost of ownership.

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Nature

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.

Nearly 700 species of marine animal have been recorded as having encountered man-made debris such as plastic and glass according to the most comprehensive impact study in more than a decade.

Clinton Devon Estates, the biggest landowner on the lower River Otter, says it welcomes the awarding of license by Natural England to Devon Wildlife Trust for a five year trial reintroduction of beavers - returning to England after an absence since the 1700s. However, it says that the long-term success of the project will depend on landowners, local authorities and communities agreeing details of how their population and activities will need to be managed in the future.

A formerly blind Sumatran orangutan from a degraded forest surrounded by inhospitable palm oil plantations has just been returned to the wild after undergoing surgery, and giving birth to twins from a shotgun victim blind father at an orangutan care centre.

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