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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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Oceana research has revealed a surprisingly high biodiversity in the British waters of the North Sea, but it is at risk if current fishery, pollution and development practices continue.

There will be more public locations to charge electric cars in the UK than there are petrol stations by the summer of 2020, according to new analysis by Nissan.

The public are being encourged to shoot photographs of new green 'beast' bin lorries, following waste firm Biffa's team up with celebrity environmentalist Bill Oddie to launch its new 7-strong fleet of distinctive monster-painted trucks dubbed 'The Wasteaters'.

The Environment Agency's report on last year's environmental performance of water companies has been published. Severn Trent Water, United Utilities and Wessex Water emerge as good industry leading performers, whereas South West Water is shown to be a poor performing company. At the end of each year the EA look back and report on the environmental performance of the 9 water and sewerage companies operating wholly or mainly in England.

A recycling incentive scheme has handed out £950 in prizes to top recycling individuals and communities, as housing estate residents respond to cash incentives and up their recycling rates by 35 per cent.

Fugro has commenced marine site characterisation works for Horizon Nuclear Power at the proposed Wylfa Newydd power station site on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. The detailed works will be carried out during July and August and will assist Horizon to gain a better understanding of the geological conditions offshore from the proposed site.

A study of wrasse in Italian waters has provided the first evidence of ocean acidification's impact on the reproductive behaviour of wild fish.

A reversal of government strategy is urged after detailed new analysis published by the Solar Trade Association and PwC reveals that a third of solar jobs have been lost in the past year - and a further 30% of solar businesses expect to cut staff in the next 12 months.

Recognising that humans are natural storytellers, researchers are urging people who experienced the 1976 drought to share their tales, ranging from outdoor parties to a ruined food business, for an academic climate change linked project.

The sustainable palm kernel oil market is experiencing a period of volatility due to uncertainty caused by two large producers of palm oil losing their Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification.