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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."
An Edinburgh firm that analyses big data from satellites for environmental solutions, such as forest and soil carbon stocks, has been given another fresh boost of large financial investment.
Children are trying to find solutions to reduce marine litter, particularly plastics, and are educating their 'throwaway generation' parents abouth the issue following an event at the Plymouth waterfront, researchers from the city's university have found.
Scientists have discovered that mussels' shells could become more fragile as climate change causes oceans to become increasingly acidic, with disastrous results for both human fisheries and marine ecology.
Three million tonnes of Christmas related rubbish in Britain is likely to be produced this year – enough to cover an area twice the size of London, including 4,500 tonnes of tin foil, 12,000 tonnes of dead Christmas trees and 9,300 tonnes of sprouts.
Around four billion minute fibres could be littering each square kilometre of the world's deep seas with unknown consequences for ecosystems, according to a study led by scientists from Plymouth University and the UK's Natural History Museum.
Prince Charles has challenged the financial sector to go and convince their finance colleagues to account for sustainabilty, so that in five years every accountant in the world takes stock of nature.
A giant battery project in Bedfordshire will show how power storage can enable more low carbon technologies to be incorporated into existing electricity networks, and resolve the problem of intermittent supply from renewables such as wind or solar.
The power cables from an offshore windfarm 13 kilometres off the North Wales coast in Liverpool Bay have been installed and buried by the Reef Subsea company, in readiness for the supply of renewable electricity to homes early next year.
An analyser that normally monitors pollutants from industrial chimneys is being used by NASA to assess what to do about the gases produced from astronaut's rubbish, and plays its part in making a human mission to Mars become a reality.
The cycle of deforestation following slash and burn in tropical mountain rainforests can be halted, but the abandoned farmland needs to be brought back into use and backed by local farmers with a forestry and pasture combination, researchers based in Ecuador have discovered.