Roads like the East-West Highway, a remote highway in the north of Peninsular Malaysia, can pose huge challenges for landscape connectivity and the movement of wildlife. Research on how this road affects elephant movements has led to calls from a team of wildlife conservationists at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) and other partner institutions to avoid any further expansion of this road. They also want to see a reduction in and the enforcement of speed limits as well as considering a limit on traffic volumes at night.
A University of Leicester student has participated in a new video that promotes his environmental research – and highlights opportunities for fellow researchers. Stylianos (Stelios) Spathariotis, a Mining and Metallurgical Engineer coming from Greece is currently working for his PhD in Electrochemistry in the Chemistry Department of the University of Leicester.
A new organisation hopes that independent testing system will enable consumers to make the right choices in the cars they buy – both new and used.
Bill Ford, Executive Chairman of the Ford Motor Company, outlines his vision in a short film made to mark the company's 18th annual sustainability report.
Lush cosmetics has collaborated with James Cropper 3D Products to create packaging for its solid bath oils from recycled coffee cups, notoriously difficult to reuse.
Two conventional UK farmers talk about how they successfully grow crops without bee harming neonicotinoid pesticides, and why they support a ban.
Crickets can contain up to three times more protein than your average piece of steak, and research has found that cricket production has a lower negative impact on the environment than the farming of chickens.
Tetronics are currently working on a project with Innovate UK to help stop the growing e-waste epidemic in the UK. The project will turn your old electronic devices into value by extracting precious metals such as gold and silver and other valuable metals such as copper and tin.
Hubbub Foundation UK, the charity creators of ‘Poly-Mer’ – the world’s first boat made from 99% recycled plastic waste - has been given £77,250 to take children on educational 'plastic fishing' trips in the River Thames docks near Canary Wharf to make more pollution-busting boats. Poly-Mer was launched at the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre in London to raise awareness of the growing levels of plastic pollution in Britain’s waterways.
Environment Agency fisheries officers use a variety of techniques to go about trying to understand and manage fish stocks within The Relief Channel, a huge flood relief system in Norfolk.