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Guest blog – Greener UK by Shaun Spiers

Mark ♦ February 11, 2019 ♦ Leave Your Comment Shaun Spiers joined Green Alliance as director in June 2017, after 13 years as chief executive of CPRE. From 1994-99 he was a Member of the European Parliament, serving on the…

Climate Change Seen as Top Threat, but U.S. Power a Growing Worry:  Poll

Climate change is the top security concern in a poll conducted by the Washington-based Pew Research Center, followed by Islamist terrorism and cyber attacks while respondents in a growing number of countries worried about the power and influence of the…

Butterfly monitoring project will enable improvements to Europe’s environment

(Centre for Ecology & Hydrology) A major new EU Pilot Project will monitor population trends of butterflies to assess the health of the environment and to inform EU biodiversity and agricultural policies. The new study of population trends in different habitats across Europe will assess biodiversity loss and the impact of climate change and land use intensification.

NASA catches the 1-day life of Tropical Cyclone Neil

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Cyclone Neil had a short life in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. It developed on Feb. 9 and dissipated on Feb. 10. NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image of the storm that developed even while battling wind shear.

Research offensive on regenerative fuels

(Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) ) With the project ‘reFuels – Re-thinking Fuels,’ the state government, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), and industry wish to establish alternatives to fossil fuels. Today (January 18, 2019), State Minister of Transport Winfried Hermann officially started the project within the framework of the Policy Dialog on Automotive Industry.

New deep sea animal discoveries warrant expanded protections in Costa Rican waters

(Schmidt Ocean Institute) Scientists aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor surveyed deep-sea seamounts outside Isla del Coco UNESCO World Heritage site revealing coral communities with surprising diversity.