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Agriculture and pharma key to solving micropollutants

In the face of growing public concern about the presence of micropollutants in water and wastewater, Dr Pablo Campo Moreno, senior lecturer in applied...

Changing animal feed reduces consumption of natural resources such as soil and water, according to new study

A study published on the cover of Nature Food, the result of a collaboration between Politecnico di Milano and the University of Milan, has...

Essex estate shares pioneering Essex Biodiversity Project experiences to help others

Spains Hall Estate, a family run farming and environmental business in North Essex, features as one of five national case studies published by Natural...

Nature charities sound wake-up call for UK to meet global environmental targets and accuse Defra of hibernating

A year on from a global pledge to halt the decline of nature by 2030, signed by the UK at COP15, nature groups are...

UK backs work to protect global water and food supplies at COP28

At COP28, the UK’s International Development and Africa Minister Andrew Mitchell has announced that the UK is scaling up a partnership with the World...

GeoSmart Information wins second UK Space Agency funding for climate research

A Leading environmental consultancy GeoSmart Information has been awarded £42,544 from the UK Space Agency to explore how satellite technology can help water resource...

Europe water reuse investment scales to €1.8 billion as perpetual scarcity, new regulation, recovery funds accelerate growth

Another acute summer drought in southern Europe—combined with the first-ever EU regulation for wastewater reuse and an influx of resilience and recovery funds (RRF)...

Installation complete at Masterton, New Zealand of wind powered Accel-o-Fac® System

Following study and planning by both New Zealand local officials and Gurney Environmental, the company installed an Accel-o-Fac® wastewater treatment system that includes SERIES...

Raw power at rural biogas plant with Borger’s low-maintenance feeding system

When Edward Vaughan decided to diversify into renewable energy at his fifth-generation family farm in Sychtyn, North Wales, he could have been tempted perhaps...

Cheshire cover crop trial reduces fertiliser use to achieve yield and protect raw water quality

A trial at a Cheshire farm led by United Utilities and Compass Agronomy has shown how growing cover crops and carrying out soil analysis...

Israel faces major water shortages without building many more desalination plants, according to new study

While desalination has helped Israel meet and even exceed its clean water requirements in recent years, a new study in Nature NPJ Clean Water led...

Partnership project to improve headwaters of River Stour extended

A project to improve the water environment in Dorset’s Stour catchment has successfully gained a sixth year of funding from the Environment Agency. The Stour...

Solar-powered ActiveWater tech reduces salinity of water for agriculture

As further droughts are predicted worldwide there will be increasing demand for crop irrigation, but a lack of fresh water is causing extensive soil...

Idrica develops new technologies using big data techniques and advanced data analytics to optimize agricultural irrigation

Idrica has developed a new digital solution for end-to-end management of agricultural irrigation infrastructures and networks. The multinational, with an extensive track record in...

Alvaro Lario, global finance executive, takes helm at UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development

Development finance expert Alvaro Lario will take the helm of the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development with an urgent mission to battle poverty...

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