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Is the UK headed toward a solar farm surge?

Is the UK headed toward a solar farm surge?: Are the UK’s future energy supplies already being charged greatly? Current research from the commercial law firm EMW reveals that the amount of UK solar farms increased 12% last year, from 2,250 in 2019/20 to 2,510 in 2020/21. The analysis indicate the eliminating of farmers’ agricultural…
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Farming robots are more sustainably friendly than humans

Farming robots are more sustainably friendly than humans: With the help of artificial intelligence, robots could farm more sustainably than traditional agriculture (AI). That is the perspective of Silicon Valley start-up Iron Ox, which has set a goal of helping to make the global agriculture sector carbon negative. In its California-based greenhouse, the agricultural technology…
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New COP26 project charts visions for net zero world

New COP26 project charts visions for net zero world: A new international COP26 project that demonstrates “desirable and achievable” outlooks for a net zero future throughout 6 diverse regions of the world has been revealed. It comes after 4 months of cooperation between academics, business, civil society as well as the public globally, hoping to…
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Toilet training cows for the environment

Toilet training cows for the environment: In order to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions made by their waste, cows are being ‘potty trained’. When cattle are permitted to urinate while they graze, the ammonia made can contaminate waterways as well as soil, which has led to many looking for a method to toilet train…
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Biodiversity is being helped by donkeys

Biodiversity is being helped by donkeys: Donkeys could perhaps help out nature’s tedious work after all! The gentle & lively animals will eventually be part of a conservation programme to reintroduce one of the rarest farmland wildflowers in the UK. The global animal welfare charity, Donkey Sanctuary, has planted over 20,000 tiny-flowered catchfly seeds on…
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In 2019 nearly 17% of all foods avaliable was binned

In 2019 nearly 17% of all foods avaliable was binned:  In 2019 nearly 17% of all foods avaliable to consumers globally was binned. It is estimated that approximately 931 milllion tonnes of food sold to retailers, households, restaurants and other food services was wasted in 19, this is according to the Food Waste Index Report…
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Newly launched ‘toolbox’ for agricultural sector

Newly launched ‘toolbox’ for agricultural sector: A platform named advisory and engineering has enabled farmers to implement their anaerobic digestion (AD) projects under the best possible conditions has been launched. A online AD ‘toolbox’ has been developed by Banques des Territoires, with support of the European Investment Advisory Hub(EIAH) – a partnership between the European…
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Do you trust green even though its good?

Do you trust green even though its good?: Only a third of European consumers have confidence that food items are basically created in a sustainable way. That’s as reported from a study by Europe’s leading food modernised initiative EIT Food, that says about 76% of Europeans feel a moral responsibility to use environmentally-friendly items. The…
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Scotland presents £18m to back sustainable farming

Scotland presents £18m to back sustainable farming: The Scottish Government is supplying funding valued at nearly £18m to farmers & crofters to assist in sustainable farming in Scotland. Letters with grant proposals have been dispatched to over 3,500 qualified farmers and crofters with regard to the purchase of agricultural equipment selected for its efficiency in…
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Tinted solar panels could boost crop yields and incomes

Tinted solar panels could boost crop yields and incomes: Could tinted and semi-transparent solar panels  when used result in leafier and more nutritious plants and boost the income of farms through electricity generation? University of Cambridge researchers say the use of such solar panels to generate electricity and produce “nutritionally-superior” crops simultaneously, which they believe…
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