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Anglian Water cares for birds with drones

Anglian Water cares for birds with drones: Drones may actually turn out to be birds’ guardians despite the fact that they share the same sky. Anglian Water has set up drone technology to safeguard ground-nesting birds from the construction work noise on what is believed to develop into one of the largest water infrastructure projects…
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Drax’s carbon capture claims not based on real-world data

Drax’s carbon capture claims not based on real-world data, company reveals to campaigners. -Drax’s carbon capture announcements claims appear motivated by quest for new multi-billion pound subsidies, environmental campaigners warn’-   London, 14th June 2021 – The environmental campaign group Biofuelwatch is today publishing written statements by Drax [1] which reveal that the company’s claim that they are…
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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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World must spend $8.1tn to tackle environmental disaster

World must spend $8.1tn to tackle environmental disaster: In order to favourably stop the interconnected climate change, biodiversity & land degradation emergencies, an investment of $8.1 trillion (£5.7tn) needs to be made by 2050 into nature. As reported by a current UN document, it suggests yearly investments in solutions rooted in nature will need to…
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Wood pellets and rounds

Drax put Canadian forest, wildlife & climate at risk

Drax put Canadian forest, wildlife & climate at risk : Climate and forest campaigners worldwide are warning that today’s decision by Drax Group PLC shareholders to approve the company’s acquisition of the Canadian wood pellet producer, Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc, is far from sustainable and represents a highly risky move for Drax, both financially and…
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Wood pellets and rounds

Forest Groups warn Drax shareholders of Pinnacle Pellets

Forest Groups warn Drax shareholders of Pinnacle Pellets: New maps show critical primary forests and endangered species habitat in British Columbia overlap with pellet facility wood sourcing across an area equivalent to 1.4 million football pitches    23rd March 2021, London, England and Unceded Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Territories (Vancouver, British Columbia) — …
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£150m investment to save tropical rainforests

£150m investment to save tropical rainforests: The Amazon and Indonesian basins are rainforest regions and communities vulnerable to climate change are set to recieve a new £150 million government investment. This investment is thought to help protect 2/1 million hectares of rainforests, this is eqivalent to the size of Wales, from deforestation. With this investment…
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Youth unemployment crisis set to be fixed

Youth unemployment crisis set to be fixed: Could 250,000 green apprenticeships help solve the youth unemployment crisis? That has worsening as a result of the pandemic. Friends of the Earth have found new research which suggests that 250,000 green apprenticeships could lead to jobs in peatland restoration, renewables and woodland creation this would help address…
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UK gives £3bn of climate finance to nature & biodiversity

UK gives £3bn of climate finance to nature & biodiversity: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made a promise to invest as much as £3 billion of international climate finance on nature and biodiversity covering the next 5 years. Programmes assisted by the funding will contain the flagship Blue Planet Fund for marine conversation, plans to…
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Scientists shoot sensors at trees to evaluate climate

Scientists shoot sensors at trees to evaluate climate : Imperial College London scientists have developed drones that shoot sensor-containing darts to evaluate the environmental effect of climate change on forests. The technology aims to capture data from hard-to-navigate areas like rainforests. This was tested on trees at Imperial’s Silwood Park Campus & the Swiss Federal…
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