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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Nigeria spill case vs Shell will be heard in English courts

Nigeria spill case vs Shell will be heard in English courts: The Supreme Court has ruled a case brought on due to 40,000 citizens in the Niger Delta against Shell for apparent environmental degradation in the region to be heard in the English courts. The ruling overturned a previous decision of the Court of Appeal…
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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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UK consults on lowering ammonia emissions

UK consults on lowering ammonia emissions : The UK Government has started a consultation on lowering ammonia emissions from the use of solid urea fertilisers which is used for growing plants & crops. With 87% of the nation’s ammonia emissions coming from farming, Ammonia emissions are harmful to natural habitats and rivers & lakes and…
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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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