A landmark study led by the University of Aberdeen has provided the clearest ever picture of ancient weather patterns in Europe – and could improve models used to predict how climate change will affect the Continent in future.
Investment Success for Orbital Marine Power
In less than 1 week Orbital Marine Power Ltd exceeded £1million on its investment crowdfund.
Securing the Future of Critically Endangered Delacour’s Langur
“While the aim is, first and foremost, to help secure the future of this species, the initiative also has importance for tropical limestone forest biodiversity more generally. “
Norway Invests in Offshore Wind Research
“Rapid growth in offshore wind power internationally offers great opportunities for Norwegian businesses. “
Europe Requires “a massive deployment of wind and solar PV” According to New Research
“we find solar energy and onshore and offshore wind to be the cost optimised cornerstone in a fully decarbonised 2050 energy system.”
Life on Mars Deep Underground
The most habitable region for life on Mars would have been up to several miles below its surface, likely due to subsurface melting of thick ice sheets fueled by geothermal heat, a Rutgers-led study concludes.
Madagascar Fossil ‘Bird’ Discovery
The crow-sized bird would have sliced its way through the air wielding a large, blade-like beak .
Noise Pollution and the Protection of Wildlife
New research led by Queen’s University Belfast has found that man-made noise changes the signals of animals, hampering their communication with each other.
Welcome News on #Covid19 Vaccine
The news that the first phase of vaccinations in Scotland for Covid 19 will begin as early as Tuesday 8th of December has been welcomed by Orkney’s politicians. The vaccination programme will be administered free by our NHS.
The Sky Above You – December 2020
” The winter solstice is on December 21st, also the date of a close conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn.”