Researchers at the University of Nottingham and Sheffield are studying the Burner Alert system – the first and only system in the UK.
Scottish Water: Keeping It Clean
As part of a series of articles in the run up to COP27 we take a look at Water in Scotland.
60% Of Compostable Plastics Not Breaking Down In Home Compost Bins
“Compostable packaging does not break down effectively in the range of UK home composting conditions, creating plastic pollution. Even packaging that has been certified as home compostable is not breaking down effectively.” Danielle Purkiss
Marine Pollution: The Legacy of War
Torn deck plating of the V 1302 John Mahn that was damaged by the bomb that hit amidships Image credit: VLIZ Wrecks contain hazardous substances (such as petroleum and explosives) that may harm the marine environment.
Methane levels near the Nord Stream leak “1,000 times higher than normal”
After five days at sea, the research vessel Skagerak is back home in Gothenburg. The hastily organised expedition to the Nord Stream leaks in the Baltic Sea is over.
Flood of Plastic at the Arctic
large quantities of plastic – transported by rivers, the air and shipping- can now be found in the Arctic Ocean.
Flushed But Not Away: The Pharmaceuticals in our Water
“Pharmaceuticals (medicines) are designed to have an effect on humans so it’s no surprise that they affect water organisms, too, and that could disturb the balance in ecosystems” – Dr Karin Helwig
Re. The – Urgent – Need For An Energy Transition.
“coming in past Shapinsay, trailing its plume of fumes behind it. Note the irony of the trail of fumes passing the wind turbine…..”
The Amazing Mosquito Migration
“Watching a recorded episode of QI, I learnt that there are 97 bags of human poo on the moon.”
New Report Documents Threat to Seabirds from Marine Plastic Pollution
Atlantic Puffins were found to be most affected by the issue, with 67% of the species’ nests including plastic.