Tag Archives: biodiversity loss

Diverse management options for heather-dominated peatlands revealed in University of York study

A major study has provided answers to the ways in which heather-dominated peatland can be managed, with a number of methods to choose from to help tackle the impacts of climate change and biodiversity losses. (IN BRIEF) A study by … Read the full press release

WWF, the world leader in nature conservation, and Ørsted, the world’s most sustainable energy company, partner over achieving a net-positive biodiversity impact when developing offshore wind

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 26-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), a Danish leading operator of offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants as well as the world’s most sustainable energy company, has announced a … Read the full press release

University of Exeter researchers received £10 million funding for their biodiversity renewal project

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 15-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced that its researchers have received £10 million in funding to investigate and tackle biodiversity loss in … Read the full press release

Researchers from Hamburg University, University College London and University of Exeter say the deal agreed at COP26 could help trigger positive tipping points in combating the climate crisis

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 9-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced that a lead author Professor Tim Lenton, Director of the Global Systems Institute (GSI) at the … Read the full press release

SEB and Planethon pilot a project for the visualization of the customers’ commercial transactions and payments sustainability

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (STO: SEB-A) (SEB), a Swedish financial group leader on the Nordic market, has announced its participation in an innovative co-creation project with Planethon, a data-driven, science-based platform and business … Read the full press release

Zurich to plant 1 million trees to restore biodiversity at Brazil’s Atlantic Forest

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 21-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announces an exclusive reforestation sponsorship in The Atlantic Forest initiative in Brazil. The targeted, sustainable reforestation project will see 1 million trees planted to transform a barren farmland back … Read the full press release

The European Commission proposed new legislation to protect biodiversity against rapidly growing threat from invasive species

10-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission today proposed new legislation to prevent and manage the rapidly growing threat from invasive species. There are currently over 12 000 species present in Europe which are alien to the natural environment. About 15% of these … Read the full press release