Tag Archives: biodiversity

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) congratulates colleagues and members recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018

SWINDON, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NERC would like to congratulate colleagues and members of the environmental science community who have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018. This year’s recipients were honoured for their vital work across a … Read the full press release

Leicester and East Anglia Universities to identify monkey populations that have declined through hunting

LEICESTER, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Universities of Leicester and East Anglia lead research to identify biodiversity through satellite data Earth Observation technology can map human settlements to predict where monkey populations have declined through hunting ‘High-throughput DNA sequencing’ can tell … Read the full press release

EIB and European Commission launch two new financial instruments to encourage greater private sector involvement in climate and biodiversity schemes

Luxembourg, 16-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Two new financial instruments that aim to encourage greater private sector involvement in schemes that contribute to the twin climate priorities of reducing energy use and conserving natural capital, especially biodiversity, in Europe will be later … Read the full press release

Veolia Environnement and WatchFrog to industrialize smart biosensors detecting the presence of endocrine disruptors in wastewater treatment plants

WatchFrog and Veolia will industrialize their testing process to detect the presence of endocrine disruptors in wastewater treatment plants. Paris, France, 1-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — WatchFrog, a spin-off of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, has developed smart biosensors to rapidly … 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

UK study: Declines in the biodiversity of pollinating insects and wild plants have slowed in recent years

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Declines in the biodiversity of pollinating insects and wild plants have slowed in recent years, according to a new study. Researchers led by the University of Leeds and the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in the Netherlands found evidence … Read the full press release