Tag Archives: conservation

Iberdrola Launches Carbon2Nature: Pioneering Global Carbon Reduction through Nature-Based Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola has introduced Carbon2Nature (C2N), a new company focused on nature-based solutions to reduce global carbon footprints. The initiative aims to capture and store over 61 million tonnes of CO2 through projects that generate high-quality carbon credits. C2N … Read the full press release

Green Sea Turtles Found to Feed on Same Seagrass Meadows for Millennia, Highlighting Conservation Importance

(IN BRIEF) A recent study conducted by the University of York, in collaboration with other universities, has revealed that green sea turtles have been feeding on North African seagrass meadows for approximately 3,000 years. The researchers used isotope analysis, satellite … Read the full press release

NatWest Group and WWF Collaborate to Support UK Farmers in Climate and Nature Goals

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group and WWF have announced a strategic partnership to drive a sustainable transition in the UK food and agricultural sector. They aim to bring together stakeholders to mobilize financing, support farmers in achieving climate and nature goals, … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s Groundbreaking IoT Solution Mitigates Human-Wildlife Conflict for Conservation

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone is tackling the issue of human-wildlife conflict with a new IoT solution designed to promote peaceful coexistence between humans and wildlife. The technology utilizes a combination of solar power, rechargeable batteries, and cameras equipped with advanced algorithms … Read the full press release

KfW Development Bank’s Biodiversity Initiative, Legacy Landscapes Fund, Achieves Promising Results after Two Years

(IN BRIEF) KfW Development Bank celebrates the two-year anniversary of the Legacy Landscapes Fund (LLF), an initiative for biodiversity conservation. The LLF provides long-term financing for protected areas in developing countries, ensuring effective conservation efforts. It has achieved significant progress, … Read the full press release

University of Exeter study suggests that the English Channel (la Manche) may be preventing rockpool species from reaching UK from Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 20-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced that a study carried out by the university’s FABiogeography research group suggested that the English Channel … Read the full press release

Hydro’s low-carbon aluminium and expertise selected for Arksen’s sustainable vessel project

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 4-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro, aluminium and renewable energy company, has been selected by UK-based marine adventure company Arksen to provide low-carbon aluminium and aluminium expertise for its sustainable vessel design. The partnership with aluminium producer Hydro … 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

Enel S.p.A. confirmed once again in the FTSE4Good Index Series following the index’s review of the second half of 2018

The company’s presence was renewed following the second half 2018 review The Group’s subsidiaries Endesa, Enel Américas and Enel Chile were also confirmed in the latest edition of the index ROME, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”) has been … Read the full press release

Biobanking charity Frozen Ark receives grant to help develop a National Archive for DNA and tissues of native British animals

NOTTINGHAM, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Frozen Ark, a biobanking charity based at the University of Nottingham, has won National Lottery funding to help develop a National Archive for DNA and tissues of native British animals. The £60,000 Heritage Lottery … Read the full press release

University of Exeter led researchers to examine commonly used social science techniques

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have produced a series of papers designed to improve research on conservation and the environment. A group of researchers, led by the University of Exeter, have contributed to a special feature of the journal Methods in Ecology … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: The Wild Film Fest will take place on Saturday 4 March at The Poly in Falmouth

EXETER, UK, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Budding wildlife film-makers, presenters and photographers will display their work at a national festival, organised by students at the University of Exeter. The Wild Film Fest is open to university students from across the UK … Read the full press release

KfW Development Bank provided EUR 20 million subsidy to improve management of protected areas in tiger habitats

KfW is providing EUR 20 million for tiger conservation Improving management of protected areas in tiger habitats Local community benefits from inclusion Frankfurt, Germany, 16-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), KfW Development … Read the full press release