Tag Archives: ecosystems

University of St Andrews-Led Study Reveals Global Trend of Organism Size Reduction

(IN BRIEF) New research, led by the University of St Andrews and published in Science, reveals that organisms worldwide are shrinking in size due to a combination of species replacement and changes within species. The study, conducted by an international … Read the full press release

University of Bristol’s Bee and Pollination Festival Celebrates Vital Role of Pollinators and Biodiversity

(IN BRIEF) The annual Bee and Pollination Festival will be held at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden, showcasing the importance of pollinators in ecosystems and agriculture. The event, taking place on August 26 and 27, will feature talks by … Read the full press release

Favourable Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the development of Iberdrola’s Iglesias wind farm in Castilla y León, Spain

The company adapts its Iglesias wind project, which will be built in the Spanish province of Burgos and will have a capacity of 70 MW, to comply with all environmental requirements – It will generate enough clean energy to supply … 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

Fortum Group new biodiversity targets: at least 12 voluntary measures enhancing biodiversity to be implemented in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 18-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy company Fortum announces new biodiversity targets for its entire Group, including Uniper. Fortum commits to implementing more than 12 major voluntary measures that enhance biodiversity in 2021. The biodiversity target was announced … Read the full press release

Jena Experiment: loss of biodiversity has negative consequences for many individual components and processes in ecosystems

FREIBURG, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — How severe is global species extinction? Are material cycles altered in an ecosystem with just a few species? In order to address these issues, the “Jena Experiment”, one of the world’s largest biodiversity experiments, was … Read the full press release