Tag Archives: wildlife

New research highlights flaws in Environmental Impact Assessments

(IN BRIEF) New research from the University of East Anglia suggests that Environmental Impact Assessments may significantly underestimate the impact that new developments have on wildlife by not accounting for how animals move between different sites. The study shows how … 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

City landscape designs for plants, animals, and people will be discussed at the 15th Weihenstephan Forum organized by the Technical University of Munich

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 23-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Technical University of Munich (TUM), one of Europe’s leading universities with focus on the engineering sciences, natural sciences, life sciences, medicine, and social sciences, has announced that its Department of Restoration Ecology will … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to further minimize the carbon footprint of wind turbines

Operating and constructing onshore windfarms can pose certain challenges. In Vattenfall’s monthly project meeting all kinds of topics are discussed, some more challenging than others. (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission … Read the full press release

Dutch real estate investment firm Wereldhave awarded the GRESB 5 Star rating for the seventh consecutive year

(PRESS RELEASE) SCHIPHOL, 26-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wereldhave (AMS: WHA), a Dutch real estate investment company, has announced it received multiple recognitions for various results of its CSR and sustainability program ‘A Better Tomorrow’, as well as approval for its … Read the full press release

H&M and UK-based illustrator Emma Jayne create summer kidswear capsule collection

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest H&M summer kidswear capsule collection collaboration with the UK-based illustrator and pattern designer Emma Jayne features vibrant and playful portrayals of lively wildlife. The painterly gouache illustrations capture the different characteristics … Read the full press release

New research: Light pollution significantly alters moth activity disrupting their role as pollinators

(PRESS RELEASE) YORK, 21-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Switching off street lights in the middle of the night to save money and energy could have a positive knock-on effect on nocturnal pollinators, according to new research. Lead author of the study, Dr Callum … Read the full press release

Hokkaido’s Ussuri brown bears transported with utmost care by DHL Global Forwarding during their 9,000km journey to the UK’s Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Four bears have safely migrated to their new sanctuary in the United Kingdom’s Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Group of four bears on a journey to their new home 9,000 km away Variety of temperature-control measures, including 10°C trucks, kept the bears … Read the full press release

Africa: Research finds that grazing livestock with wildlife may benefit farmers by reducing parasitic disease

BRISTOL, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Farming at the border of National Parks in Africa can lead to conflict with wildlife, due to the belief that wild animals bring disease, prey upon livestock, and damage crops. In an unexpected twist, research conducted … Read the full press release

National Grid: School children to learn about engineering, wildlife and safety as part of the Western Link project

Ysgol Golftyn school children take to the water to learn about the River Dee Quay Watermen’s Association teach valuable lessons in engineering, wildlife and safety Western Link project funds the day and provides life jackets for the river trip WARWICK, 16-Jun-2017 … Read the full press release

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s Elan Valley estate wants to become the first International Dark Sky Park in Wales

Elan Valley has some of the darkest skies in the UK Becoming an International Dark Sky Park would bring huge benefits to the mid Wales economy Excellent opportunity to protect the wildlife and natural environment Nelson, Wales, 29-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — With … Read the full press release

EC adopts new strategy to encourage use of green infrastructure

Brussels, 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission adopted today a new strategy for encouraging the use of green infrastructure, and for ensuring that the enhancement of natural processes becomes a systematic part of spatial planning. Green Infrastructure is a tried and … Read the full press release