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Friday, 29 April 2016

Arctic station network boosts climate change research

Picture of the antarctica research base stationEU-funded project INTERACT has built a network of Arctic research stations, allowing them to coordinate and share resources more efficiently. The network aims to boost the scope and quantity of research on the Arctic, which serves as a bellwether of global changes to climate, biodiversity and land use. Read more

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Nuclear energy network works to improve safety

Picture of the power plant at nightNational nuclear energy authorities, operators and researchers continue to collaborate on developing better prevention and mitigation strategies for severe accidents through a network developed by the EU-funded SARNET2 project. Read more

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

New patented biomass techniques boost sustainability

Picture of the forestAn EU-funded project has developed new ways of converting biomass in Brazil into a range of higher value-added products, helping to cut waste, reduce fossil fuel dependence and strengthen sustainable paper-making practices. Several new technologies are now being exploited by project partners and licensed third parties. Read more

Monday, 25 April 2016

Fish-inspired innovation to help track movement in water

Photo of a shark swimming Looking for a novel way to visualise the ocean? Think fish. Arrays of sensitive cells on their skin - so-called lateral lines - enable them to perceive water movements by detecting subtle changes in pressure. The LAKHSMI project is developing new monitoring and imaging technology based on this principle. Read more

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

LiveDiverse protects livelihoods and biodiversity

Picture of the village in VietnamThere is no question that protecting biological diversity is essential to maintaining ecosystems around the world. But what about the human populations that live in these protected environments? Read more

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Driving down CO2 emissions with fuel-efficient trucks

Picture of the people on the streetA European consortium has tested a range of advanced technologies for trucks and other heavy vehicles that has the potential to reduce fuel consumption by up to 18 %, lower CO2 emissions by 13 %, and meet increasingly stringent environmental standards. Read more

Monday, 18 April 2016

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