Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Catching air - Jimmy Gasore is working on Africa’s first high-frequency climate observatory in his native Rwanda.

Catching air - Jimmy Gasore is working on Africa’s first high-frequency climate observatory in his native Rwanda.

Original story at MIT News All around the planet, high-frequency climate observatories are collecting atmospheric data around the clock as part of the Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE), a 35-year-old project to study ...


Energy & Renewables

Can low oil prices be good for the environment?

Can low oil prices be good for the environment?

Deepwater drilling rigs are sitting idle. Fracking plans are being scaled back. Enormous new projects to squeeze oil out of the tar sands of Canada are being shelved. Maybe low oil prices aren't so bad for the environment after all. The ...


Environmental Management

Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation

Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation

The implementation of the INSPIRE Directive across the European Union (EU) has reached the halfway stage with generally positive outcomes. This mid‑term evaluation report looks at the implementation of the directive and its ...


Health & Safety

New Facts on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

New Facts on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Do you spend more time worrying about noise at work? You are not alone. Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) has become a major issue for all manner of businesses throughout the UK. Personal Injury Lawyers are now promising to fight for ...


Monitoring & Testing

Measuring total organic carbon in wastewater

Measuring total organic carbon in wastewater

The continuous TOC analysis of industrial waste water is known to be problematic especially, when the TOC analyser is used as a spill monitor for heavily polluted waste water containing a high-load of particles. Thus, most operators ...


Soil & Groundwater

Maintaining neutral pH in deep soils and ground water utilizing insoluble colloidal buffers

Maintaining neutral pH in deep soils and ground water utilizing insoluble colloidal buffers

ABSTRACT: Optimal pH for most biodegradation processes falls between 6.5 and 8.5. Enhanced bioremediation in poorly buffered soils and ground water is likely to lower pH below 6.5 as the added electron donor produces carbon dioxide and or ...


Waste & Recycling

Less fines improves productivity in waste wood shredding - Case Study

Less fines improves productivity in waste wood shredding - Case Study

A customer in France was shredding waste wood with two Doppstadts. After processing the wood twice, up to 20% of the total outcome was worthless fine wood dust. With TANA Shark the problem with the dust was eliminated and ...


Water & Wastewater

Advice to water management practitioners on competition, efficiency, and new business opportunities

Advice to water management practitioners on competition, efficiency, and new business opportunities

The water sector faces several challenges, which may demand a rethink of several important aspects within historically grown, traditional business models. The need for cost-effectiveness and the lack of public funding goes along with the ...


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