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Air & Climate

7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution

7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution

New estimates released earlier this year by the World health Organization (WHO) suggest that in 2012 around 7 million people died – one in eight of total global deaths – as a result of air pollution exposure. This finding more ...


Energy & Renewables

Manure Spills: Prevention, Detection, Control Options, & the Role of Anaerobic Digesters

Manure Spills: Prevention, Detection, Control Options, & the Role of Anaerobic Digesters

An internet search for manure-related spills can lead to an exhausting list of news articles and images of catastrophic environmental damage. In Wisconsin alone, the volume of reported manure spilled during 2013 happened to be the most ...


Environmental Management

Climate and economy fan flames in Spain

Climate and economy fan flames in Spain

Climate change is gradually turning Spain into a fire zone – but it’s also the change in the economic climate that is inflaming the situation. A research group reports in the journal Environmental Science and Policy that ...


Health & Safety

Canada’s National Exhibition (CNE) Food Safety: Post-Cronut Burger

Canada’s National Exhibition (CNE) Food Safety: Post-Cronut Burger

It’s that time of year again – summer is rolling to an end, the office is deserted, and the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is open for business. Established more than 135 years ago, the CNE annual fair is known for its ...


Monitoring & Testing

Monitoring the holy ground of FC Basel - Case Study

Monitoring the holy ground of FC Basel - Case Study

The grass on athletic grounds, particularly in large stadiums, is not only an important concern for sports but also one of the largest cost drivers. Therefore, the monitoring and care of the grounds takes on special significance. PlantCare ...


Soil & Groundwater

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide.It also reveals that water availability could limit shale resource development on every continent except Antarctica. Shale resources are ...


Waste & Recycling

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Canada has a poor record on waste management according to a Conference Board of Canada report – ranking 17 out of 17 in an international ranking of OECD countries. But although there are serious challenges for waste management in ...


Water & Wastewater

Nuclear power reactor Unterweser in Lower Saxony, DE - Case Study

Nuclear power reactor Unterweser in Lower Saxony, DE - Case Study

On 29th of September 1978 the pressurised water reactor Unterweser went on stream and was the most powerful reactor in the world. The Nuclear power reactor Unterweser (KKU - Kernkraftwerk] had an electrical output of 1410 MW. In the course ...


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