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  • Proceedings of the 10th Annual River Restoration Centre Networking Conference

    The River Restoration Centre's 10th Annual Network Conference was held between the 1st and 3rd of April 2009 at the University of Nottingham. This event saw the number of delegates who have attended this run of events total just under two thousand, albeit with some repeat faces. Such an occasion called for both looking back and to the way forward. ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Live Presentation of Unifire FlameRanger System at Lighthouse Conference

    Unifire AB presented its FlameRanger fully automatic and autonomous fire detection and extinguishing system at the Lighthouse conference on Autonomous Vessels—a Higher Degree of Autonomy for Increased Safety, held on December 5, 2016, in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Lighthouse Swedish Maritime Competence Centre ...


    By Unifire AB

  • The deadline for the presentation of communications at the Smallwat11 conference is extended until 30 October

    Authors who wish to present a communication should send their papers via the Conference website The CENTA Foundation has extended the deadline for the presentation of communications at the 3rd International Congress Smallwat. Wastewater in Small Communities to 30 October, in view of the demand from authors interested in participating in this new edition. All papers must be presented via the ...

  • Report on Hydroinformatics 2004, Singapore

    The Sixth International Conference on Hydroinformatics was uniformly well organised both from the location and from the scientific points of view. The city of Singapore is a delightfully exotic place and at the same time a modern Asian metropolis. About 350 delegates were very comfortable in the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre; all the rooms were provided with air ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • SPLASH Sanitation Research Group

    This space has been created on behalf of CLASS-A project stakeholders. The aim of this space is to: Provide general information on the purpose and objectives of CLASS-A project Share research deliverables in an easily accessible way Record project progress (meetings, workshops, conferences, and findings) Use as a resource centre for partners, as a work space for ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Safe water and healthy water services in a changing environment

    The present report addresses the topic of safe water and healthy water services in a changing environment. It is the product of cooperation between the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the Italian Ministry of the Environment, Land and Sea (MATTM) in preparation for the Fifth Ministerial Environment and Health Conference in Parma in March 2010. This report focuses on climate change's effects ...

  • A green renewal in Brandenburg

    Brandenburg, once East Germany’s coal mining centre, is transforming itself into a renewable energy hub. Wind, biomass and solar energy companies and an “energy forest” are behind the state’s economic comeback. A success story – although there is also a surprising amount of public opposition to some of the green schemes. Matthias Platzeck, the governor of Brandenburg, sits in a large conference ...

  • Improvement in recycling rates case study

    Client: Kudos International Location: The Brighton Centre, Brighton Date: Ongoing Sector: Leisure About the Project: The Brighton Centre is a world renowned Conference and Concert Venue and hosts high profile events such as Political Party Conferences, Indoor Sporting Events and large music ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Leisure Industry Waste Management Case Study – Kudos in Brighton

    The Brighton Centre is a world renowned Conference and Concert Venue and hosts high profile events such as Political Party Conferences, Indoor Sporting Events and large music concerts. GPT were asked to review the waste provision at the site following continual issues with service, poor recycling rates of less than 30% and a general lack of management information. ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Carbon capture is a mirage for poor nations

    The world is witnessing a coal renaissance. While public attention remains focused on the progress of the clean energy sector, a ‘black revolution’ of coal power stations is taking shape in the developing world, in particular in Asia, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Streamlining European biodiversity indicators 2020: Building a future on lessons learnt from the SEBI 2010 process

    Measuring biodiversity in Europe Loss of biodiversity in Europe is a fact. Yet measuring the extent of the loss and the threat it poses is a challenge. Many European countries have been developing their own indicators to measure changes in biodiversity in their territory. At the same time, progress had also been measured at the global level. Ensuring consistency between indicators at ...

  • The Abbey of Fontevraud, a city of sustainable development, compost their organic waste with Big Hanna Composter

    Fontevraud Abbey is a former Benedictine abbey, founded in 1101 and located in Fontevraud, near Saumur in France. This abbey is one of the largest monastic cities in Europe.  ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Rio+20, The Green Economy and Re-orienting Sustainable Development

    Abstract: This article looks at the role played by the green economy approach to sustainable development in the run-up to and aftermath of the UNCSD 2012 (the Rio+20 Earth Summit). It examines the inherent tensions that have become increasingly apparent within the sustainable development paradigm and considers the impact of the green economy approach as espoused in the Rio+20 process on ...


  • Climate Change Interview with Manchester City Football Club

    Manchester City Football Club is making history with its answer to reducing CO2 emissions. The club is building the UK’s largest land-based wind turbine that will power the stadium as well as some local residents. The project is expected to save the equivalent of the total CO2 emissions from 2,000 homes. Pete Bradshaw is social responsibility manager for the club and is in charge of the ...


    By Green Power Conferences

  • CARIRI campions carbon footprint

    In an effort to increase awareness of greenhouse gas emissions, Cariri (Caribbean Industrial Research Institute) hosted a recent seminar. The forum focused on introducing organisations to the basics of measuring, and ultimately reducing, their greenhouse gas emissions. Two consultants from the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) facilitated the half-day session, which was held at the Cara Suites ...


  • FIFA Word Cup - Case Study

    Coca Cola, sponsor of the FIFA World Cup, in collaboration with the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE), certified the three-day visit of the Cup to Greece as a Climate Neutral Event. Included within the calculations of the emitted greenhouse gases (GHGs) are the transportation of the World Cup trophy, the press conference that took place on the 10th of April, and the promotional ...

  • Let’s talk plasma

    Usually when I attend a conference on behalf of Tetronics I am about the average age of the other delegates. Not this time. Suddenly, I am old enough to be the father of most of the other people here, because this is a university-based conference hosted by the University of Liverpool. Yes, this is the snappily-titled International Workshop on Plasmas for Energy and Environmental Applications, or ...

  • European wastewater analysis shows drug-use patterns

    Residents of London and Antwerp are using more cocaine than residents of any other major European cities based on a new examination of wastewater. Londoners are using cocaine the most during the work week — which the study defines as Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday — at 790.5 mg per 1,000 people per day, while Antwerp leads on weekend use — Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Diamonds, gold and the value of water: The impacts of mining in South Africa

    Starting today, Nick Tandi and Anton Earle from SIWI’s African Regional Centre, the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) and the South African Ministry for Water will host a week-long knowledge exchange trip to Pretoria, South Africa. The knowledge exchange places emphasis on private sector engagement in multi-stakeholder partnerships related to mining and to finding solutions for water ...

  • Year of 2015: A Look Back & Ahead

    The wheels have been spinning fast in Bio4Energy these past six months. Barely had the Swedish energy minister Ibrahim Baylan been to visit Bio4Energy at Umeå, Sweden, ...


    By Bio4Energy

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