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Climate change warms groundwater in Bavaria

Groundwater reservoirs in Bavaria have warmed considerably over the past few decades. A new study by researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) compares temperatures at 35 measuring stations, taken at different depths, with data from the 1990s. Water found

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Decontaminating almonds and nuts with compressed carbon dioxide

Hardly a day goes by without manufacturers recalling food tainted by impurities. Even dry foods, generally thought to be safe because they lack the water pathogens needed to thrive, are often pulled from store shelves. Harmful microorganisms, such as salmonella,

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Romanian parliament prepares to reject EU Biodiversity strategy for 2030

Members of Romania’s Chamber of Deputies, its lower parliamentary house, intended to vote on 17 November on a draft decision to reject the European Union’s Biodiversity Strategy for 2030. Parliamentarians said that by increasing the by-laws, strategies and action plans

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One-fifth of ecosystems in danger of collapse – here’s what that might look like

One in five countries are at risk of their ecosystems collapsing, threatening more than half of global GDP (US$42 trillion, or £32 trillion), according to recent research. This scary sounding statistic raises all sorts of questions. What does “ecosystem collapse”

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Waste Not, Want Not: Environmental Service ETFs

Environmental services such as waste disposal might not hold the spotlight, but it’s a business that investors should keep an eye on via funds like the VanEck Vectors Environmental Services ETF (EVX C+). Mergers and acquisitions in the space should

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Restoration of degraded grasslands can benefit climate change mitigation and key ecosystem services

New research has demonstrated how, in contrast to encroachment by the invasive alien tree species Prosopis julifora (known as Mathenge -in Kenya or Promi in Baringo), restoration of grasslands in tropical semi-arid regions can both mitigate the impacts of climate

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EU approves €280m for environment, nature and climate action projects

The European Commission has approved an investment package of more than €280 million (£249m) for environment, nature and climate action projects. It will support more than 120 new projects under the LIFE programme, which has a budget of €3.4 billion

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