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Making manure work for agriculture

Livestock manure represents a valuable resource in the agriculture sector. As fertilizer it is a source of nitrogen, phosphorous and organic matter, all crucial for the sustainability of European farming.

dateSep 30, 2013 in Environment
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Promoting environmental justice worldwide

The increasing social metabolism of the world economy and the global competition for resources is placing ever-greater pressure on the environment and on vulnerable communities. This trend is set to continue, ...

dateSep 27, 2013 in Environment
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New life for old TV screens

Television sets have changed dramatically in recent years, with the introduction of flat-screen LCD, plasma and LED monitors. These new technologies have virtually eliminated the old-fashioned cathode ray ...

dateSep 26, 2013 in Other
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Reducing CO2 footprint with bio-plastics

Today, the vast majority of plastics are still made using non-renewable fossil fuels, especially petroleum. With concerns about environmental impact and climate change increasing, some researchers have begun ...

dateSep 23, 2013 in Materials Science
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Energy aware means energy efficient

'Smart Grids' are the future of electricity supply, allowing consumers to become interactive participants in a supply network that includes decentralised as well as centralised power generation. 'Information ...

dateSep 20, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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