Tuesday, September 28, 2021
robotics - Research News Scotland

The rise of underwater robotics is a key focus at UK event

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AN ANNUAL Underwater Robotics conference will return this October with a live-streamed event demonstrating the latest advances in underwater robotic technology and exploring the opportunities and challenges of an autonomous future. Broadcast from the Subsea...
Loch - Research News Scotland

At-risk species of freshwater fish reintroduced to Scotland’s lochs

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AN AT-RISK species of fish has established itself in lochs across Scotland with the help of conservation managers.By rapidly adapting to its new environment, they will have changes to their DNA, their ecology, and body shape, according to a new study.In...
glacier - Research News Scotland

Antarctic glacier may be more stable than initially feared

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A new international study sheds light on the future of the massive Thwaites Glacier and other ice sheets.The world’s largest ice sheets may be in less danger of sudden collapse than previously predicted, according...
windmills - Research News Scotland

A robotics company receives funding to expand research into new sectors

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Using robots to make offshore infrastructure inspection and repair safer is moving a step closer following the injection of £2.5 million of further funding.Founded in 2017 and led by Heriot-Watt and the University of...
windmills - Business News Scotland (1)

Scottish renewable energy company creates new leadership position

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Aberdeen headquartered renewable energy firm has created a new permanent senior role for an offshore wind consultant.Andrew Duncan is set to lead the UK firm’s expansion in offshore wind and increase its foothold in other green offshore energy industries.Mr Duncan has...
Photo call held in Glasgow to highlight the benefits of car-free zones - Scottish News

Car free Glasgow city centre would have huge benefits claims new report

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A NEW report supporting the implementation of a car free city center of Glasgow was launched today.The new report "Open for Business - Gaining business support for transforming city centers" was published by Transform...
UK public figures urge the Royal family to take action against climate change - UK and World News

Public figures urge the Royals to take action against climate change

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PUBLIC FIGURES are asking the Royals to rewild their estates to fight the climate and nature crisis.A team of the UK’s most famous nature lovers are asking the Queen and Royal Princes to super-charge...
houses - Business News Scotland

Edinburgh construction company announces housing scheme “green technology”

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A LEADING property developer has brought forward a housing scheme that is set to be a “green technology” leader.Edinburgh-based Teague Homes (UK) Limited is bringing forward 96 homes on Salamander Place, in phase 6...
Tree - Scottish News

University researchers to support UK greenhouse gas removal projects

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Researchers at a university are supporting three of five interdisciplinary projects to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is funding these projects which are supported by the researchers at the...
AndreaNolan - Education News Scotland

Edinburgh Napier University announces fossil fuel divestment

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A SCOTTISH University has announced that they have removed all direct investments from fossil fuel companies. Edinburgh Napier University has a strong history of enhancing environmental sustainability within and beyond the institution. To maintain their achievements...
Extinction Rebellion - Scottish News

Activists block a power station by using a washing machine

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A GREEN washing machine was part of a creative blockade of Peterhead power station on the morning of June 3.Starting 6.10 am, about 20 activists from Extinction Rebellion Scotland and Glasgow Calls Out Polluters...
pollution - Business News Scotland (1)

Pension company is set to divest in firms which fail the climate test, but...

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SCOTLAND’S largest local government pension fund will drop investments in fossil fuel firms that fail to act on the climate emergency.The £24 billion Strathclyde Pension Fund, will become one of the first major funds...
nature - Nature News Scotland

Scottish Greens claim species report must be a “wake up call” for governments

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A NEW report on how rising temperatures are threatening Scottish species "must be a wake-up call for governments" on the nature emergency, according to the Greens.The report by the WWF is called: ‘Feeling the...
factory - Consumer News Scotland

Big fashion company launches Higg Index Sustainability Profile

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A company is delighted to launch a first version of the Higg Index Sustainability Profile, sharing environmental performance scores for materials on selected products across their online stores in Europe and the U.S.Released...
Going green is a contributing factor in influencing people to buy a new car this year - UK news

Research shows going green is a factor in people wanting new cars

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GOING greener is a major reason why people want to buy a new car this year according to new research.Shifting to a less polluting vehicle is the number one factor in people wanting to...
Distressed seal trapped in gill netting | Scottish News

Scots fisherman blasts Spanish crews over sea pollution

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A SCOTS fisherman has hit out at Spanish fishing crews after claiming to continuously find their abandoned nets and litter in Scottish waters.Fisherman of 15 years, Ross Robertson has shared several distressing images showcasing...
Phones - Research News Scotland

Charging phones is equal to “2,888,687 cows living in Australia”

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NEW research from Australia reveals that the carbon footprint of charging all the phones in the world is equivalent to nearly two billion passengers travelling on a bullet train in Japan.By assuming that all...
Death BC Image - Research News Scotland

University researchers look at new trend to have a prehistoric burial

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University academics are to look at the modern-day phenomenon of why people are wishing to be buried like their prehistoric ancestors.Archaeologist Dr Kenny Brophy and researcher Andrew Watson from the University of Glasgow have received a British...
The Dead Gannet Tangled in Green Fishing wire | Scottish Wildlife News

“Barbaric!” Distressing images show dead gannet amongst old fishing wire and litter

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DISTRESSING images show a dead gannet that was found trapped amongst old fishing wire and discarded metal cans.One image shows how the entire neck of the gannet has become completely interwound and trapped in...
World Bee Day app created to allow citizens to be scientists for the day - UK and World News

The public are invited to celebrate World Bee Day by snapping pics of bees

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AN APP can be downloaded to picture bees in their natural habitat for World Bee Day, allowing citizens to be scientists for the day.The Spot-A-Bee app has been created in a collaboration between the...
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