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Rothamsted Research Thallo with EU Grant

    Rothamsted Research is trialling a new phosphorous fertiliser made from abattoir waste and industrial by-products as part of a ten-month EU funded project. Concerns over cadmium build-up in soils means that many naturally occurring sources of phosphate could soon be outlawed by the European Government. As part of a European Union Regional Development fund, linked

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    Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation

      The UK Government has set the fifth Carbon Budget which limits greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 57% of 1990 levels over 2028-2032 (as an average annual level). The Government is now preparing the Emission Reduction Plan which will set out our approach to delivering these reductions. Domestic transport is now the largest emitting sector, accounting

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      EDL Year of Soil

        2015 has been nominated as the International year of Soils. The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils (IYS). The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has been nominated to implement the IYS 2015, within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership and in collaboration with Governments and the

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        Pressures on Farming Favours EDL’s Mission

          The global, continuous and pervasive impact of climate change threatens our creaking food system in which harvests are already lagging behind rising demand.[1] Several studies have shown that global crop production needs to double by 2050 to meet the projected demands from rising population, diet shifts, and increasing biofuels consumption.[2] A sustainable supply of food

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          EDL’s Clean and Cool Mission Brazil 2013

            The Clean and Cool Mission to Brazil was an entrepreneur mission to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro for 17 of the UK’s most promising and innovative cleantech SMEs ready to do business overseas. The Mission helped winning companies: develop quality contacts within value chains, gain unique insight, profit from a fresh stimulus, and improve

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