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Leopard by Magnus Johansson

Roaring Comeback For Persian Leopards In Western Caucasus

Today three Persian leopards into the Russian wilderness by researchers in the first-ever attempt to reintroduce the species into the wild. The animals are expected to become the founders of a new population of Persian leopards in Russia as part of an ambitious programme to bring the animal back...


Greg Clark

Energy Secretary Clark Promises Clean Affordable Energy and Tackling Climate Change

The new Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark issued the following statement yesterday: “I am thrilled to have been appointed to lead this new department charged with delivering a comprehensive industrial strategy, leading government’s relationship with business, furthering our world-class science base, delivering affordable, clean energy...


Sam and Ellie

Exclusive Interview: Co-Founders of Virtalent

Sam Wilson founded Virtalent in 2014 and is responsible for marketing the company. He is a qualified digital marketer and a passionate entrepreneur. Amongst other roles, Sam has previously organised the UK’s largest conference for student entrepreneurs, worked in Marketing for a group of private British schools across Europe and consulted...


Andrea Leadsom

Environment Secretary Leadsom asked “Is climate change real?”

The new Secretary of State for the Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Andrea Leadsom admitted to asking her officials “Is climate change real?” when she was appointed Energy Minister. She held the role from May 2015 to July 2016. She also opposes climate change measures, backs fox hunting...


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How Can We Help Save Animals From Extinction?

We teamed up with Simon Jeffery – Animal Manager at Port Lympne Reserve, Kent – to explore some pressing questions surrounding animal conservation. Here are our findings… Which species are declining fastest? Big species like rhino are being poached in mass because of their horns – 1500 black rhinos...


electric car charging by xlibber via Flickr

8 reasons EVs are the future of transportation

This infographic provides eight excellent reasons why electric vehicles are the future of transportation. This infographic is attributed to autoloansolutions


Cameroon forest

World Forest Week: Making a difference to communities in Cameroon

Today marks the beginning of World Forest Week, with world leaders gathering in Italy for the Committee on Forestry’s weeklong summit, which aims to shape a new agenda for world forests and sustainable management. From the Amazon to Indonesia, deforestation is a global issue, and the loss of tropical...


City London by Ben Sutherland via flickr

What’s wrong with corporate giving?

Large companies give huge amounts to charity. Last year the FTSE 100 handed over a combined total of £2.1bn in charitable giving, approximately 1.6% of their pre-tax profits. And companies are doing great things for, and with, charities – Sainsbury’s alone has donated over £100m to Comic Relief since...


Dr David Kingham

Fusion energy: closer than ever before

Dr David Kingham, CEO, Tokamak Energy Nuclear fusion is the creative process of the universe. All matter, besides hydrogen and a smattering of helium, was created in the fusion furnaces within stars as small atomic nuclei joined together to make larger ones. This reaction releases huge amounts of energy...


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Bigger Profits Set For Business Switch-off Campaign

Scottish businesses are being advised to become more resource efficient and tap into these benefits while staff enjoy their break form the office during the Glasgow Fair Holiday taking place between 15-18th July. The Resource Efficient Scotland programme from Zero Waste Scotland is encouraging businesses to cut costs and...


office worker at desk

3 Ways to Encourage Eco-Friendliness at the Office

A greener workplace means a lighter carbon footprint – and a more ethical company overall. But how can you implement eco-friendly practices in your office? As a manager or employer, there are many ways you can encourage a healthier, more productive work space for everyone at the office. You’ve...


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It’s a gas when your energy bill goes down

It’s difficult to get a grip on your gas bill when your business is squeezed between the twin pressures of high consumption and price volatility. So if your company is a big gas consumer, how can you make savings on this year’s bill? First, you need to understand the...


24H Coding 2015 HAckathon by ING Group via Flikr

London Fintech Week 2016: Conference Begins In 4 Days

The 3rd Annual London Fintech Week starts in just a few days. Several sessions have sold out and anyone wishing to attend is advised to book their spot as soon as possible. The will be many renowned speakers attending the event, including Rajesh Agrawal, London Deputy Mayor for Business...


Mercedes-Benz MB 140 by Nacho via Flikr

Online Emissions Guide To Help Fleet Managers With Vehicle Purchase

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and Cenex have reviewed their Low Emission Van Guide and accompanying Van Cost and Carbon Calculator (VC3) to provide fleet managers and policy makers with the latest data on how to save on costs and CO2 emissions. The Low Emission Van Guide is aimed at operators...


Bill Gates and his 360 by Mohammad Jangda via Flikr

“Living Together” Is Focus For Bill Gates At Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

Entrepreneur and philanthropist, Bill Gates, will use the 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture to address the issues of  “Living Together”, the theme of this year’s lecture, to lay out his vision of how to create a better world. The Lecture is hosted in association with the University of Pretoria at their...