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OVID Initiative To Optimise Inspection Regimes

Lloyd’s Register strengthens vessel and rig inspection service through The Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (“OVID”) to provide faster assurance checks and improved safety performance. Inspectors of Lloyd’s Register are optimising inspection regimes thanks to their accredited status using the OVID web based inspection tool to reference inspection reports. “OVID...


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South Africa’s First Water Fund

The City of Cape Town and The Nature Conservancy are looking to establish South Africa’s first water fund. The aim will be to safeguard water supplies and biodiversity, while supporting local livelihoods. The Cape Town Water Fund will be based on a proven model that builds financial and institutional...


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World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 Finalists Released

Responsible Travel has today announced the 13 finalists in the 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London sponsored by Belize The 13 finalists now need to wait until the Awards ceremony at World Travel Market in London to discover who will be crowned the 2016 overall winner. Commenting...


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Innovation Challenge Launched By EDF Energy

Awards aiming to get start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs on board with energy innovation. EDF Energy has today launched the EDF Energy Pulse Awards, a competition to crowd source innovative ideas to address key challenges facing the energy industry. Start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs are being offered the chance to get expert support...


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Special Royal Mail Stamps To Mark 300th Anniversary Of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s Birth

A set of eight special stamps has been announced by the Royal Mail today to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Capability Brown is remembered as ‘the last of the great eighteenth century artists’ and as ‘England’s greatest gardener’. Nicknamed ‘Capability’ from his habit of describing locations...


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The Green Home Trend: Create an Eco-Friendly Home Life

Your home can be a haven if you want it to be, but when its inefficient use of energy sucks up power — driving up your utility bills and expanding pollution of the environment — it’s hard to feel great about that. The average person spends most of her...


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Safe and Environmentally Friendly Termite Control Methods

Termites, also called white ants in some parts of the world, are pretty amazing creatures. They play an essential role in the cycle of nature by helping clear the forests of dead trees. As they chew away at the rotting wood, they develop pathways for fungi and bacteria to...


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How Traffic Accidents Harm the Environment

Transportation has a huge impact on the environment. In the United States, there are 253 million active cars and trucks on the roads. Out of those vehicles, the average age of the car is 11.4 years old. Because energy efficient features have only been widely use in the standard...


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Advantages Of An Eco-Friendly Business

We live in a environmentally aware world today. The subject is never far from the news, and people are making conscious decisions about the products they buy, use, and recommend. It’s vital that modern businesses understand this, and look past the whole climate change argument that tends to dominate...


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Go Green with These Four Essentials for an Eco-Friendly Bedroom

The environment represents a big concern for most of the public; however, we often neglect to think about how we could go green within the comfort of our own homes. Between protecting the environment and giving ourselves peace of mind, the benefits of going green are difficult to deny,...


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Tips for greener, leaner septic tanks

Keeping your septic tank in tip top shape is pivotal for reliable long term use and essential for a trouble free system. A lot of us make the same mistakes with our tanks and suffer from the same sorts of issues, so here are a number of good tips...


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Technical Qualification Due To Up-Skill Renewable Energy Lawyers

Technical Qualifications have been gained by lawyers from the largest solely dedicated renewable energy team in the South West in order to provide their clients with the very best advice. Seven of Stephens Scown LLP’s renewable energy team have gained the Galileo Master Certificate for the Renewable Energy and Energy...


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Edinburgh Fringe : Shortlist Announced For Sustainable Practice Award

The shortlist for the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award (EFSPA) has been announced by Creative Carbon Scotland & the Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts together with their media partner the List magazine and sponsors PR Print & Design and Arts as well as Business Scotland’s New Arts Sponsorship Grant....


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First Blade Leading Edge Erosion Measurement Campaign Delivered By Catapult

Possible increased revenue, as well as a significant increase in energy production, following the repair of moderate blade erosion. The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, in collaboration with Centrica, has successfully delivered the first in-field measurement campaign under its industry-leading blade leading edge programme (BLEEP), and concluded that an...


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Schuh Enters Big Savings With Water Supplier Switch

A Scottish retail giant is set to slash annual overheads by around £62,000 – courtesy of a change in water supplier and the identification of the contribution of a small burn. Schuh, the high street footwear group, has switched its water retail account for its 15 Scottish branches and...