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Southern Water Consultation

Southern Water Consultation

Southern Water are inviting comments on their draft Water Resources Management Plan that aims to keep our taps flowing for the next 50 years. They really want to hear from people, so please make your thoughts known by contacting them as shown in the following link: read more »

MPs Urge Supermarkets to Scrap Plastic Packaging

MPs Urge Supermarkets to Scrap Plastic Packaging

Two hundred cross-party MPs are calling on heads of the major supermarkets to eliminate plastic packaging from their products by 2023. The MPs, who are from seven political parties, have written to Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Asda, Waitrose, Aldi, Lidl, Budgens and Marks & Spencer urging them to scrap plastic packaging. The... read more »

CITiZAN Winter Update

CITiZAN Winter Update

CITiZAN South East's Midwinter Update provides a fascinating view of the project’s activities elsewhere in Sussex over recent months. For more information about project CITiZAN please visit www.citizan.org.uk . For upcoming events, blogs and to get involved find them on Facebook, Twitter and Flickr. Email CITiZAN SE archaeologists Lara and read more »

Living Light

Living Light

Living Light is an off-grid lamp powered by photosythesis. Created by Dutch designer Ermi van Oers, the lamp uses a living plant to create light and electricity, giving users light that is off grid and from a sustainable source. The technology, known as microbial energy, may well be lighting... read more »

Giant Clams and Biofuel

Giant Clams and Biofuel

  Giant clams open up the potential of improved biofuel production   Penn researchers are collaborating to study how giant clams convert sunlight into energy(Credit: Malcolm Browne) Algae-based biofuels hold the promise of a green, sustainable energy supply and... read more »

Bonfire Night 2017

Bonfire Night 2017

The skies of Sussex are sure to be lit up on the Bonfire Night 2017. This year bonfire night is on Sunday 5th November, but events are taking place throughout the week across West Sussex. What is Bonfire Night and who is Guy Fawkes? The event originates from the failed Gunpowder... read more »

Wasteland Warship

Wasteland Warship

Surfers Against Sewage has launched its latest campaign against marine plastic called 'Wasteland' and has created a 30-ft warship made out of ocean plastic from around the UK's coastline to illustrate its point. It is made out of five tonnes of plastic waste collected from around the UK. The aim... read more »

Ocean Plastic

Ocean Plastic

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, together with The Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit, have today announced the launch of the $2 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize. The Prize which is funded by Wendy Schmidt as Lead Philanthropic Partner of the New Plastics Economy Initiative, calls for innovators, designers, scientist... read more »

Reef to protect endangered UK crayfish

Reef to protect endangered UK crayfish

Torbay-based ARC Marine is building the world’s first modular artificial reef at Vobster Quay, an inland water site and former quarry, near Radstock, Somerset in order to help save the UK’s endangered white-clawed freshwater crayfish. The company is seeking crowd funding for the project and asking the public to... read more »

Brexit blueprint for sustainable seas

Brexit blueprint for sustainable seas

ABPmer have written a paper to explore the issues for the marine environment following Brexit, and stimulate debate about Brexit opportunities. The views expressed are solely those of the author, but is interesting to consider the possibilities as well as the downsides of how the coast and marine environment could be... read more »

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