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Rimba Raya Floating Clinic Supplying Health Care to the Community along the Seruyan River

JAKARTA, May 3, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Rimba Raya Floating Clinic was introduced into the project area as a means to improve community access to health services in and around the Rimba Raya working area which is located along the Seruyan River. In cooperation with the Seruyan District Health Office, the Rimba Raya Floating Clinic has delivered health services three times in 2020 (Jan, Aug, Nov) and once already in 2021 (March). During these trips, several healthcare services are provided including general medical check-ups which help determine the health of local people by recording th ...


Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve Collaborates to Restore Mangrove Forests in Seruyan

Kuala Pembuang, Indonesia, Mar 1, 2021 - As 2021 starts, the media continues to carry horrific stories of ongoing environmental abuse. We can no longer deny that the climate crisis is real, but somehow we manage to do just that. 'Extinction: The Facts' is a BBC Earth documentary, in which Sir David Attenborough explores how the loss of biodiversity has consequences for us all. He mentions the impact of global warming and the resulting climate crisis that has led to a loss or change of three-quarters of the world's terrestrial surface. Sadly, the cause is human greed, our purchas ...


Rimba Raya's Sustainable Peatland Farmer Field School

Central Kalimantan, INDONESIA, Jan 14, 2021 - In November 2020, Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve conducted training sessions aimed at strengthening the capacity of Farmer Groups (KT). The goal of these sessions was to help farmers improve their skills in cultivation and agriculture through our Peatland Farmer Field School (Peatland-FFS). The sessions were attended by 2 Farmer Groups: Harapan Jaya from Jahitan Village, and Hijau Bakung Permai from Baung Village. This activity is a continuation of the Peatland-FFS training program held in September 2020, conducted by Rimba Raya in collaboratio ...


New partnership to support sustainable renewable energy in Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asia Energy Transition Partnership aims to help countries in the region transition from using fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy, in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change. - The partnership aims to support sustainable energy transition in Southeast Asia while helping to create socio-economic opportunities. - It will initially focus on Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam – countries with significant coal consumption. ​​​​​​​- UNOPS is the fund manager and supports the partnership' ...


International Day of Action on Forest Biomass sees demand for subsidies overhaul swell across Europe

LONDON – 24th November, 2020 – Today is International Day of Action on Forest Biomass and opposition to biomass subsidies is mounting on policymakers across the UK and European member states. On this day, groups around the world are calling on Europe to exclude biomass from receiving renewable energy subsidies and people are posting messages on social media using the hashtag #forestsarenotfuel to highlight the ecosystem destruction and climate chaos caused by the biomass industry. As part of this, a group of 75 organisations including environmental and public health bodies, trade unions an ...


WEBS onshore wind industry report delivers insights to drive more profitable O&M strategies

Launched today, the WEBS Annual Publication 2020 has unveiled a number of critical deep dive insights into the onshore wind industry that will have a major impact on owner/operators driving better returns on asset O&M during the year ahead. The WEBS report analyses three years’ worth of data from 75 windfarms located throughout eight countries totalling more than 2GW of onshore wind capacity, and provides anonymous performance benchmarks for availability, production, reliability, and logistics. For example, ‘Prioritising scheduled maintenance for larger sites in periods of low wind cou ...


CloserStill Media launches Green World Asia, a sustainability-focused platform for business

SINGAPORE - (ACN Newswire) - CloserStill Media is launching a new B2B event, Green World Asia, that will connect sustainability-driven innovations to senior decision-makers and their procurement chains from various industries. The show will focus on four key pillars across the exhibition showcase and conference programme: Utilities, Resources, Materials and Food Waste. Green World Asia will debut at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on November 18-19, 2020. The launch show is expected to attract over 5,000 industry delegates, featuring 100 exhibitors and 100 global expert speakers in a multi-st ...


Natural Power advises on Finnish wind deal

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has acted as technical advisor to the Finnish renewable energy developer, Taaleri Energia, in a deal that sees funds managed by Taaleri Group divest part of their wind farm investment portfolio by selling their shares in the Nyby and Myllykangas wind farms to a consortium of Korean institutional investors. Hannah Staab, Principal Advisor at Natural Power, said: “The transaction concludes a busy year for Natural Power in the Nordic market, during which we provided due diligence services on more than 2.6 GW of wind ene ...


Controllis launches carbon neutral power solution for off-grid and poor-grid telecom sites

Cambridge 27th November 2019. According to the GSMA there are more than one million off-grid / poor-grid telecoms sites in use globally, which combined are generating a carbon footprint greater than countries such as Nepal, Cambodia and Cameroon. By leveraging the environmental benefits of biofuels and supporting ethically approved CO2 offsetting processes such as tree planting or renewable energy sources for remote communities, Controllis Zero is poised to help large Telco’s meet their legal, shareholder and green obligations. Controllis, a leading supplier of hybrid power systems for mobi ...


telent to keep London’s traffic moving with three-year CCTV contract renewal

London, 14th November - telent Technology Services Ltd (telent), a leading UK technology and network services company, has extended its CCTV maintenance contract with Transport for London (TfL) for an additional three-years. Under the agreement, which telent has held since April 2015, it will continue to provide maintenance of more than 800 street-based CCTV cameras and associated Operator Interfaces in TfL’s control centre, offices and on London’s streets. telent will also restore, upgrade and install CCTV equipment across each of the 33 London Boroughs on TfL’s road network, acting as ...


ekoru: “Fight Climate Change By Changing Your Search Engine”

November 12, 2019 - Every day, people endeavor to do their part for the environment - they carry reusable bags to the grocery store, recycle plastic bottles and cans, circulate news stories of the poor whale who died after swallowing 88 pounds of plastic, join protests for climate change, donate monthly to their favorite causes, or volunteer their weekends to clean the beach. Now, there is another way they can contribute by doing what they regularly do - search the Internet. By changing your search engine to ekoru.org, you are immediately making a difference. Every search you do raises mon ...


€500K ‘AI Moonshot Challenge’ combines AI with emerging space technologies to combat Climate Change

November 5, 2019: LISBON, PORTUGAL – After announcing the “500K AI Moonshot Challenge” at the opening ceremony of Web Summit 2019, Portuguese Minister of State, Economy and Digital Transition, Pedro Siza Vieira, has officially presented the project at a press conference on the second day of the event. Created to effect positive social change on a large scale, this global competition invites teams to solve complex societal problems through innovative uses of AI and emerging space technologies. Fifty years after humankind took its giant leap, the AI Moonshot Challenge calls on participants wo ...


DEFRA use satellite technology to monitor disease in key species throughout England

DEFRA (the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs) has begun a nationwide project with geospatial data analytics company, Rezatec, to map the key species of ash and oak and monitor for diseases such as ash dieback. The project covering over 130,000 sq. km will identify and monitor oak and ash trees, looking specifically at any change in health. Initially this will identify the species and map them, with then a disturbance layer to be added that provides the government with details of the change in health status of the identified trees up to the most recent complete season (2018 ...


Natural Power awarded innovation grant to improve wind farm efficiency

Following a pilot project to improve wind farm efficiency, leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has been awarded more than £100,000 from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to further develop its research into ‘Combining complex and disparate data sources to define and deploy leaner and smarter operational strategies to improve the performance of wind farms’. As wind power generation enters a new era in subsidy-free markets, there is a growing need to maximise the efficiency, lifetime and availability of wind turbines, while minimising operating co ...


Rezatec launches deployment to monitor water pollution around Lake Maumelle for Central Arkansas Water

Harwell, Oxfordshire, 10 September 2019 – Central Arkansas Water, a metropolitan water utility system located in Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA has partnered with Rezatec, a world leading data analytics company, to conduct a deployment to identify and monitor sources of contaminants entering one of its primary drinking water sources, Lake Maumelle. Lake Maumelle is a 13.9 square mile man-made reservoir that provides approximately 65 percent of all drinking water to the Arkansas state capital city of Little Rock, and the surrounding area with a population of 450,000 people. The reservoir’s ...


US Department of Energy selects Natural Power for smart curtailment technology fund

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider Natural Power has been selected to receive substantial funding to develop and test a smart curtailment system to protect bats while minimising power loss during wind farm operations. The US Department of Energy (DOE) selected ten projects to receive funding totalling $6.8 million that will reduce environmental compliance costs and the environmental impacts of land-based and offshore wind energy. Christine Sutter, Global Head of Wildlife Technology at Natural Power in North America, said: “The decision to consider funding our bat ...


Conference on Wind Energy and Wildlife Impacts comes to Stirling

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power is to headline sponsor the fifth Conference on Wind Energy and Wildlife Impacts (CWW 2019) that will be hosted in Stirling, Scotland, on 27th to 29th August this year. In a series of keynote talks, sessions and workshops, experts from across the globe will come together at the University of Stirling to share their knowledge on the impacts that wind energy has on wildlife, and to discuss the upcoming challenges for this dynamic industry. The last CWW took place in Portugal and welcomed more than 300 delegates. The th ...


Sterlite Tech now home to India’s 1st Zero Waste to Landfill Optical Fibre Cable Plant

Silvassa, India – March 4, 2019: Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global data network solution company, has won Intertek’s (US) Zero Waste to Landfill certification for its optical fibre cable manufacturing plant in Rakholi, Silvassa (India). This world-class manufacturing facility diverts more than 99 per cent waste away from landfill, making it India’s first optical fibre cable plant to receive this third-party global certification. “We are committed to sustainable manufacturing and reducing environmental impact. Becoming India’s first large-scale telecommunications equipment ...


Smart Water Management Market Growth and Analysis Report

26 December 2018, The Global Smart Water Management Market size is projected to witness substantial growth over the forecast period on account of growing scarcity of fresh water and rising climate volatility. Increasing non-revenue water (NRW), wherein water is wasted due to pipe bursts, metering errors, thefts, leaks, and aging infrastructure, is expected to stir up the demand for smart water management systems. Furthermore, surging demand for potable water in order to meet needs of increasing population coupled with uneven distribution of resources is providing an upthrust to the market. St ...


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