Pollution: Roadside ‘supershrub’ traps fuel emissions, experts say 

Is this a solution to traffic pollution? ‘Supershrub’ at the roadside can trap fuel emissions, experts say The Cotoneaster plant was found to absorb more pollution than similar shrubs  It was found by researchers to be 20 per cent more effective at soaking up traffic fume particles than plants such as hawthorn and western red cedar … Read more

Brexit is not over and Britain must not ‘fall into traps’, David Davis warns  

Brexit is not over and Britain must not ‘fall into traps’, David Davis warns David Davis said there were ‘issues’ with Northern Ireland, fishing and Gibraltar He said giving MPs one day to approve the deal was ‘frankly not enough’  But the former Brexit secretary said the deal secured by Boris Johnson was ‘much better than … Read more

Brexit is not over and Britain must not ‘fall into traps’, David David warns  

Brexit is not over and Britain must not ‘fall into traps’, David David warns David Davis said there were ‘issues’ with Northern Ireland, fishing and Gibraltar He said giving MPs one day to approve the deal was ‘frankly not enough’  But the former Brexit secretary said the deal secured by Boris Johnson was ‘much better than … Read more

Mussel beds act as traps for microplastic pollution dumped in the ocean

Mussel beds act as traps for microplastic pollution dumped in the ocean by slowing the sea water flowing over them, research shows Experts experimented with flowing water over different mussel reef structures When the mussels clumped together like in nature, the flow became turbulent This increased threefold the amount of microplastic ingested by the mussels By Ian … Read more