Met Office:  Extreme summer rainfall may become more frequent in the UK due to climate change, according to new research led by the Met Office in collaboration with Newcastle University. The new study, from the joint Met Office and NERC funded CONVEX project, uses a state-of-the-art climate model providing the first evidence that hourly summer […]

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Marine Scotland has launched a new Youtube channel, featuring videos about its work and of general marine and fisheries interest. The site current contains videos of the bottlenose dolphins off Aberdeen harbour, how fishing gear works with mix fisheries, Scotland’s marine atlas and catch and release; there is an introduction to Marine Scotland by Colin […]

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New nuclear build at Sellafield announced by Toshiba and GDF Suez     New York Times: London — Toshiba, the Japanese industrial giant, and the French utility GDF Suez have announced plans for moving ahead with a new British nuclear power station, adding momentum to the country’s atomic energy program. The facility, called Moorside, would be located […]

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