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Now available on Fast Track: Fabricating nano-sized BiVO4/InVO4/g-C3N4 photocatalysts for efficient degradation of Acid Blue 92 azo dye

Posted on 15. June, 2018.

Photocatalysis using semiconductors has received considerable interest in both the scientific and engineering areas. Especially, metal oxide semiconductor photocatalysts have been widely studied for environmental applications such as cleaning of air and the removal of hazardous compounds from wastewater. Metal vanadates are a notable category of inorganic nanomaterials that have received attention due to their wide applications and many researchers has been interested in the synthesis of metal vanadates of manganese, iron, etc. 


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Nanoparticles and Modulation of Immune Responses

Posted on 26. January, 2011.

In the latest issue of Science Progress, Dr Igor Pantic of the University of Belgrade, reviews the role of nanoparticles in immune system responses. Do engineered nanoparticles have a role in producing safer and more efficient biomaterials?


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Satellite Tracking Leads to Compilation of Important Conservation Data

Posted on 19. January, 2011.

A new study on Sooty Shearwaters in the US California Current shows the benefit of seabird tracking data in identifying priority sites for seabird conservation at sea.


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Birds of Prey Dig Quarries

Posted on 19. January, 2011.

A new study into birds on quarry sites has shown that they are havens birds for prey.


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Birds Korea Blueprint 2010 Released

Posted on 19. January, 2011.

Birds Korea has released its 2010 Blueprint, which aims to support ongoing conservation initiatives as part of the Republic of Korea’s efforts to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss in line with commitments to the Millennium Development Goals.


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RSPB Says EU Agricultural Policy Needs to Do More to Protect Birds

Posted on 19. January, 2011.

Britain’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) says that proposals for a major reform of Europe’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) need to include more effective measures to protect threatened wildlife.


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Grant to Help Bird Conservation in Haiti

Posted on 18. January, 2011.

BirdLife’s Caribbean Program has received a US US$250,000 grant to build the capacity of Société Audubon Haïti (SAH).


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Bioenergy Choices Could Change US Bird Diversity

Posted on 18. January, 2011.

Ambitious plans to expand acreage of bioenergy crops could have a major impact on birds in the US Upper Midwest, according to a study published in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).


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US Gulf Coast Birds Face an Uncertain Future

Posted on 18. January, 2011.

Six months after BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster, new National Audubon Society field surveys show that residual oil and chemicals pose substantial ongoing risks to birds that breed or nest along hard-hit areas of the Louisiana coast.


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