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Food for thought, manure to energy

How pig farms can benefit from on-farm anaerobic digestion to better manage odour     Anaerobic digestion is a great source of renewable energy that is becoming an important part of the “circular economy” around the world. Livestock farms face several everyday challenges. Managing wastes is definitely one of the more unpleasant tasks. Traditionally, poor…

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What can the NPI tell us about air pollution? – An overview of the 2018-19 NPI results

Written by Simon Welchman and Plistina Almeida   The 2018-19 results from the National Pollutant Inventory were released in April this year. This is the 21st annual dataset published by the program managed by the Australian Government’s Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment. The National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) is an internet database that provides the…

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CO, PM2.5 and NO2: which air pollutant best illustrates the effect of COVID-19 mobility restrictions on air quality

Written by Simon Welchman, Manning Young and Lisa Smith   Air pollution occurs when gases, liquids or solid particles exist in the air in sufficient quantities to adversely affect human comfort or health or cause environmental damage.  Some common air pollutants in urban areas are carbon monoxide (CO), ozone (O3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and particulate matter…

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Drinks with Kate Going Virtual – RSVP

We are very pleased to announce that Drinks with Kate is going online! Drinks with Kate is a networking event held by Katestone for the past 5 years. It is a great opportunity to catch up with friends, colleagues, clients and associates.  Drinks with Kate has always been about providing practical insights from diverse industry experts.…

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