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Exploring business-led solutions to the pollinator decline problem

On 2nd July 2020 Tevi, together with our partners at SWEEP, presented the suite of reports we’ve created on business-led solutions to the pollinator decline problem. These reports are the product of the Local Seeds for Plants, Pollinators and People Challenge Network (CN). This CN is a multi-stakeholder initiative that was launched in early 2019 […]

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Nature and Health (pt. 2): Positive Planet – Connecting with Nature

This is the second in a series of ‘Nature and Health’ webinars and online events exploring the critical relationship between nature and human health, with a focus on solutions based around environmental growth in Cornwall. Please see Tevi’s full events listing to find out more about our future ventures. Introduction and aims This session features Professor Ruth Garside of […]

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Implement circular economy strategies to increase resilience, improve efficiencies, and grow sustainably

Circular Self-Assessment now open for Tevi members Author: Amanda Goodwin    The Tevi Circular Self-Assessment helps you map and measure where your organisation is excelling, as well as where improvements can still be made, by harnessing circular economy strategies to increase resilience, improve efficiencies, and grow sustainably. The assessment is designed so that Cornish SMEs can better understand circular economy practice for their own business, and prioritise actions that will […]

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From Field to Fork: Making Carbon Count Less in the Cornish Food Chain

As different parts of the world went into varying levels of lockdown, one positive aspect was the notable reduction in Carbon and other Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from our industrial areas. Along with reduced manufacturing came a drop in travel and overall activity. Per the UK Government, businesses are being asked to reopen where social […]

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TeviLIFE-C

We hope you are as excited as we are to hear about the latest installment of our TeviSENSE network for Cornwall and the Isle of Scilly: TeviLIFE-C! TeviNET is underway and our TeviFIRE-E system has been taken up by several businesses across the county. What does TeviLIFE-C offer? TeviLIFE-C is our nature camera network. These […]

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Circular economy design increases resilience and regeneration

The COVID-19 pandemic illustrates how organisations continue to innovate even when resources are hard to come by. As witnessed on a global scale, the common mission of strengthening resilience mechanisms has galvanised collaboration and cooperation between individuals and enterprises. It has given businesses and individuals an opportunity for self-reflection and many have chosen to reassess […]

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Protecting and growing seagrasses through the deployment of Advanced Mooring Systems (AMS)

Update from the Seagrass and AMS Tevi Challenge Network.  Amanda Goodwin, Tevi Challenge Network Manager.  The aim of this Tevi Challenge Network (CN) is to support the regrowth of seagrass meadows by replacing conventional moorings that scour the seabed with solutions that minimise the mooring’s environmental impact, while still delivering essential mooring performance in terms of vessel security and movement.  Seagrasses, particularly […]

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