Month: May 2011

Those Pruning Ants

Survival in the depths of the tropical rainforest not only depends on a species’ ability to defend itself, but can be reliant on the type of cooperation researchers have discovered between ants and tropical trees. The research, published in Biotropica, reveals how the ants use chemical signals on their host tree to distinguish them from competing …

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Inviting Bids for Waste Contract

WEST LONDON BOROUGHS TO PROCURE MAJOR WASTE CONTRACT The West London Waste Authority (WLWA) has announced the procurement of a long term contract for residual waste treatment. Covering the boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow and Richmond upon Thames, the contract will involve treating up to 300,000 tonnes of waste per year generated by …

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