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Are the World’s Oceans in a Mess?

Are the World’s Oceans in a Mess?

News just in from the UN indicates we need new rules to protect the open seas quite urgently. Or, should we say regulation rather, because 60% of the ocean is outside national jurisdiction. Scientists are preparing a UN Report that will say the Bay of Bengal has reached a tipping point

Washing Oceans Down the Drain

Washing Oceans Down the Drain

We have our marine biologists a lot to thank for, and that’s not only the adventurous ones discovering the mysterious rivers of the deep sea. Take Imogen Napper at Plymouth University for example. She has been washing clothes for her PhD, but she is no Lady Macbeth wringing out the socks.

Auger team goes from strength to strength

Auger team goes from strength to strength

Auger, the market leading independent drainage and water supply pipe specialist serving the insurance industry, has recruited six more people into its team at its Wirral headquarters. They include drainage repair engineer Adam Townsend, water mains engineer Gareth Grant, drainage investigation engineer Anthony Hudson, account manager Olivia Wakefield and assistant engineers Colin Hasler and Ryan [...]

Walt Disney: The Man and the Signature

Walt Disney: The Man and the Signature

Famous American cartoon and moviemaker Walt Disney earned 22 Oscars from 58 nominations, which is still the record. Yet despite the warm, outgoing persona he adopted, the legend who lived from 1901 to 1966 was a shy, insecure, self-deprecating man.

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes in Winter

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes in Winter

At the height of British summer, it is all too easy to forget that autumn will return followed by the biting cold of winter. Auger thinks summer is the best time to take steps to prevent frozen pipes. Anything is better than barking knuckles during the depths of winter.