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2013-03-19 23:01:26

As part of its updated business plan, the NDA currently has an annual expenditure of almost £3 billion a year.

2010-02-17 12:30:00

After Over $50 Billion Spent by U.S., Japan, Russia, UK, India and France, No Commercial Model Found; High Cost, Unreliability, Major Safety Problems and Proliferation Risks All Seen as Major Barriers to Use. PRINCETON, N.J., Feb.

2009-06-10 04:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it has signed information technology (IT) outsourcing contracts with five UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) companies and the Civil Nuclear Police Authority (CNPA).

2008-09-30 06:00:30

By JOHN ROSS THE waters of the Pentland Firth are set to become the epicentre of Scotland's future in renewable energy with the equivalent power of 20 conventional stations, according to Alex Salmond, the First Minister .

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By BRIAN DONNELLY SCOTLAND'S environment watchdog has supported plans for a new low- level waste store to be built near the Dounreay nuclear site. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency accepted the proposal with conditions on how it is built and future monitoring of its use.

2008-07-04 00:00:25

DRILLING for oil at Scotland's first landbase rig has begun - as prices rocketed to a record high yesterday. The pounds 10million project - using a curved well to get under the seabed - got under way at Lybster in Caithness as the oil price in London hit a record EUR146 a barrel.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.