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Environment - Life Sciences - 07.05.2021
International Experts Launch First Global Initiative to Map Ungulate Migrations
An international team of 91 scientists and conservationists, including from the University of Glasgow, has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the United Nations' Convention on Migratory Species (CMS). The detailed maps of the seasonal movements of herds worldwide will help governments, indigenous people and local communities, planners, and wildlife managers to identify current and future threats to migrations, and advance conservation measures to sustain them in the face of an expanding human footprint.

Environment - 06.05.2021
How To Save Our Planet: The Facts
UCL Professor of Earth System Science Mark Maslin (UCL Geography) aims to arm everyone 'from the pub to Parliament' with facts from his new book on climate change so that we can act together to save the planet.

Environment - Health - 06.05.2021
Opinion: Climate change - how bad could the future be if we do nothing?
Professor Mark Maslin (UCL Geography) lays out two possible futures for the future, one in which the effects of climate change ravage the planet, and one in which we do everything possible to prevent this being the case.

Economics / Business - Environment - 30.04.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 29.04.2021
Wasps are valuable for ecosystems, economy and human health (just like bees)
Wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and more, according to a new review paper led by UCL and University of East Anglia researchers.

Life Sciences - Environment - 29.04.2021
Opinion: why I love wasps, and why you should too
Professor Seirian Sumner (UCL Biosciences) explains why wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and even an efficient source of protein.

Religions - Environment - 27.04.2021
Durham to support Church of England in ambitious decarbonisation plan
The Church of England will be supported in their ambitious aim of achieving net-zero carbon by 2030 through a new partnership with Durham Energy Institute (DEI).

Environment - Economics / Business - 26.04.2021
Leeds signs up to tackle waste in fashion
Leeds signs up to tackle waste in fashion
Leeds is the first university to sign up to a UK voluntary agreement to slash the impact of the UK clothing and home fabrics industries on the environment.

Environment - 26.04.2021
Whitmarsh included in list of world’s top climate scientists
Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations Lorraine Whitmarsh is among Reuters' list of the world's top climate scientists.

Pedagogy - Environment - 23.04.2021
Teaching pupils to ’think like Da Vinci’ will help them to take on climate change
Curriculum reforms which mix the arts and sciences will better prepare young people for the real-world challenges that will define their adult lives, researchers argue.

Environment - 22.04.2021
Marine experts sounding out salmon, basking sharks, skate, dolphins, whales and seals: Loughs Agency announces deployment of Europe’s largest fish counter
The University of Glasgow is part of a unique marine research project led by Loughs Agency, which is underway to study the seas around Ireland and Western Scotland with the deployment of 'Europe's largest fish counter'.

Environment - Economics / Business - 22.04.2021
Minority of Britons think UK government has clear plan to tackle climate change - poll
Just three in 10 Britons (28%) agree the government has a clear plan for how it can work with business and the people to tackle climate change, according to a new survey.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 22.04.2021
Improved management of farmed peatlands could cut 500m tonnes of CO2
Improved management of farmed peatlands could cut 500m tonnes of CO2
Substantial cuts in global greenhouse gas emissions could be achieved by raising water levels in agricultural peatlands, according to a new study in the journal Nature .

Environment - Health - 22.04.2021
Opinion: Four steps this Earth Day to avert environmental catastrophe
With political pressure and smart policy goals, a new sense of the common good could be within reach, says Professor Simon Lewis (UCL Geography).

Environment - Research Management - 21.04.2021

Environment - 21.04.2021
Scientists' new climate change-fighting tech could slash energy use
Scientists’ new climate change-fighting tech could slash energy use
Two scientists are developing climate change-fighting technology that could slash energy use in buildings.

History / Archeology - Environment - 15.04.2021
Archaeology offers a way to measure the extent humans have contributed to global climate change
Archaeology offers a way to measure the extent humans have contributed to global climate change
A worldwide team of academics are offering a new way to measure and quantify the extent humans have contributed to global climate change using archaeology, a new paper shows.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 15.04.2021
Taking action to achieve Net Zero in the agriculture sector
Taking action to achieve Net Zero in the agriculture sector
Farmers need to be prepared to take action now in order to achieve Net Zero in the agriculture sector by 2050, according to UCL researchers. The report, UK Agriculture: Pathways to Net Zero, commissioned by HSBC, examines the importance of reducing net agriculture emissions of greenhouse gases and how farmers can achieve this through changes to farm management.

Environment - 13.04.2021
Polluter elite needs to act first on climate change
Professor Whitmarsh was a Commissioner on a new report that argues the wealthiest in society need to make dramatic lifestyle changes for emission reductions.

Environment - Social Sciences - 06.04.2021
Opinion: Why scientists need to work more closely with faith communities on climate change
Opinion: Why scientists need to work more closely with faith communities on climate change
To make sufficient progress in the fight against climate change, scientists need to start taking religious groups more seriously as allies, writes Cambridge political scientist, Dr Tobias Müller, in Nature .

Life Sciences - Environment - 31.03.2021
One of the world's most secretive mammals photographed in WildCRU's Togo survey | University of Oxford
One of the world’s most secretive mammals photographed in WildCRU’s Togo survey | University of Oxford
Researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), , today confirmed that it has captured the first ever images of Walter's duiker ( Philantomba walteri ) alive in the wild. This small African antelope has hitherto been secretive to the point of invisibility. The WildCRU study, published today in  African Journal of Ecology , was led in Togo by local mammologist, Délagnon Assou, with the base team led by Dr Neil D'Cruze, and shows a stunning picture of an animal which has never been photographed alive in the wild before.

Health - Environment - 25.03.2021
'Creating possibilities and giving hope': on the GCRF frontline
’Creating possibilities and giving hope’: on the GCRF frontline
UK Research and Innovation has announced a large cut to the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) as a result of the Government's decision to reduce spending on international aid.

Environment - Economics / Business - 25.03.2021

Environment - Earth Sciences - 18.03.2021

Environment - 12.03.2021
Mobile research laboratories will keep track of UK air pollution
Mobile research laboratories will keep track of UK air pollution
New mobile air quality research laboratories will help experts further develop the UK's world leading position in analysing how air pollution is formed and what impact it has on our environment and people.

Environment - Administration - 12.03.2021

Health - Environment - 11.03.2021
Fresh air key to safeguarding waste collection vehicle crews from COVID-19
Keeping the cab of waste collection vehicles well ventilated and with a constant supply of fresh air is key to protecting drivers from COVID-19 transmission, finds a report from UCL researchers.

Environment - Campus - 11.03.2021

Environment - Health - 07.03.2021
Opinion: Global obsession with economic growth will increase risk of deadly pandemics in future
We must not ignore the fact that our obsession with economic growth is accelerating biodiversity loss and creating the conditions in which epidemics thrive, warn Research Assistant Julia Kreienkamp and Dr Tom Pegram (both UCL Global Governance Institute).

Environment - 05.03.2021
Seagrass meadows shrank by 92% in UK waters - restoring them could absorb carbon emissions
Seagrass meadows are one of the world's most efficient sinks of carbon and support 20% of the world's biggest fisheries, but much of the UK's seagrass has been lost since 1936, say PhD Candidate Alix Green and Dr Peter Jones (both UCL Geography).

Environment - Economics / Business - 05.03.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 04.03.2021
Race to restore seagrass around the UK
A UCL led study has highlighted the urgent need to restore seagrass meadows around the UK after calculating as much as 92% of these underwater meadows have been lost in British waters. Seagrass is a plant that is vital to healthy marine ecosystems, supporting fish stocks, providing breeding grounds for seahorses and helping to absorb and trap carbon from the atmosphere.

Environment - 04.03.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 02.03.2021

Environment - Psychology - 18.02.2021
Cambridge psychologist helps Facebook fight climate change misinformation
Social media giant turn to behaviour and communication expert to help them tackle the dangerous anti-science myths that circulate online.   Facebook is in a unique position to counter the circulation of online misinformation Sander van der Linden Facebook has sought the help of experts on anti-environment propaganda, including a Cambridge psychologist, to improve their Climate Science Information Centre and help more of the platform's almost three billion monthly users find the latest accurate climate science data.
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