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7 August 2020

5 minutes to read

Playing politics with World Heritage sites

Our research released today shows the process of ‘In Danger’ listings is being manipulated for political gain. National governments and other groups try to keep sites off the list, with strategies such as lobbying, or partial efforts to protect a site. (Republished from The Conversation)

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28 July 2020

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Too hot to handle? Studying the impact of climate change in the hottest sea in the world!

For this year’s #WorldNatureConservationDay, PhD candidate Hind Mohsen Al Ameri talks about why our warming climate could be driving marine turtles into extinction and why the conservation of nature is vital to life on Earth.

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3 July 2020

2 minutes to read

Helping aquaculture businesses save millions by predicting the risks of harmful algal blooms

Marine research led by Dr Ross Brown has uncovered environmental factors that increase the risk of HABs forming, which have been applied to the development of a statistical model, which can predict the risks of HABs developing.  

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13 April 2018

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The effects of plastics on the environment

This Earth Day, we hear from leading academics, PhD researchers, and research students about the worldwide problem of plastic pollution.

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14 March 2018

3 minutes to read

Researcher in focus: Dr Ceri Lewis

Dr Ceri Lewis is a lecturer in Marine Biology for the College of Life and Environmental Science. She spoke to Lara Cronin about her research into Ocean Acidification, the importance of educational outreach and why she loves the polar regions. Can you tell me about what inspired your interest in Marine Biology? I think I probably…

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3 November 2017

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Securing investment for product testing

University of Exeter academics have collaborated with Dartmouth Wave Energy to develop a tool that generates electricity by pushing seawater through an onshore turbine.

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26 October 2016

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A new approach to sustainable fisheries

This new approach to sustainable fishing ensures fish and other seafood are being sustainably caught with minimal damage to the marine environment. University of Exeter academics and students have been working with a new community interest company to develop an alternative approach to supplying sustainable fish. Sole of Discretion works with fishers who…

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1 January 2016

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Working with Greenpeace

Research aimed at discovering how chemical pollutants are distributed through the environment and are affecting the world is being carried out by scientists working with the international organisation Greenpeace, based within the University of Exeter. The team of scientists affiliated with the College of Life and Environmental Sciences, conduct research which shapes…

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2 December 2014

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How Knowledge Exchange can benefit both industry and academia

Universities are working with businesses to shape research questions that can benefit both academia and industry. This collaborative approach, called Knowledge Exchange (KE), is one that is being championed by both the University of Exeter and the Research Councils. The aim of knowledge exchange is for industry, academia and government to share their…

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