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Browse our latest news about how we are meeting the challenges posed by the climate and environment emergency.

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No ‘echo chambers’ in Reddit climate debate

27th May 2022

Climate change debates on Reddit don’t happen in polarised “echo chambers”, new research suggests.

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Marine, University News

British coral predicted to be resilient to climate change

27th May 2022

An iconic coral species found in UK waters could expand its range due to climate change, new research shows.

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Marine, University News

AI learns coral reef ‘song’

27th May 2022

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can track the health of coral reefs by learning the “song of the reef”, new research shows.

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University News

New study maps financial ownership of more than $1 trillion of the fossil fuel industry’s projected ‘stranded asset’ losses due to low-carbon transition

26th May 2022

Driven by technological, societal and political change, renewable energy technologies are progressively replacing fossil fuels.

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University News

People must be ‘heart’ of climate action

26th May 2022

Tackling the climate crisis can only be achieved by “placing people at the heart of climate action”, researchers say.

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Marine, University News

‘Make or break’ year for protecting nature

23rd May 2022

2022 is a “make or break” year for protecting nature and tackling climate change, a leading scientist says.

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Marine, University News

‘Traffic calming’ boosts breeding on coral reefs

20th May 2022

Coral reef fish breed more successfully if motorboat noise is reduced, new research shows.

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Environmental Intelligence, University News

Satellites and drones can help save pollinators

20th May 2022

Satellites and drones can provide key information to protect pollinators, researchers say.

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University News

Scallops swim into illuminated fishing pots

18th May 2022

Scallops are drawn to illuminated fishing pots like moths to a flame, new research shows.

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University News

Deep ocean warming as climate changes

17th May 2022

Much of the “excess heat” stored in the subtropical North Atlantic is in the deep ocean (below 700m), new research suggests.

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Marine, University News

Sea turtle success stories along African east coast – but thousands still dying

13th May 2022

Conservation of sea turtles along much of Africa’s east coast has made good progress in recent decades – but tens of thousands of turtles still...

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Marine, University News

Peru ‘pinger’ trial deters dolphins but not whales

12th May 2022

A trial of underwater sound devices called pingers reduced the number of dolphins caught in fishing nets – but did not deter humpback whales.

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University News

Exeter students lead planetary health agenda in medical schools around the world

11th May 2022

Medical students at the University of Exeter are improving sustainability and planetary health in medical schools around the world, as part of a global movement.

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University News

Research ship delves into ocean history

11th May 2022

A research ship is taking seabed samples from the North Sea and North Atlantic to find out what the oceans were like before major changes...

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University News

Exeter researcher elected Fellow of Royal Society

10th May 2022

A leading University of Exeter climate scientist has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

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University News

Resilience of ecosystems can be measured from space

28th Apr 2022

A natural habitat’s ability to withstand and recover from damage can be empirically monitored from space – and the method may prove important during upcoming...

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University News

University of Exeter decarbonising supply chain

27th Apr 2022

The University of Exeter is decarbonising its supply chain as part of the drive for net zero by 2030.

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University News

Cut emissions ‘starting now’ – Global Carbon Project experts

27th Apr 2022

The Global Carbon Project has published its full analysis for 2021, reinforcing the need for rapid emissions cuts.

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Biodiversity, University News

UK wildlife watchers welcome ‘ecological refugees’

27th Apr 2022

Wildlife watchers generally welcome species that have arrived in the UK due to climate change, new research suggests.

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Biodiversity, University News

Protected areas don’t always boost biodiversity

25th Apr 2022

Protected areas such as national parks have a “mixed impact” on wildlife, according to the largest ever global study of their effects.

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