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plastic crisis

The plastic crisis: What’s the big deal with microplastics?

Pamela J. Lein, PhD, Professor at the University of California, Davis, sheds light on the plastic crisis and explains what the big deal is with microplastics.
decisions affect fish

How EU decisions affect fish, the ocean and life on earth

Rebecca Hubbard, Programme Director of the Our Fish campaign, reveals precisely how EU decisions affect fish, the ocean and life on earth.
climate solutions, blockchain technology

Harnessing blockchain technology to develop climate solutions

Laszlo Giricz, Founder and CEO of Poseidon, provides an insightful account into the launch of his climate focussed blockchain company, detailing his passion for sustainable technology.
conservation success stories, ecosystem

Six conservation success stories of 2019

When nature is eroding and ecosystems are coming under increasing stress, it can seem like the only reaction is despair: However, there are also inspiring conservation success stories from 2019.
University of Guelph

School of Environmental Sciences – University of Guelph

The School of Environmental Sciences focuses on the integration of the life and physical sciences to address important environmental problems we face today.
ecology and evolutionary biology

A time of unprecedented opportunity for ecology and evolutionary biology

Stephanie E. Hampton, Division Director and George W. Gilchrist, Acting Deputy Division Director, at the National Science Foundation’s Division of Environmental Biology, convey that now is a time of unprecedented opportunity for ecology and evolutionary biology.
important ecosystems

Conserving and sustainably managing the world’s important ecosystems

The Office of Conservation & Water coordinates the development of U.S. foreign policy on conserving and sustainably managing the world’s important ecosystems, as we find out here.
Ecosystem Science and Management

The Grazing Ecology & Management Project

Richard Teague discusses the goals and methods of the Grazing Ecology & Management Project, which determines best practices for rangeland management.
aliens in the baltic, biofouling

Biofouling: Aliens in the Baltic Sea

Dominik Littfass, HELCOM Communication Secretary explains the biofouling – the attachment of living organisms to the hull of ships – one of the main vectors of invasions of aquatic ecosystems from alien or non-indigenous species.
innovation ecosystems

Developing research in maritime regions through innovation ecosystems

Here, the EMBRC-ERIC (European Marine Biological Resource Centre) explores the need to develop research activities by focusing on innovation ecosystems.
innovation ecosystems

Building innovation ecosystems to support the energy transition

Dr Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council shares his thoughts on building innovation ecosystems to support the energy transition.
marine ecosystems and resources

Conserving coastal and marine ecosystems and resources

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have a mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans and coasts, as this article reveals, with a special focus on their work to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.
burning trees

The UK must cut emissions, not forests

Sasha Stashwick, a senior advocate at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), has spent years lobbying the government to reduce its reliance on burning trees for energy, here she highlights the steps we must take to avoid further ecological and environmental damage.

The changing Arctic ice caps

Professor Martin Sharp, University of Alberta, explores the processes, rates and impacts of the changing Arctic ice caps due to global warming.
aquaculture management

Norway’s approach to fisheries and aquaculture management

Norway’s approach to fisheries and aquaculture management is placed under the spotlight in this article, with a focus on the thoughts of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries Director General, Vidar Landmark concerning this area of policy
social care ecosystem

How will implementing technology help improve the social care ecosystem?

According to Age UK, 97% of the UK population would like to receive care in their own home. With this in mind, Helen Dempster explains why the implementation of effective and intelligent technology across the entire social ecosystem will be key to enabling more people to stay in their homes for longer with a better quality of care
HS2

Local communites between Crewe and Birmingham to benefit from £8 million HS2 funding

Nusrat Ghani announced that £8 million of government funding will create new woodlands and deliver safer roads on the route of Britain’s new railway system.
biological diversity

Recognising the important role of biodiversity

Pamela S. Soltis, Director, University of Florida Biodiversity Institute, reveals the key work being done in the U.S. to respond to the ‘biodiversity crisis’
Protecting the Antarctic Ocean

Protecting the Antarctic Ocean

Oceans campaigner at Greenpeace UK, Louisa Casson, explores the importance of protecting the Antarctic Ocean
eco-friendly

The rise of Britain’s sustainable homes: Building eco-friendly on a budget

The drive to cut carbon emissions means sustainable homes are growing in popularity. Johnathan Bulmer, managing director of shipping container experts Cleveland Containers, discusses this rising trend and how to build an eco-friendly property on a budget

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