Press office news tagged 'climate-change'
Restoring nature to enable communities and coastlines to counter the threat of climate change
University of Plymouth news: Researchers from the University are contributing to the £7million Stronger Shores project which aims to make coastlines and communities stronger in the face of flooding, erosion and the impacts of climate change
Exhibition aims to celebrate the connection between lives and landscapes
University of Plymouth news: A new exhibition showcases the work of Dr Heidi Morstang, Associate Professor in Photography and an award-winning photographer and filmmaker.
Behaviour change is essential to address the climate emergency
Professor of Sociology Alison Anderson contributes to a House of Lords report highlighting some of the steps needed to help meet climate change and net-zero targets
Study links cold water shock to catastrophic coral collapse in the Eastern Pacific
University of Plymouth news: An international team of scientists has used 25 years of reef survey and sea surface temperature data to dermine that cold water shock has led to catastrophic coral collapse in the Eastern Pacific.
It's not just vehicles and factories - what we eat can pollute the environment
University of Plymouth news - It's not just vehicles and factories - what we eat can pollute the environment
South West innovators collaborate to develop enhanced solutions for seagrass monitoring
The University of Plymouth is working with HydroSurv and Valeport on a new technique to monitor temporal changes in seagrass coverage in our rivers and ocean
Sand dunes experience significant erosion due to sea-level rise and extreme storms
University of Plymouth news: Researchers believe the sand dunes covered in a new study could retreat anywhere between 20 and 75 metres between now and 2100.
Study offers new predictions of future temperature and rainfall across Asia
University of Plymouth news - Study offers new predictions of future temperature and rainfall across Asia
Taking action now can secure our future
Professor Camille Parmesan, from the University of Plymouth’s School of Biological and Marine Sciences, is a Coordinating Lead Author on a new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Study shows how temperate rainforests can aid the fight against climate change
Environmental scientists and ecologists at the University of Plymouth showed that browsing behaviour by livestock is a major determinant of the expansion and connection of fragmented UK upland oak woodlands – so-called ‘temperate rainforests
Volcanic eruptions drove severe mass extinction, say scientists
New research involving the University of Plymouth examined the effects of volcanism on ocean chemistry during a period of extreme environmental change around 450 million years ago.
Slow progress on buffer zones designed to restrict coastal development
A new study by the University of Plymouth shows that since the concept of Coastal Change Management Areas (CCMAs) was introduced by the UK government in 2012, only 15% of coastal planning authorities in England have designated one