Earth, geography and environment degree courses, education and research

“The general mission of Nurdle is to create a genuine difference to our oceans, coastlines and associated wildlife.”

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science graduate co-founded a business (Nurdle) to clean South-West beaches of marine debris, specifically 'nurdles' with funding from the University's BETA Enterprise Programme

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“The overlapping diversity of disciplines here at Plymouth makes it a great place to study geology, and our fantastic geological backyard is ideal for an outstanding range of fieldwork experiences.”

Professor Iain Stewart MBE
Chair in Geoscience Communication
Director of the Sustainable Earth Institute

<p>Port Isaac, Cornwall</p>
Port Isaac, Cornwall
<p>Haytor, Dartmoor National Park</p>
Haytor, Dartmoor National Park
<p>Pedn Vounder and Porthcurno Beach, South Cornwall</p>
Pedn Vounder and Porthcurno Beach, South Cornwall