Unravelling the amphibian and reptile habitats of Costa Rica
Unravelling the amphibian and reptile habitats of Costa Rica. Alex Edwards, in the third year of his BSc (Hons) Conservation Biology degree at the University of Plymouth, spent five months in the rainforests for his dissertation research.
Marine and Coastal Policy Research Unit
University of Plymouth research: Marine and Coastal Policy Research Unit (MarCoPol). MarCoPol brings together academics from the fields of policy, sociology, economics, law, business and ecology, making it a truly interdisciplinary research centre
Fisheries and Conservation Partnerships
University of Plymouth Marine Conservation Research Group: Fisheries and Conservation Partnerships
Does seedling defence vary over large geographical scales?
Researchers from the University of Plymouth’s School of Biological and Marine Sciences will study the feeding behaviour of snails in a new project funded by the Leverhulme Trust
Important submarine canyons ecosystems are at risk
Plymouth University news: A recent review, co-authored by scientists at Plymouth, pulling together studies of submarine canyons has identified that they are at risk from human activities, and require better protection.
Ecology and conservation research
Plymouth University research: ecology and conservation research within MBERC
Scientists discover freshwater diversity hotspot in arid region of South Africa
Plymouth University news: Scientists from Plymouth University have discovered a hotspot of freshwater diversity in an arid part of South Africa, including many new species
Lecture encourages people to learn more about rewilding
Plymouth University news: Two leading proponents of the use of rewilding as a means to enhance conservation and ecosystem restoration are coming to Plymouth University
Science, Conservation and Industry gather for annual Plymouth University Marine Institute Lecture
Plymouth University news: The annual Marine Institute Lecture will bring together experts from science, conservation and the fishing industry to consider the state of the world's seas and how to take a sustainable approach to fishing them.
More information on conservation biology
Find out further details about what the BSc (Hons) Conservation Biology degree course at Plymouth University involves.