New woodlands can help reduce flooding risk within 15 years
A new study by the University of Plymouth has shown that within just 15 years of being planted, native broadleaf trees can have a marked impact on soil’s response during extreme weather events
Research tells Government what farmers want from new peatland strategy
Dr John Martin and PhD student Adam Guy, from the University of Plymouth, were involved in a major new report which suggests farmers and land managers need greater control of a forthcoming peatland restoration scheme in order for it to succeed
Research suggests ponies could play critical role in Dartmoor's future health
A research project – coordinated by the Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust with researchers at the University of Plymouth - suggests ponies make a positive contribution to conservation management on Dartmoor
Under the microscope: Dartmoor
University of Plymouth's alumni magazine, Invenite. Under the microscope: Dartmoor. The magnificent moor on our doorstep has been the subject of significant research from University academics across the sciences and arts.
pH balancing trial could create healthier river for Dartmoor fish
The University of Plymouth is working with the Westcountry Rivers Trust to trial a new approach to balancing the pH of the upper river Dart.
Five best bike rides in Plymouth
University of Plymouth Student Life Magazine issue 6: University of Plymouth's Cycling Club students list the best places to go for a bike ride in Plymouth, including Dartmoor National Park, Cann Woods, the Hoe, Drake’s Trail and Plymbridge Woods.
Peatlands of Dartmoor could be crucial in fight against climate change
Research by the University suggests the peatlands of Dartmoor could be an underestimated resource in the fight against climate change as their ability to store carbon has not diminished in almost 150 years
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