Academics contribute to policy advice on nature and coastlines
Researchers from the University of Plymouth have contributed to international policy briefings showing how Malaysia’s coastal infrastructure can not only protect humans and property but also make space for nature
Academic contributes to first global classification of Earth’s ecosystems
Dr Louise Firth, Lecturer in Marine Ecology in the University of Plymouth’s School of Biological and Marine Sciences, is among the authors of the Global Typology of Ecosystems, published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature
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Making space for nature in human-dominated marine environments.
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Scientists warn against ‘greenwashing’ of global coastal developments
Led by researchers from the University of Plymouth, a new study says the world’s waterfront cities should not be deluged with apparently green developments because they still carry the potential to cause damage to the marine and coastal environment
BIOBLOCKs show how coastal designs could benefit marine life
The University of Plymouth is working with the National Marine Aquarium, ARC Marine and Plymouth City Council to raise awareness of the potential benefits of artificial reefs in the marine environment
Marine Eco-engineering Research Unit projects
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