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
Soil Culture: Dig It comes to Plymouth University
Plymouth University news: Soil Culture: Dig It comes to Plymouth University.
Exhibition and lecture show stark effects of soil erosion
The complex connections between communities and their environment are to be revealed in a stunning photographic exhibition, showing images captured as part of a research project led by the University of Plymouth
Could fabricated soils be the key to global food security?
Experts from the University of Plymouth are working with the world-famous Eden Project to explore how recycled and waste material could be transformed and then reused in agriculture and other sectors
Graduate wins national award for soil erosion research
Jessica Kitch, who graduated with a First from the BSc (Hons) Geography course, has been awarded the 2019 Marjorie Sweeting Dissertation Prize from the British Society for Geomorphology.
Research assesses impact of soil erosion on land and communities in East Africa
Plymouth University news: The impact of soil erosion on both the environmental and social wellbeing of communities in East Africa is to be explored in new research led by the University of Plymouth
Interdisciplinary approach the only way to address devastating effects of soil erosion
A study led by the University of Plymouth has shown traditional pastoralist communities – such as the Maasai in East Africa – are abundantly aware climate change and intensive grazing are having a marked effect on the resources they rely on for survival
Research explores soil erosion’s impact on food, water and energy security
Scientists at the University of Plymouth and the University of Valdivia in Chile are leading an international project which aims to evaluate and address soil erosion and siltation challenges in Latin America.
Bite-size paper: Artificial soils – a solution or potential polluter?
Find out about the artificial soils project taking place at the University of Plymouth
The IMIXSED project: a sediment management tool to combat threats to global food and water security, combining isotopic sediment tracer technology in the EU with ecological source apportionment models developed by North American scientists.