Topic Climate Change

Last updated: 31 January 2023

A Level Geohazards Student Conference

<p>Volcano erupting at night spewing orange lava<br></p>

22 March 2023 11:30

What's on at the University of Plymouth: A Level Geohazards Student Conference. Inspiring students to go further in their studies. University of Plymouth, 22 March 2023.

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Last updated: 24 January 2023

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science with Foundation Year

<p>Amazing cable bridge over the tropical rainforest island landscape in Langkawi, Malaysia. Image courtesy of Getty Images.<br></p>

Build your skills and knowledge on this new four-year course (incorporating a foundation year).

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Last updated: 12 January 2023

Scientists repeat century-old study to reveal evolutionary rescue in the wild

<p>Katharine Clayton examines a sample of Procerodes littoralis  found in Wembury Bay, Plymouth (Credit University of Plymouth)<br></p>

Research by the University of Plymouth has showed that species may be able to evolve and adapt to rapid climate change.

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Last updated: 11 January 2023

What are invasive species? Are they always bad for our ecosystems?

<p>Close-up view of a common lionfish (Pterois miles) courtesy of Shutterstock,&nbsp;Copyright: Henner Damke<br></p>

What are invasive species? Are they always bad for our ecosystems? Discover how the University is researching the possible benefits and not just the negative aspects that invasive species can bring to ecosystems

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Last updated: 11 January 2023

What is ocean acidification? Find out how research at Plymouth is tackling this global carbon dioxide problem

<p>Ocean acidification</p>

What is ocean acidification? Find out how research at Plymouth is tackling this global carbon dioxide problem. Explore the science behind falling ocean pH and the impact this has on marine ecosystem balance.

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Last updated: 10 January 2023

Health and Decarbonisation

<p>Patient putting Pepper through his paces</p>

Health related activities account for almost 5% of net global carbon emissions, healthcare systems, like the NHS, can also play a key role in decarbonisation.

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Last updated: 10 January 2023

Environment, Ecosystem and Decarbonisation

<p>Microplastics on the beach</p>

Research by the University of Plymouth and its partners is tackling fundamental challenges that will enable humanity to achieve greater socio-ecological resilience and environmental restoration, using a whole system approach.

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Last updated: 10 January 2023

Blue carbon, climate change and ocean acidification

<p>Climate change</p>

University of Plymouth's Marine Conservation Research Group : Climate change and ocean acidification

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Last updated: 5 December 2022

Future ocean conditions could cause significant changes in marine mussels

<p>Marine mussels are commonly used to monitor water quality in coastal areas (Credit University of Plymouth)<br></p>

Scientists from the University of Plymouth have showed that increased temperature and acidification of our oceans could cause significant physical changes in an economically important marine species

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Last updated: 1 December 2022

Growing up on the coast: an exploration of educational and health trajectories on the periphery

<p>Port Isaac, Cornwall</p>

15 December 2021 10:30

What's on at the University of Plymouth: Growing up on the coast: an exploration of educational and health trajectories on the periphery. Addressing the Challenges Facing UK Coastal Communities webinar. 15 December 2021.

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