Topic Climate Change

Published: 17 April 2024

Seychelles beach cleans demonstrate potential for citizen science to tackle marine litter

Nathalia Lawen carrying two goni bags of litter collected from Grand Police beach on Mahe island (Credit: Italian boy Seychelles Photography/Parley for the Oceans)

New research by the University details how volunteers collected almost 9,000kg of waste during beach cleans on the islands between 2019 and 2023

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Last updated: 16 April 2024

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science with Foundation Year

Amazing cable bridge over the tropical rainforest island landscape in Langkawi, Malaysia. Image courtesy of Getty Images.

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

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Published: 10 April 2024

Workshop explores ways to reduce energy demand and improve wellbeing in the Global South

City life - main bazaar, New Delhi, India

Dr Souran Chatterjee organised and coordinated a three-day event attended by Indian and Dutch policymakers, academics, and professionals in India

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Published: 28 February 2024

Scientists provide first detailed estimates of how much sediment is supplied to coral islands from the reef system

The island of Dhigelabadhoo in the Maldives is the main field site of the ARISE programme (Credit: University of Plymouth)

New research builds on studies suggesting the islands – found mostly in the Pacific and Indian Oceans – could survive predicted rises in sea levels

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Last updated: 26 February 2024

7 questions with Alice Mosley

Alice Mosley, Plymouth Pioneer

Get to know our BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare student who is influencing change for a greener world for both humans and animals

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Last updated: 21 February 2024

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

Close-up view of a common lionfish (Pterois miles) courtesy of Shutterstock, Copyright: Henner Damke

Discover how the University is researching the possible benefits – and not just the negative impact – non-indigenous species can bring to new environments

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Published: 20 February 2024

University showcases ideas and expertise at South West Innovation Expo

South West Innovation Expo

Up to 600 people - including researchers, businesses and funding bodies - are expected to attend the annual event

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Last updated: 8 February 2024

MSc Data Science and Environmental Intelligence

Environmental technology concept. Sustainable development goals. SDGs.

MSc Data Science and Environmental Intelligence at Plymouth combines data science with cutting-edge skills in environmental and marine technology to provide an innovative curriculum and an outstanding foundation for your future career.

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Published: 7 February 2024

Marine scientists join forces on Ocean Warrior’s Resolute Expeditions

Ocean Warrior will undertake long endurance polar ocean missions using its expedition tall ship, sailing vessel, Linden (Credit: Ocean Warrior)

The University is working with organisations across Plymouth to demonstrate the importance and feasibility of net zero marine science

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Last updated: 22 January 2024

netCTF: network for monitoring Canopy Temperature of Forests

Temperature data being measured in the Atlantic Forest near Sao Paulo, Brazil (Credit: Sophie Fauset)

Building a leaf temperature dataset to improve the accuracy of climate modelling

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