From plastic pollution to green infrastucture, we're dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and developing techniques to improve the future of our planet.

In the Sustainability and the Environment theme blog, our experts cover topics including fast fashion, marine conservation and the latest research in the fight against climate change.

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From plastic pollution to green infrastucture, we're dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and developing techniques to improve the future of our planet.

In the Sustainability and the Environment theme blog, our experts cover topics including fast fashion, marine conservation and the latest research in the fight against climate change.

7 posts found

Professor Alex Ford and his team's discovery of ‘zombie’ parasites in UK waters

19 November 2020 3 min read

Professor Alex Ford was studying the behaviour of animals in polluted waters when he noticed some strange behaviour and even unexpected changes in their sex. Read more.

Two jars containing sea creatures in murky water, life solved logo in corner

Thames Humpback whale killed by ship – the casualty of a global problem The threat of ship strike is truly a global issue, also affecting seals, dolphins, sharks and turtles in coastal and offshore areas around the world.

15 October 2019 5 min read

We need to manage our marine spaces to minimise mortality, so that the death of the Thames humpback remains an oddity rather than the norm, explains Dr Sarah Marley and James Robbins for The Conversation.

Whale in the sea

Novel methods of measuring biodiversity reveals surprises

04 October 2013 5 min read

Species richness has dominated the scientific view of global biodiversity patterns. Novel methods reveals surprises.

Shoal of fish in the sea

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