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New research featured in Nature Climate Change

Researchers from the Environment Institute have published a new study in Nature. Collaborating with an international team, they have shown that the most biodiverse regions on Earth are among the most vulnerable to future climate change. 

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PUBLIC SEMINAR: Impact of our changing weather on wildfire behaviour and natural environments

For the Ecology & Evolution, Summer Series we’re exploring global problems and local solutions in ‘Adapting to extreme weather in our changing world’. Join us as we explore the impact of our changing weather on wildfire behaviour and our natural environments. Curious. Cutting-edge. Community. Date: Friday 21st February 2020 Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, …



Schools that reconnect children with Nature, increase wellbeing and academic performance

As urbanisation and digital access increases, children are growing up without the understanding and experience of what nature is. Engagement with nature has multiple reported physical, mental and social benefits, as well as improves conservation behaviour. Engagement with nature may therefore be an effective way to target the current decline in child wellbeing and academic …



PUBLIC SEMINAR: Students introductory PhD seminars on marine environments

Curious. Cutting-edge. Community. For our Series One, we’re exploring global problems and local solutions. Join us as we explore the impact of our behaviour on marine environments. Two of our PhD students will present their cutting-edge research, backed by some of our world-leading experts in marine biology. Date: Friday 14th February 2020 Time: 3:00 pm …