- 3 Oct 19 - Climate breakdown is actually increasing the economic value of polar seas – beware the business opportunists
- 13 Sep 19 - Why is Earth so biologically diverse? Mountains hold the answer
- 27 Aug 19 - Amazon rainforest fires: top ten questions answered
- 19 Aug 19 - Laure Rurangwa wins ATBC's 2019 Alwyn Gentry Award for Best Poster Presentation
- more Biodiversity news…
- 06 Oct 19 - Podcast of a new season of Futuremakers released
- 01 Aug 19 - Laure Zanna receives the Nicholas P. Fofonoff Award of the American Meteorological Society
- 12 Jul 19 - Congratulations to Gideon Henderson on his appointment as the new Defra Chief Scientific Adviser
- 03 Jul 19 - ‘Pride in STEM’ charity featured in Nature
- more Climate news…
- 11 Apr 19 - Four leading edge demonstrators to jumpstart energy revolution
- 11 Apr 19 - Project Leo (Local Energy Oxfordshire)
- 11 Apr 19 - Energy SuperHub Oxford
- 08 Apr 19 - St Antony’s International Review – Call for Abstracts: Climate Change and the Anthropocene
- more Energy news…
- 5 Sep 19 - Vegetarian and pescetarian diets linked to lower risk of coronary heart disease, but vegetarians may have higher risk of stroke than meat eaters
- 4 Sep 19 - LEAP are hiring: Senior Research Associate in Hydrology and Agriculture
- 15 Aug 19 - LEAP are recruiting: Post-doctoral researcher in Livestock systems
- 12 Aug 19 - Food security in focus in the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land
- more Food news…
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- Every Cloud has a Silver Lining: saving a forest for the benefit of clouded leopards and humans
Based on research at the University of Oxford, two short films were created to inform the wider public of the importance of Malaysia’s Ulu Muda forest as a water catchment reserve and as home to many forest species including the threatened clouded leopard.
- Understanding how fiction-reading can influence eating disorders
An Oxford academic has begun a long-overdue investigation into the psychological effects of fiction on readers – especially those suffering from eating disorders.
- Putting 'no deforestation' into practice in the palm oil industry
Knowledge exchange work at the University of Oxford has led to the successful uptake of science in the development of new industry standards for oil palm plantations. This is helping to protect rainforests, maintain biodiversity and make palm oil production more sustainable.
- Increasing crop yields for global food security
Pioneering research between the University of Oxford and Rothamsted Research has led to the development of a new compound that could transform crop yields of all kinds.