- 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…
- 17 Dec 19 - Fellowships in Environmental Change and Sustainability advertised
- 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
- more Climate news…
- 15 Jan 20 - Absolute Zero
- 21 Jan 20 - Can Climate Be Reclaimed: Carbon Storage
- 20 Dec 19 - Let there be (more than) light: productive energy uses
- 20 Dec 19 - The work of clean, affordable, and secure energy solutions research at OXGATE
- more Energy news…
- 28 Oct 19 - Assessing health and environmental impacts of foods
- 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
- more Food news…
- 17 Jan 20 - COP25: Flickers of Hope Amongst Disappointment
- 16 Jan 20 - New Oxford book on global challenges in water
- 16 Jan 20 - 2020 Green Templeton Lectures theme is the Future of the Commons
- 13 Jan 20 - Alice in Typhoidland: Take a journey through the story of typhoid, from Victorian sewer systems to cutting-edge scientific research
- more Water 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.