Pioneering survey into censorship of the climate crisis in global storytelling 16 March 2023 For the first time ever authors, journalists, film makers and scientists from across the world are being asked to share their experiences of pressure to remove or soften the exploration of the climate crisis in their work.
- Pioneering survey into censorship of the climate crisis in global storytelling 16 March 2023 For the first time ever authors, journalists, film makers and scientists from across the world are being asked to share their experiences of pressure to remove or soften the exploration of the climate crisis in their work.
- New research shows recovering tropical forests offset just one quarter of carbon emissions from new tropical deforestation and forest degradation 15 March 2023 A pioneering global study has found deforestation and forests lost or damaged due to human and environmental change, such as fire and logging, are fast outstripping current rates of forest regrowth.
- Extinction vulnerability during ancient biodiversity crises is unpredictable 15 March 2023 Evidence from past extinctions cannot be used as a definitive way of predicting future biodiversity loss, scientists have found by using AI.
- Cow dung possible sustainable material of the future, study finds 13 March 2023 Livestock dung could be used to create the next generation of cellulosic materials, according to a new report.
- Sea temperatures control the distributions of European marine fish 10 March 2023 An analysis extending from southern Portugal to northern Norway highlights the importance of temperature in determining where fish species are found.
- Specialists across Africa given plant-health training boost 10 March 2023 The University of Bristol’s CONNECTED Network has trained 21 plant scientists from 11 countries in ‘Vector and Virus Diagnostics’ in Nairobi, Kenya.
- Bristol welcomes UK Space Agency CEO to mark ‘Space West’ launch 8 March 2023 Dr Paul Bate, Chief Executive of UK Space Agency, visited the University to meet some of the academics at the heart of research into next-generation space technology.
- Pioneering analysis projects extreme rainfall in UK may be more common and erratic over next century as impact of climate change intensifies 7 March 2023 A new set of 100-year climate projections has been created to assess the likelihood of heavy rain downpours in the UK, which can cause flash flooding, over the coming years and decades.
- Pioneering study shows flood risks can still be considerably reduced if all global promises to cut carbon emissions are kept 7 March 2023 Annual damage caused by flooding in the UK could increase by more than a fifth over the next century due to climate change unless all international pledges to reduce carbon emissions are met, according to new research.
- New tool to value health of urban developments 3 March 2023 A new tool to value the health effects of urban development proposals has been revealed by researchers at the Universities of Bristol and Bath and published in Frontiers in Public Health.
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