Energy & Environment

Advancing research on energy solutions, environmental science, and biodiversity.

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Laser mapping forests

Using the latest laser technology to map how forests respond to land use pressure and climate change.

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Valuing conservation

Why consider ecological value in  assessments of land suitability for development?

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Will the Gulf Stream shut down?

Insights into mapping interactions between ocean chemistry and ocean circulation.

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Certifiably sustainable?

From forests to fair labour - can social movements and market forces combine for a more sustainable future?

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Energy in the future

Should we change the way we generate energy or use less of it, and how can we get the balance right?

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How much carbon can oceans absorb?

Our scientists have been investigating potential impacts of storing carbon in the deep ocean.

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The frontiers of vehicle efficiency

Our engineers are hoping to push the frontiers of vehicle efficiency with their prototype car.

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Can we increase crop yields?

Latest advances in plant science are enabling the growth of enhanced root structures and other possibilities for crop yield increases.

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How to feed a city

New publication provides local insights to reconnect with food and the environment.

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The legacy of the lost giants

New research shows the loss of prehistoric megafauna cut off major 'nutrient arteries'. What can this tell us about the long-term impact of the slaughter of forest elephants today?

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