There are 37 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Sustainability".
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- 1. Securing the UK's natural carbon storage
The UK's spectacular scenery attracts millions of visitors from around the world. Iconic heath, peatland and sea lochs don't just look beautiful though. They are shaped by the changing climate.
- 2. Building an offshore wind farm
Mapping the seabed off the northeast coast of the UK to help find the best site for future offshore wind energy developments.
- 3. Skin of the Earth
Exploding populations are challenging the world to keep more people fed using less - and less good quality - land.
- 4. Seals and our shores
Our relationship with seals has changed significantly over the years but now, more than ever, the focus is on ensuring that our survival does not threaten theirs.
- 5. 30 years of healing the ozone layer
This week marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The signing of the Montreal Protocol was a landmark political event. The treaty is the first in the history of the United Nations to achieve universal ratification. Environmental science made it happen.
- 6. Do neonicotinoids have a sting in their tail?
Today, the NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has published the results from its large-scale neonicotinoid field study.
- 7. On the road to resilience in Ethiopia
It's time to rethink roads. In the vital fields of flood prevention and water supply, they offer incredible potential to enhance and enrich the lives of some of the world's poorest people.
- 8. NERC and M&S - The science of sustainable retail
Dr Claire Quinn's job is to help ensure UK food and clothing retailer Marks & Spencer gets access to the scientific knowledge it needs. Tom Marshall finds out how her knowledge exchange Fellowship has been an enlightening experience on both sides.
- 9. Renewed interest
The UK's rich marine renewable energy resources are driving an exciting area of innovation. Paul Bell explains how understanding the potential environment consequences will be critical to the success of the industry.
- 10. Podcast: How an urban meadow is boosting biodiversity
This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Helen Hoyle of the University of Sheffield and Jim Harris from Cranfield University describe what a strip of land in Luton, southeast England, is doing for urban biodiversity.
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