Environment and Energy research


Podcast: Chris Sandom on his research into rewilding and paleo-ecology

Recorded in March 2019

We speak to Dr Chris Sandom, a specialist in rewilding and paleo-ecology, who has fed into Government reviews on Rewilding and Ecosystem services and provided evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee, in our latest episode of Impacted.


Shining a light on the impact of pesticides on bees

Professor Dave Goulson’s research into the impact of pesticides on bumblebees has been widely cited in the media, and has led governments to take action to better protect insects.

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The bigger biodiversity picture

Professor Jorn Scharlemann is using small-scale data to see bigger patterns in biodiversity.

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Professor Dave Goulson, Biologist and co-director of The Buzz Club, talks about how his work is raising the awareness of declining bee populations and the ways to save them.

Dr Mari Martiskainen, Sussex Energy Group research fellow, says tens of thousands die in England every winter because they cannot afford to heat their homes.

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Feature

Save one species and countless others benefit

Mika Peck is helping to rescue the brown-headed spider monkey from extinction.

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News

One quarter of native mammals now at risk of extinction in Britain

30 July 2020

Led by a Sussex professor, the first official Red List for British Mammals highlights species most at risk of national extinction in the near future.


New report calls for ambitious pesticide reduction target

8 July 2020

A University of Sussex Professor leads a report for The Wildlife Trusts to show how people across society can take action to bring back insects.


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