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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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

Pablo Escobar's hippos might have helped to restore local ecological diversity

25 March 2020

Hippos brought into Colombia by Pablo Escobar could have helped to restore ecological diversity in the surrounding area, according to a new study.


Common treatments used on cattle have devastating impacts on wildlife, new study reveals

18 March 2020

Experts have stressed an urgent need to find alternatives to wormers and anti-ectoparasitic products used widely on cattle, following new research.


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