Latest Geography and Environmental Studies-related research news
See the latest Geography and Environmental Studies-related research news.
Financial crises reduce deforestation rates, finds new global research
For the first time it has been demonstrated that financial crises reduce deforestation rates – according to new Sussex research
Sussex Energy Group panel question COP26’s focus on unproven technologies & discuss hopes for local action
In the closing SEG@COP26 panel discussion, Sussex Energy Group researchers discussed their reactions to the outcomes from the COP.
University of Sussex Business School looks into the future to help forge a more sustainable world
Researchers join policymakers, funders and IGOs to explore Futures Literacy: using the future to deliver societal and environmental change.
New Co-Director for the Sussex Energy Group
Dr Mari Martiskainen announced as new Co-Director of Sussex Energy Group
SSRP researchers define UN actions to bend the curve on biodiversity loss
A new paper identifies eight actions for sustainable food production and consumption to bend the curve on biodiversity loss.
Policy should support diverse land management that delivers for both people and nature, urge SSRP researchers
University of Sussex experts have urged policy makers to support diverse land use management to meet the diverse needs and values of people and...
Majority of groundwater stores resilient to climate change
A new study suggests fewer resources are depleting than previously estimated, but authors urge caution in unsustainable extraction levels.
Address major holes in ozone hole treaty to avert stronger climate change and serious health risks, experts warn
A new paper, co-authored by a Sussex scientist, has revealed major holes in an international treaty designed to help repair the ozone layer.
One quarter of native mammals now at risk of extinction in Britain
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
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.
Ending the daily work commute may not cut energy usage as much as one might hope
A mass move to working-from-home accelerated by the Coronavirus pandemic might not be as beneficial to the planet as many hope
Road traffic noise causes bat activity to decrease by two thirds, as bats find it 'irritating'
A study reveals the impact of traffic noise on bat activity, suggesting that negative effects could be felt considerable distances from the source.
Pablo Escobar's hippos might have helped to restore local ecological diversity
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
Experts have stressed an urgent need to find alternatives to wormers and anti-ectoparasitic products used widely on cattle, following new research.
A decade of sluggish action has left nations needing to slash emissions at twice the pace originally estimated
Experts reveal a vast gap between current global emissions and where they should be heading to meet the goals set out in the Paris Climate Agreement.
Gone with the wind - extreme weather poses threat to honey bees as wind reduces efficiency of foraging
High wind speeds can significantly reduce the efficiency of a honey bee’s search for food, according to a new research paper published this week.
University of Sussex retains award for excellence in researchers’ career development
HR In Excellence in Research Award goes to University of Sussex for sixth consecutive year for excellence in supporting researchers develop careers.
Small change for climate change: Why research funding to save the world needs to be drastically stepped up
Between 1990 and 2018, less than 4.59% of the global funding totalling more than $1.3 trillion was spent on climate-related research.
Sustainable supply of minerals and metals key to a low-carbon energy future
The low-carbon revolution could be at risk without new international agreements to ensure a sustainable supply of rare minerals and metals.