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environmental science Tag Archive

Scientists urge for a biodiversity ‘safety net’

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Newcastle professor Phillip McGowan on board to assess new UN Biodiversity goals....

Rope bridge to reconnect trees for critically endangered gibbons

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Elizabeth Meade reports on a rope bridge installed in Hong Kong's New Territories to counter the effects of deforestation on endangered Hainan gibbons...

Is planting a tree really helpful?

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Elizabeth Meade debates whether planting a tree is really the best thing for the environment....

New study to investigate traffic’s impact on hedgehogs

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Elizabeth Meade on a study from NTU on the impact of traffic on hedgehogs...

S-pacific ecology projects gain lecturer charity patron status

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The environmental conservation educational charity Another Way has recently appointed Dr Alan Jamieson of Newcastle University as its first patron. Dr Jamieson, of the School of...

Beluga whale spy: Licence to krill?

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It’s something that you might read about in a sci-fi book. It’s safe to say a mysterious harnessed beluga whale isn’t something you’d expect to see every day. But, for a...

The ideal plant

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The Salk Institute in the US has been working on an intriguingly clever idea to combat global warming: modified plants that absorb excess CO2 from the atmosphere...

Bionic mushroom makes electricity

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Photosynthetic bacteria growing on mushrooms? Photosynthetic bacteria growing on mushrooms! ...

WWF’s Living Planet Report: Diversity is dying

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Humanity's destructive effect on the environment is no secret. But just how destructive are we? ...