Piece about Dr Phil Williamson’s (ENV) article, published in Nature , on the importance of scientists challenging and correcting online misinformation. Climate deniers face scientific pushback Big News Network | 11/12/2016
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Global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels did not grow in 2015 and are projected to rise only slightly in 2016, marking three years of almost no growth, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Global Carbon Project. Read this full article at: http://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/low-growth-in-global-carbon-emissions-continues-for-third-successive-year
Increasingly frequent extreme weather events could threaten butterfly populations in the UK and could be the cause of recently reported butterfly population crashes, according to research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Read this full article at: https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/extreme-weather-effects-may-explain-recent-butterfly-decline
Some fish species are adapting to survive environmental changes without significant genetic evolution, according to research from the University of East Anglia and Dalhousie University, Canada. Read this full article at: http://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/species-speed-up-adaptation-to-beat-effects-of-warmer-oceans
A study into freshwater lake management along the Amazon’s most meandering river has demonstrated astounding benefits to local livelihoods in replenishing vitally important fish stocks — a source of much-needed food and income. Read this full article at: https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/amazon-fishery-management-provides-rare-win-win-conservation-solution
The UK has become the newest member of an international consortium supporting science on greenhouse gases, through a long-term research infrastructure. Read this full article at: https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/uea-scientists-strengthen-uk-commitment-to-greenhouse-gases-science
Nutrient enrichment from river discharge in the Great Barrier Reef and consequent effects: Loss of resilience for the future against a changing climate Presented by Jon Brodie (TropWater, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia) On Wednesday, 14th September 2016, Clayton Room, 1 - 2 pm The degree of increased discharge of nitrogen and phosphorus from Great Barrier Reef (GBR) rivers, associated with agricultural development of the catchments in the last 200 years,...
Climate change could cause new hay fever misery for millions of people across Europe – according to a new report from the University of East Anglia in collaboration with several European institutes. Read this full article at: https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/hay-fever-from-ragweed-pollen-could-double-due-to-climate-change
Widely hailed as a renewable natural resource, tropical timber from old-growth tropical forests is selectively logged worldwide at an unprecedented scale. Read this article at: https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/tropical-forests-overexploited-by-unsustainable-logging
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