For thirty years, developing nations have fought to establish an international fund to pay for the “loss and damage” they suffer as a result of climate change. As the COP27 climate summit in Egypt wrapped, they finally succeeded. However,  critics have lamented the overall outcome of COP27, saying it falls well short of a sufficient response […]

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From densely developed cities and geometric agricultural plots to the ubiquitous roadways, pipelines and power grids, an aerial view of the earth reveals our impact on our landscapes. In less populated areas, unprecedented glacial melt and deep craters caused by the thawing of frozen soil and rock called permafrost megaslumps give stark reminders of the […]

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A special collection of scientific papers featured in the Journal Deep Sea Research Part II, has been dedicated to the South Sandwich Islands. Scientists from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) collaborated on several of the papers with researchers from around the world to shed light on and provide new insights into this unique environment.   […]

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A new peer-reviewed research paper in the Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science journal has found that Feature-based MPAs in the UK may not be not fulfilling their potential to recover biodiversity. The paper, authored by researchers from the University of Plymouth and the Government of Jersey, found that removal of bottom-towed fishing from whole-site Marine […]

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