Latest news: The roof of the ESI is currently playing host to a unique device designed to help researchers learn more about the specific factors affecting bird migration....Read full story
Latest news: New research recommends a fresh approach to the difficult tradeoffs that environmental managers face when choosing between environmental sustainability and profitability.
The findings could help to protect marginalised people and improve conservation success....Read full story
Latest news: Exeter researchers are part of the biodiversity research team of a new EUR 17 million EU Horizon 2020 funded project that will test a new wave energy converter at Wave Hub, the wave power test centre located off the north coast of Cornwall....Read full story
Latest news: A new environment and sustainability website supported by the Environment and Sustainability Institute has gone live, with an online discussion on environmental monitoring taking place over the next two weeks to mark the exciting launch....Read full story
Latest news: Marine ecosystems can be changed by night-time artificial lighting according to new research published in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters. The results indicate that light pollution from coastal communities, shipping and offshore infrastructure could be changing the composition of marine invertebrate communities....Read full story
Latest news: British stoats suffered a dramatic loss in genetic diversity in the 20th Century but extinct British genes were preserved in the stoat population of New Zealand, a new study has found....Read full story
Latest news: The University of Exeter and the Marine Conservation Society are joining forces in an exciting new satellite tracking project to tag and follow basking sharks in Cornish waters, and are asking sea users, beach goers and coastal walkers to help spot and report these gentle giants when they arrive in our waters this Spring....Read full story
Latest news: Dr Amber Griffiths has been interviewed for a BBC Radio 4 programme on the subject of 3D bio-printing....Read full story
The University of Exeter's Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) is a £30 million interdisciplinary centre leading cutting-edge research into solutions to problems of environmental change; in so doing we are enhancing people's lives by improving their relationships with the environment. We are based on the University's Penryn Campus, near Falmouth.