Latest news: Professor Kevin J Gaston, Director of the Environment and Sustainability Institute, was among a group of international biodiversity and Antarctic experts asked to contribute to a three-day meeting in Monaco on the future for, and biodiversity of, the Antarctic and the Southern Ocean....Read full story
Latest news: The ESI will be hosting the National Centre for Statistical Ecology (NCSE)’s Summer Workshop 2015, from June 29 to July 1....Read full story
Latest news: We’re delighted to announce that Professor William Cronon will visit the Penryn Campus to present a public lecture on Wednesday July 1, an event organised in collaboration with the Centre for Environmental Arts and Humanities (CEAH)....Read full story
Latest news: Artists and ESI affiliates, Elizabeth Masterton and Sara Bowler, have been awarded £15,000 by Arts Council England towards the research and development of ‘Goonhilly Village Green’, a public-facing exploration of Goonhilly Downs on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall....Read full story
Latest news: A new study from the University of Exeter has revealed that the Central African country of Gabon is providing an invaluable nesting ground for a vulnerable species of sea turtle considered a regional conservation priority. ...Read full story
Latest news: Pond owners are being urged not to use garden chemicals, or to release goldfish into ponds, because of the risk they could pose to wild frogs....Read full story
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
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.