News archive 2016
Threats to species can come from a huge variety of sources, which is why it's worth looking hard and looking often.
Exhibition featuring ex-ESI creative affiliate highlights the overlap between art and science.
The ESI's drones-expert has been talking to MPs and Lords about the emergent technology's use in research.
The harmful effects of climate change on wildlife habitats can been counteracted by localised land management, a new research paper has suggested.
A pioneering three-year project to learn some of the secrets of Scotland’s basking sharks by using satellite tag technology has shown an area off the west coast to be truly important for these giant fish.
If you want to know what the biggest environmental challenge we face is, ask 100 15-year-olds ...
Exeter academics have created an app which could help aid humanitarian rescue work in disaster-struck regions by using geographic data to map landscapes.
South West MEP Clare Moody has visited the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus to take advice from leading academics.
Nesting birds time their escape from an approaching predator depending on how well camouflaged their eggs and their own bodies are.
A University of Exeter expert will take part in a round-table discussion at the Houses of Parliament.
Gardeners turning to the internet for advice about Japanese knotweed are likely to find a wide range of potentially misleading advice.
A long-term plan for managing noise in shallow parts of the ocean such as Falmouth Bay is needed to protect the environment, scientists have said.
Crows are performing a useful function and keeping our environment free from rotting carcasses, research carried out at the University of Exeter in Cornwall has discovered.
The subtropical weather in Cornwall means new exotic crops such as quinoa and Japanese persimmon are now more likely to succeed, according to a new technique.
A University of Exeter professor and solar energy expert has been honoured for his services to education.
Foraging seabirds use oceanic fronts as an efficient means to forage for food, according to an international study that could help safeguard the future of protected species.
The final section of a sophisticated wave energy device has been successfully installed by a collaborative research team in the Bay of Biscay, on the northern coast of Spain.
The opportunity to produce bountiful levels of vital food crops such as apples, tomatoes and watermelons could be boosted by reducing a crop’s demand for pollinators, new research has shown.
Bird feeders visited more often in suburban gardens than terraced streets.
One of the world’s leading Renewable Energy experts has received a prestigious international award, in recognition to his ground-breaking research into ocean energy and technology.
A world-leading social scientist from the University of Exeter has been appointed to an influential global research group, designed to pioneer new ways to tackle some of today’s greatest challenges.
A ground-breaking technique which allows green spaces to be mapped in 3D from an aircraft could boost biodiversity, aid human wellbeing and even help protect rainforests.