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Experts secure £5m to protect the South West’s natural capital

A partnership of three research institutions, led by the University of Exeter, has secured a £5m award to help protect the beautiful natural resources and the jobs dependent on them in the South West.

University of Exeter agricultural economist awarded honorary doctorate

A University of Exeter expert has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Royal Veterinary College for his outstanding contribution to promoting animal health and welfare.

University of Exeter experts to provide crucial advice to farmers, government and communities

Senior politicians have welcomed work by University of Exeter academics to promote smart decision-making which will safeguard the environment.

Professor Ian Bateman shares his advice for researchers looking to engage with policy makers

Filmed at the joint BES and CCI Symposium, "Making a Difference in Conservation", April 2016.

LEEP aims and activities: talks available

Members of LEEP gave an overview of the institute’s aims and activities to a packed audience of environmental economists, on Friday 18 March 2016, at envecon 2016, at the Royal Society, London.

Transatlantic link to help protect the environment

University of Exeter experts will collaborate with colleagues in the USA to work to protect our environment.

The viability of the UK small farm – a call for evidence

As part of research commissioned by The Prince's Countryside Fund we are holding workshops with interested parties and in advance of these workshops we are inviting the submission of written evidence.

LEEP announces fully-funded PhD studentship in the Quantitative Analysis of the Environment-Energy Nexus

This studentship is one of eight PhD opportunities that will contribute to the ADVENT (Addressing Valuation of Energy and Nature Together) research project

Enabling Smart Decisions: Enhancing Natural Capital talk at the Environmental Economics conference

Members of the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute (LEEP), will give an overview of the aims and activities of the institute at envecon 2016 in London.

University of Exeter environment expert appointed to advise the Government

A University of Exeter academic has been appointed as an advisor to help the Government develop and implement a new 25-year plan for the environment.

Valuing Nature placements for LEEP academics

LEEP is delighted that three of its academics were awarded Valuing Nature placements contributing to the understanding of the complexities of the natural environment they will work with policymakers, businesses and practitioners. 

Changing the use of agricultural land could massively reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Making farmland more productive could bring about significant reductions in the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions, University of Exeter research has found.