The environmental trade-offs of mining in a biodiversity hotspot
Dr S Willcock
27 January 2019
Historically nations have traded-off environmental degradation to achieve economic development. However, a turning point is sometimes observed above a certain level of wealth where countries invest in pro-environmental efforts.
Understanding marine predator habitat use in the Mediterranean through eDNA
School of Biology
Dr S Goodman, Dr E Valsecchi
7 January 2019
Overview. Understanding how animals use their habitats in relation to environmental and ecological factors is fundamental to basic ecological studies, evaluating potential exposure to impacts from human activities, and assessing species vulnerability to climate and ecosystem change.