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Ecology & Conservation PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

We have 257 Ecology & Conservation PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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We have 257 Ecology & Conservation PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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Can polar seabirds really adapt to climate change?

The ability of animals to adapt to their environment is crucial for populations to persist in a changing climate. However, we know that the environment changes not only in the average conditions, but also in how variable those conditions are. Read more

Exploring the unintended consequences of zero-deforestation oil palm

Background. Concerns about the loss of tropical rainforests have led companies to make zero-deforestation commitments (ZDCs) to reduce carbon emissions and biodiversity losses due to tropical commodities, such as palm oil. Read more

Climate change in the deep sea: assessing the resilience of deep-sea communities

Deep-sea habitats cover ~60% of the Earth’s surface and are the largest and least explored environment on the planet. Deep-sea communities are sustained by primary production from the surface ocean and are sensitive to changes in its supply. Read more

A seascape approach to improving fisheries sustainability and restoration

Numerous fish stocks in economically developed nations are harvested sustainably or are in recovery. Yet, despite more than a decade of rebuilding attempts West of Scotland finfish fisheries remain in crisis. Read more

Interactive effects of moorland management and wilding on predator/prey relations

Upland areas of the United Kingdom are at a crossroads for future management. Land used for traditional sporting activities (especially Red grouse shooting), and its associated input to rural economies, is increasingly under the spotlight. Read more

Exciting and innovative PhDs in Earth, Environmental and Life Sciences fully funded for 3.5 years

Applications for PhDs starting Autumn 2022 are now open!. We are now accepting applications for PhD projects commencing Autumn 2022 covering the full breadth of Earth, Environmental, Geographic and Life Sciences. Read more

ACCE DTP fully funded studentship - A global analysis of the effectiveness of Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas for conserving the world's birds

A major challenge for conservation is to identify important sites to efficiently safeguard biodiversity. The largest systematically identified network of important sites for conserving species is BirdLife International’s Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) network. Read more

ACCE DTP fully funded studentship - Unravelling the extent and impacts of plant invasion in the last pristine landscapes of Europe: the role of species interactions

Background . Biological invasions of anthropogenic origin pose significant threats to biodiversity. Studies on their drivers and impacts have grown exponentially in the past 30 years, yet most of these tend to focus on a single set of invaders and a limited number of drivers. Read more

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