Environment

Abstract image of digital butterflies

Using AI to tackle society's biggest challenges

05 Feb 2024

The winners of a new prize supporting ambitious ideas for how artificial intelligence can address critical societal issues are announced today, with...

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The hydrothermal vent 'Candelabra' in the Logatchev hydrothermal field.

Ancient seafloor vents spewed tiny, life-giving minerals into Earth’s early oceans

02 Feb 2024

Researchers from the universities of Cambridge and Western Australia have uncovered the importance of hydrothermal vents, similar to underwater...

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Students pose for a photo in a green field

Is a green career for you?

22 Jan 2024

Cambridge Zero kicks off Lent Term 2024 with a packed calendar of competitions, training, industry networking, career panels, and application...

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Spanish butterflies better at regulating their body temperature than their British cousins

09 Jan 2024

Butterfly populations in northern Spain are better than their UK counterparts at regulating their body temperature, but rising global temperatures...

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Businesswoman on electric bike

Reducing inequality is essential in tackling climate crisis, researchers argue

02 Jan 2024

Promoting climate-friendly behaviours will be more successful in societies where everyone has the capacity: financially, physically, and timewise, to...

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Emissions and evasions

20 Dec 2023

How Big Oil influences climate conversations on social media.

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A habitable planet for healthy humans

13 Dec 2023

Cambridge Zero symposium gathers researchers to examine the connections between planetary and public health.

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The Vice-Chancellor's Awards 2023 for Research Impact and Engagement

13 Dec 2023

Meet the winner of the Vice-Chancellor's Awards 2023 for Research Impact and Engagement and learn more about their projects.

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Established Academic 2023

13 Dec 2023

The Established Academic for 2023 is Professor William Sutherland and his research team at Conservation Evidence.

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How a drought led to the rise of skateboarding in 1970s California

12 Dec 2023

Why did professional skateboarding arise in southern California in the 1970s? Was it a coincidence, or was it a perfect storm of multiple factors?

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From ground-breaking research in Nigeria to using novel tools to transform conservation

12 Dec 2023

Researchers from across the University have been recognised for their outstanding research impact and engagement.

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Producers and participants from ActNowFilm at COP28 premiere

Mary Robinson launches ActNowFilm at COP28

08 Dec 2023

ActNowFilm launched at COP28 with an address from former Ireland President Mary Robinson, who urged world leaders to include young people in the...

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