Living with environmental uncertainty

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Living with environmental uncertainty

A sea change: How the Cabot Institute is learning from small islands with big challenges. Image credit: Stefan Lins.

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Living with environmental uncertainty

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Living with environmental uncertainty

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  • Boat noise impacts development and survival of vital marine invertebrates [31 Jul 14]
    The development and survival of an important group of marine invertebrates known as sea hares is under threat from increasing boat noise in the world's oceans, according to a new study by researchers from the UK and France.
  • Noise pollution impacts fish species differently [25 Jul 14]
    Acoustic disturbance has different effects on different species of fish, according to a new study from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter which tested fish anti-predator behaviour.
  • £614,000 to continue exploration beneath Greenland Ice Sheet [18 Jul 14]
    A team of scientists, led by Cabot Institute member Professor Jonathan Bamber at the University of Bristol, have been awarded a £614,000 grant by the Natural Environment Research Council to continue their work on exploration of the 'Greenland Grand Canyon'.
  • Bristol students win prizes at hydrology conference [15 Jul 14]
    Two Bristol students, in the Department of Civil Engineering and the School of Geographical Sciences respectively, have won prizes at the recent Peter Wolf Early Career Hydrologists’ Symposium at Cardiff University.