Archive news - 2008

New evidence implicates humans in prehistoric animal extinctions

Research led by UK and Australian scientists sheds new light on the role that our ancestors played in the extinction of Australia’s prehistoric animals.

Bleeding-heart jetsetters spell bad news for climate

The emergence of a new generation of ‘bleeding-heart jetsetters’ has disturbing implications for the UK’s spiralling emissions from air travel, according to new research by the University of Exeter.

Exeter geographer wins fourth international honour

Professor Des Walling of the University of Exeter has won his fourth international honour in under two years.

Exeter geographer wins prestigious research award to study past climate

A geographer from the University of Exeter has been chosen to receive one of 27 prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prizes for 2008.