Research has provided a fascinating insight in the quest to determine whether temperature or water availability is the most influential factor in determining the success of global, land-based carbon sinks.
Mass livestock production is driving molecular changes in diseases that could lead to human pandemics, according to an expert from the University of Exeter.
The mystery of how Father Christmas can deliver presents to 700 million children in one night, fit down the chimney and arrive without being seen or heard has been ‘solved’ by a physicist.
A University of Exeter research paper on using mobile phones to manage disease outbreaks has won a prestigious prize.
The first stage of a commuter-driven initiative designed to help reduce traffic congestion has revealed some fascinating results, organisers have said.
A University of Exeter academic has won a prestigious teaching award from the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
A study of the longest-living animal on Earth, the quahog clam, has demonstrated the vital role oceans play in the planet’s changing climate.
A ground-breaking technique which allows green spaces to be mapped in 3D from an aircraft could boost biodiversity, aid human wellbeing and even help protect rainforests.
A world-leading social scientist from the University of Exeter has been appointed to an influential global research group, designed to pioneer new ways to tackle some of today’s greatest challenges.
Student Laura Herron has won the Centre for Geography and Environment and Society field course photo competition.
If people continue using and changing land over the next century in the same way they currently do, soils will have limited potential to counter the effect of climate change.
As a part of Geography Awareness Week, and following the success of a similar event in October, the Missing Maps team are organising Exeter Geography hosts: Missing Maps.
A change in the patterns of tropical storms is threatening the future of the Mekong River delta in Vietnam, indicating a similar risk to other deltas around the world, new research shows.
A new analysis shows that social norms can cross tipping points faster if new behaviour is difficult for others to ignore.
Research indicates most accurate picture yet of how the Amazon will respond to climate change.
The ESI's drones-expert has been talking to MPs and Lords about the emergent technology's use in research.
Renewable, energy efficient and flexible electricity sources are being adopted by policy makers and investors across the globe and this is sign of optimism in the battle against climate change.
Mind the gap: developing transformative learning within Geography between further and higher education
Geography academics have been working with the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and Exeter College to better understand the ways in which the transition in learning from A-Level to degree-level Geography can be made more manageable and effective for both students and academics.
University of Exeter research into the impact of climate change will be featured at a prestigious science event in the USA, held this week.
Research could help scientists understand potential effects of melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica.
Exeter experts receive €700,000 grant to study the future security of water, food and energy provision
Researchers from the University of Exeter are leading a pioneering international research project to deliver new guidance for governments to safeguard long-term provision of crucial natural resources.
The University of Exeter will be better able to support business growth thanks to a new partnership with the UK Space Agency.
About a quarter of the carbon dioxide we release each year into the atmosphere ends up in the ocean, but how it happens is still not fully understood.
To avoid multiple climate tipping points, policy makers need to act now to stop global CO2 emissions by 2050.
The University of Exeter’s status as one of the best academic institutions in the world has been confirmed by new global subject rankings.
There has been an increase in leaves on plants and trees on the Earth equivalent in area to two times the continental USA, a new study shows.
Commuters are set to become the driving force behind a new initiative designed to help reduce traffic congestion in and around Exeter.
Exeter academics have created an app which could help aid humanitarian rescue work in disaster-struck regions by using geographic data to map landscapes.
A pioneering team of international researchers have devised a ‘manifesto for fire science’ to explore the pivotal relationship that exists between mankind and fire, on a global stage.
Cheap cameras on drones can be used to measure environmental change which affects billions of people around the world, new research from the University of Exeter shows.
Researchers at the University of Exeter who are working on an initiative to curb traffic congestion are issuing a final call for help from commuters.
Carbon dioxide emissions from dry and oxygen-rich environments are likely to play a much greater role in controlling future rates of climate change.
The rising concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide has passed a symbolic threshold early due to the fastest annual increase on record.
Victims need clearer information on what they can expect in the aftermath of major flooding from the government and other authorities, new University of Exeter research shows.
Rising sea-levels linked to global warming could pose a significant threat to the effectiveness of the world’s peatland areas as carbon sinks.
A recent drought completely shut down the Amazon Basin’s carbon sink, a ground-breaking study has found.
High chance that current atmospheric greenhouse concentrations commit to warmings greater than 1.5 °C
Current levels of atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations warm air temperatures overland by over 1.5°C.
Scientists develop interactive game demonstrating impact of climate change on the Antarctic Ice Sheet
Scientists and games developers have joined forces to help communicate the impact of climate change on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Human Geography researchers from across the Geography department at the University of Exeter are presenting and sharing their research at the Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) in London this week.
Both science and humanities subjects at the University of Exeter have been recognised as being amongst the very best in the world, according to an influential global league table.