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Top climate scientist appointed to key environment role ahead of COP 26
New group appointed to advise government on environmental issues Scottish Construction Now and Scottish Housing News report that Professor Pete Smith, has been appointed to the First Minister's Environmental Council - a new group of international experts, tasked with advising the Scottish Government on environmental issues.
Surviving winter on the roof of the world
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen School of Biological Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have completed a 13-year long investigation into the survival strategies of an enigmatic small mammal, the plateau pika, that lives on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau in China.
National Decommissioning Centre secures installation technology funding
An Aberdeen-led project to explore more efficient ways of installing offshore windfarms will share in £800,000 of new funding to support the renewable energy sector.
Fisher-designed bycatch app report published
Scottish skippers have successfully completed trials of a bespoke app for securely sharing real-time information that helps to reduces catches of unwanted species. The pilot was led by the University, the Scottish Fishermen's Organisation and Fisheries Innovation Scotland. Dr Tara Marshall is quoted in the article.
University celebrates world premiere of Song of the Ocean on World Ocean Day 2021
A song which aims to raise awareness of the importance of the ocean and highlight the major issues of declining ocean health, will receive its world premiere tomorrow (Tuesday, 8 June) to mark World Ocean Day 2021.
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Potential risk to dolphins due to unique fasting habits
Dolphins could be at risk if their foraging opportunities are impacted due to man-made disturbances such as shipping, tourism, coastal development and oil and gas exploration.
University of Aberdeen Professor named among world's top climate scientists
Professor Pete Smith, Professor of Soils and Global Change at the Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences at the University of Aberdeen has been named in the Reuters Hot List - a list of the most influential climate scientists in the world today.
Regrowing a tropical forest - is it better to plant trees or leave it to nature?
How do you take a patch of earth littered with tree stumps, or even a grassy pasture or palm oil plantation, and turn it back into a thriving forest filled with its original species?
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