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Oxford launches new multi-disciplinary ZERO Institute

Climate change
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Large mammals can help climate change mitigation and adaptation

Biology
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Conservation
Environment
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Interior of a commercial greenhouse for cultivating potted houseplants for retail with rows of green seedlings stretching back into the distance

The hidden footprint of low-carbon indoor farming

Climate
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The Agile Initiative at the University’s Oxford Martin School will deliver high-impact interdisciplinary research and contribute urgently-needed answers to inform environmental policy

Oxford fast-paced research programme for environmental solutions wins £10 million official backing

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The environmental threat to humankind is existential. The millions who have tragically died in the pandemic, will be followed by many more if we do not take urgent action over these twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change

A rapid climate response from science is essential

Climate change
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Underneath the giant Amazonian waterlily

Unlocking the mechanical secrets of giant Amazonian waterlilies

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True Planet
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Seismometer technology field-tested in Antarctica before space missions

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New adaptable smart window coating could help heat or cool a home and save energy

Environment
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A reed warbler perched on a reed

Reed warblers migrating from Africa use the Earth's magnetic field to find their nests

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In South Africa, windfarms in optimum locations would cost the country 16.7% less per unit of energy than if it were to build more coal power plants.

Invest strategically in wind and solar farms in Africa - Oxford study

Climate change
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