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Playing “catch-up in a system that wasn’t built for us”: Experiences from the Equator Research School

Playing “catch-up in a system that wasn’t built for us”: Experiences from the Equator Research School | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
This blog post was written by Jordan Blanchard-Lafayette and Marissa Lo, with contributions from Aqil Rashid (pictured l-r). Jordan is studying for his PhD on the cultural drivers of deforestation at Lancaster University and The University of Nottingham.
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Envision student Jordan Blanchard-Lafayette shares his experience from the Equator Research school, which aimed to widen participation in GEES research careers by providing a fully-funded, ring-fenced, training and networking experience.
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On the hunt for winter sun

On the hunt for winter sun | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Exploring drivers of Red Kite space use in winter
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Envision student Connor Panter shares his recent published research on ranging behaviour of wintering red kites in southwest Europe in this blog piece
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"Uma Saideira" - The endless lessons I'm taking home from Brazil

"Uma Saideira" - The endless lessons I'm taking home from Brazil | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Welcome to the first of this two part series: ‘Uma Saidera - The endless lessons I'm taking home from Brazil’. I hope you'll enjoy reading, delivered directly from my 'rede' (hammock) to your inbox.
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Envision student Jordan Omar Layafette shares his learning and take homes from fieldwork in Brazil
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New Antarctic study shows levels of ‘forever chemicals’ reaching the remote continent have been increasing | Lancaster University

New Antarctic study shows levels of ‘forever chemicals’ reaching the remote continent have been increasing | Lancaster University | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
New evidence from Antarctica shows that toxic ‘fluorinated forever chemicals’ have increased markedly in the remote environment in recent decades and scientists believe CFC-replacements could be among likely sources.
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Envision Alumni Jack Garnett's research shows that toxic ‘forever’ chemicals are increasing in the Antarctic.
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Envision researcher Eilidh Forster presents their research as part of the Ecosystems Knowledge Network webinar series
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Future wood use assures long-term climate benefit from commercial forests

Future wood use assures long-term climate benefit from commercial forests | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
A new study published in Nature Communications demonstrates the important role that planting new commercial forests could play in the fight against climate change by including new accounting of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation achieved from future use of harvested wood.
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Media coverage of Envision researcher Eilidh Forster's research
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‘Forever chemicals’ in non-stick pans threaten polar bears | News | The Times

‘Forever chemicals’ in non-stick pans threaten polar bears | News | The Times | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Toxic chemicals used in non-stick pans and waterproof clothes are threatening polar bears because they accumulate in Arctic ice and are leaking into seawater in higher concentrations as a result of global warming, a study has found.The poly and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which are known as “f
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Envision researcher Jack Garnett's research into 'forever chemicals' in non-stick pans is featured in The Times
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https://twitter.com/cs422/status/1400832097644912643

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Envision researcher Charlotte Smith's paper has been shortlisted for the mapbiomas award
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Amazon: regrowing forests have offset less than 10% of carbon emissions from deforestation

Amazon: regrowing forests have offset less than 10% of carbon emissions from deforestation | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Secondary forests are growing on deforested land in the Amazon – but not enough to offset emissions from logging.
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Envision researcher Charlotte Smith authors this Conversation article
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How to use ensembles of climate models | Lancaster University

How to use ensembles of climate models | Lancaster University | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Climate scientists use the output from multiple climate models to investigate potential future change. Here, Matt Amos discusses his research about how we can use data science techniques to best combine results and output from these different models. 
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Envision researcher Matt Amos discusses his research about how we can use data science techniques to best combine results and output from these different models
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https://twitter.com/_niahjones/status/1414666803498962951

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Envision researcher Nia Jones celebrates Welsh Beaches Week on S4C by chatting microplastics, with Steffan Griffiths
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Major insect pest has formed African 'super-population'

Major insect pest has formed African 'super-population' | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Fall armyworm populations from across continent interbreeding
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MAJOR INSECT PEST HAS FORMED AFRICAN 'SUPER-POPULATION' Envision researcher Amy Withers
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To fight climate change, a biotech firm has genetically engineered a very peppy poplar | Science | AAAS

To fight climate change, a biotech firm has genetically engineered a very peppy poplar | Science | AAAS | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
But fast-growing transgenic tree faces long road to real-world use
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Envision researcher Sophie Young features as an expert in this article
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Listening posts - The University of Nottingham

Listening posts - The University of Nottingham | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Listening by the Lake In August 2021, the Institute installed four listening posts by the side of the lake on Highfields Park. We wanted to experiment with a different way of reaching the local community, as during the Covid-19 pandemic most of the universities engagement with audiences happened...
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Listen to tracks of Envision student Hannah Kemp from University of Nottingham about speaking about her research on freshwater algal blooms
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Human threats to British raptors

Human threats to British raptors | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
What are the main threats to British raptors and have these changed over time?
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Envision student Connor Panter shares his recent published research on British raptors in this blog piece
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https://twitter.com/_CCarrington/status/1561981170790825986

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Envision student Claire Carrington to feature on BBC Wales talking about her research into responses of coastal seabirds to finescale meteorological variability
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Bloomin’ blanket weed! Call for participation in algae and lake management questionnaire

My name is Hannah Kemp and I am a PhD researcher at the University of Nottingham working in partnership with the National Trust. Across the UK, many freshwater ecosystems are experiencing more frequent and widespread blooms of filamentous macroalgae, more commonly known as blanket weed. The formation of thick mats on lake and pond surfaces … Continue reading Bloomin’ blanket weed! Call for participation in algae and lake management questionnaire »
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Bloomin’ blanket weed! Call for participation in algae and lake management questionnaire from Envision researcher Hannah Kemp
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Woodknowledge Wales on LinkedIn: Expanding commercial conifer forestry is the most efficient strategy

Woodknowledge Wales on LinkedIn: Expanding commercial conifer forestry is the most efficient strategy | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Expanding commercial conifer forestry is the most efficient strategy for achieving climate change mitigation through woodland creation, according to
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Envision researcher Eilidh Forster is one of the contributing authors to this Forest Policy Briefing Note on Newly planted commercial forest can achieve 269% greater climate change mitigation than semi-natural alternatives
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High concentrations of 'forever' chemicals being released from ice melt into the Arctic Ocean

High concentrations of 'forever' chemicals being released from ice melt into the Arctic Ocean | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Known as 'forever' chemicals due to the fact they do not break down in the environment, poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are used in a wide range of products and processes from fire proofing to stain resistant surfaces.
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Envision researcher Jack Garnett's research features on phys.org
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Science (Fact) Fiction – a tale of ozone, nitrogen and wheat

Science (Fact) Fiction – a tale of ozone, nitrogen and wheat | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
ECRi blog post on ground level ozone and its effect on the nitrogen dynamics of wheat.
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Envision researcher Clare Brewster shares their Science (Fact) Fiction – a tale of ozone, nitrogen and wheat
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New study exposes big differences amongst Amazonian countries in their rates of forest recovery as well as deforestation | Lancaster University

New study exposes big differences amongst Amazonian countries in their rates of forest recovery as well as deforestation | Lancaster University | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Large-scale forest restoration in the Amazon is an important “nature-based solution” to climate change, a major focus of the UK-hosted UN Climate Change COP26 Conference in November.
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Envision researcher Charlotte Smith's new study exposes big differences amongst Amazonian countries in their rates of forest recovery as well as deforestation
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Environmental Chemistry

Environmental Chemistry | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Environmental Chemistry publishes manuscripts addressing the chemistry of the environment (air, water, soil, sediments, space, and biota)
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Envision research Alex Billings's research features in this journal review
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https://twitter.com/_niahjones/status/1413072580236488706

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What could environmental technology look like within the next decade and how may it help us solve the biggest environmental issues we face today? Envision researcher Nia Jones chats to  @BBCRadioCymru
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Mesur lefelau micro plastig yn y môr - BBC Sounds

Mesur lefelau micro plastig yn y môr - BBC Sounds | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Catch up on your favourite BBC radio show from your favourite DJ right here, whenever you like. Listen without limits with BBC Sounds.
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Nia Jones a Dr Dei Huws, Gwyddorau Eigion, Prifysgol Bangor yn sôn am y gwaith o fesur micro plastigion o amgylch Ynys Môn. 
Envision researcher Nia Jones and Dr Dei Huws, Ocean Sciences, Bangor University talk about measuring micro plastics around Anglesey
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SeedQuest - Central information website for the global seed industry

SeedQuest - Central information website for the global seed industry | Envision DTP - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science | Scoop.it
Information Services for Seed Professionals - The Best Place on the Web for Seed Professionals
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Press coverage of Envision researchers Amy Wither's research on Fall armyworm
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