Tag Archive for 'UEA'

Ocean acidification dissolving shell of planktonic Southern Ocean snails

November 25th, 2012 by British Antarctic Survey

A paper “Extensive dissolution of live pteropods in the Southern Ocean” published online in Nature Geoscience suggests that the effects of ocean acidification on marine ecosystems are beginning to emerge. Dr Geraint Tarling, of the British Antarctic Survey, and colleagues, examined shells collected from a pteropod, Limacina helicina antarctica, (a planktonic marine snail) in the surface […]

Refurbishing buildings for energy efficiency benefits the economy while reducing energy demand

February 27th, 2012 by University of East Anglia

Energy efficiency experts at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are calling for ambitious new targets to reduce energy demand across the European Union. In a report, ‘Refurbishing Europe: An EU strategy for energy efficiency and climate action led by building refurbishment’ published on 27 February 2012, by the Build with CaRe consortium, the researchers propose […]

Recycling everything is the key to saving the planet

January 21st, 2011 by University of East Anglia

Recycling all the materials we use is the key to saving the Earth and humans from an apocalyptic future, according to a major new book by scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA). With the planet facing a rare upheaval in its long history, leading environmental scientists Tim Lenton and Andrew Watson have developed […]