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What can satellite data do for aquaculture?

The BBSRC and NERC-funded ShellEye project seeks to help shellfish farmers manage threats from harmful algal blooms and E. coli bacteria.

22 September 2016

Air pollution from ships is a serious problem that doesn't get enough attention. Kelvin Boot explains how environmental science can help ensure industry plays by the rules.

26 Sep 2016

Geoscientists at the University of Cambridge are uncovering how volcanic activity in Iceland causes earthquakes.

30 Aug 2016

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