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Expert comment: Tackling ocean pollution will take much more than banning straws

Dr Jessica Savage, a marine ecology expert from Warwick's School of Cross Faculty Studies comments on the sperm whale found on the Isle of Harris with a 100kg 'litter ball' in its stomach.


Dr Soroush Abolfathi comments on the Scottish Government's ban on plastic-stemmed cotton buds

"a very positive move towards reducing plastic waste" - Dr Soroush Abolfathi from the Warwick Water Research Group comments on the decision of the Scottish Government to ban plastic-stemmed cotton buds.


Dr George Meszaros comments on the dramatic increase in Amazon fires

"Traditionally the farming lobby illegally opened up land in Brazil and the state acquiesced. With his aggressive rhetoric Bolsonaro has pump primed that sector." Dr George Meszaros, Associate Professor in Warwick Law School, comments on some of the political and legal issues surrounding the burning of the Amazon.
Fri 23 Aug 2019, 09:26 | Tags: environment, Amazon, Expert comment, Brazil, EU, Law, Faculty of Social Science

41 new marine conservation zones created - Expert Comment

"This is a bold and positive step for marine conservation in the UK." Marine ecologist Dr Jessica Savage from Warwick Global Sustainable Development comments on the announcement of 41 new 'blue belt' zones.

Fri 31 May 2019, 09:41 | Tags: environment, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science

'We are waking up to the urgency of the situation' - Professor David Mond comments on climate change protests

Protests in London to draw attention to the threat of climate change continue to cause disruption today, but are they having an impact on public opinion? Professor David Mond, from the Warwick Mathematics Institute and a researcher into environmental sustainability, argues that we are seeing a change in public perception.

Thu 18 Apr 2019, 13:08 | Tags: environment, Climate change, mathematics, maths

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