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Study explores how Nigeria can achieve its fish production target

Study explores how Nigeria can achieve its fish production target

Researchers have analysed how Nigeria can achieve its target of producing 2.5 million tonnes of farmed fish annually, and believe their work could provide similar insights in other countries.

Building a buzz: robot bees to simulate pollination

Building a buzz: robot bees to simulate pollination

Two scientists from the UK and the US have been jointly awarded £640,000 to build microrobots that simulate the buzzing of bees.

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Study explores how Nigeria can achieve its fish production target

Researchers have analysed how Nigeria can achieve its target of producing 2.5 million tonnes of farmed fish annually, and believe their work could provide similar insights in other countries.

Study explores how Nigeria can achieve its fish production target

Building a buzz: robot bees to simulate pollination

Two scientists from the UK and the US have been jointly awarded £640,000 to build microrobots that simulate the buzzing of bees.

Building a buzz: robot bees to simulate pollination

Wild meat hunting and trade threatens global sustainability, researchers say

The hunting and trade of wild animals for meat is a threat to global sustainability that should be managed on the same scale as deforestation, say researchers.

Wild meat hunting and trade threatens global sustainability, researchers say

Net zero drive for the Scottish water sector

A new Scotland Hydro Nation initiative launching on World Water Day today, 22 March, aims to drive Scotland’s water sector to net zero and beyond by 2040.

Net zero drive for the Scottish water sector

Better understanding of seafood sales messaging could improve global trade

Ahead of the first global seafood trade show of the year, research sheds new light on differences in seafood marketing messages between different regions of the world.

Better understanding of seafood sales messaging could improve global trade

New partnership to grow Ayrshire’s ‘blue economy’

The University of Stirling has joined forces with North Ayrshire Council to grow the ‘blue economy’ in the west of Scotland.

New partnership to grow Ayrshire’s ‘blue economy’

Green light for major aquaculture research facility at University of Stirling

A £17m world-class research and innovation facility at the University of Stirling has moved a step closer, after the ambitious plans were approved by Stirling Council.

Green light for major aquaculture research facility at University of Stirling

Environmental benefits of whale strandings are being overlooked in coastal regulations, study finds

The environmental benefits of stranded whale and dolphin carcasses are being undermined by coastal regulations which require remains to be quickly disposed of, a new study has found.

Environmental benefits of whale strandings are being overlooked in coastal regulations, study finds

Scottish Government must go further to restore peatlands in pursuit of net zero, study finds

Scotland’s natural capital advantage could be lost unless more ambitious peatland restoration targets are set, according to new research from the University of Stirling.

Scottish Government must go further to restore peatlands in pursuit of net zero, study finds

New partnership to support net zero in Scotland

Enhanced environmental monitoring will support Scotland’s journey to net zero and beyond, thanks to a new partnership between the University of Stirling and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

New partnership to support net zero in Scotland