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Stirling experts inform new study on world’s tropical forests

Extensive research on tropical forests in Central Africa – conducted by the University of Stirling over several decades – forms part of an important new paper published in a prestigious journal.

Stirling experts inform new study on world’s tropical forests

Satellite technology to help tackle invasive aquatic weeds

Scientists will use satellites, drones and ground sensors in a bid to tackle the spread of invasive aquatic weeds – a serious problem that damages vital water and food resources in Asia and Africa.

Satellite technology to help tackle invasive aquatic weeds

£800k study to look at link between fire and climate change

University of Stirling experts will lead a new £800,000 study investigating the behaviour of pyrogenic carbon – partly-burned plants left behind following fire – and its potential impact on climate change.

£800k study to look at link between fire and climate change

Sewage poses potential COVID-19 transmission risk, experts warn

Environmental biologists at the University of Stirling have warned that the potential spread of COVID-19 via sewage “must not be neglected” in the battle to protect human health.

Sewage poses potential COVID-19 transmission risk, experts warn

Inclusive aquaculture can improve the lives of poor farmers

Experts are calling for aquaculture business models to be more inclusive – and ultimately improve the lives – of poor smallholder farmers and others in the industry’s value chain.

Inclusive aquaculture can improve the lives of poor farmers