From plastic pollution to green infrastucture, we're dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and developing techniques to improve the future of our planet.

In the Sustainability and the Environment theme blog, our experts cover topics including fast fashion, marine conservation and the latest research in the fight against climate change.

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From plastic pollution to green infrastucture, we're dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and developing techniques to improve the future of our planet.

In the Sustainability and the Environment theme blog, our experts cover topics including fast fashion, marine conservation and the latest research in the fight against climate change.

28 posts found

Fashion's plastic footprint Do we need a revolution to address the environmental impact of fast fashion?

07 April 2021 5 min read

60% of clothes are made from plastic-based materials. Do we need a revolution to address the environmental impact of fast fashion?

Molly Huntington sustainable fashion image 4

Five ways fish are more like humans than you realise

31 March 2021 4 min read

Dr Matt Parker writes for the Conversation on facts and misconceptions about fish

School of fish

The role of universities in transforming the plastics economy The University of Portsmouth’s panel session at the New Statesman’s Global Policy Forum brought together a panel of experts to discuss how to transform the global plastics economy

18 February 2021 9 min read

The University of Portsmouth’s panel session at the New Statesman’s Global Policy Forum brought together a panel of experts to discuss the role of universities in transforming the plastics economy

Person with plastics

Professor Alex Ford and his team's discovery of ‘zombie’ parasites in UK waters

19 November 2020 3 min read

Professor Alex Ford was studying the behaviour of animals in polluted waters when he noticed some strange behaviour and even unexpected changes in their sex. Read more.

Two jars containing sea creatures in murky water, life solved logo in corner

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