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Environmental latitudinal gradients and host specificity shape Symbiodiniaceae distribution in Red Sea Porites corals

Journal Article
Terraneo, T. I., Fusi, M., Hume, B. C., Arrigoni, R., Voolstra, C. R., Benzoni, F., …Berumen, M. L. (2019)
Environmental latitudinal gradients and host specificity shape Symbiodiniaceae distribution in Red Sea Porites corals. Journal of Biogeography, 46(10), 2323-2335. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13672
Aim To assess the diversity of algal symbionts of the family Symbiodiniaceae associated with the coral genus Porites in the Red Sea, and to test for host-specificity and envir...

The symbiotic spectrum: where do the gregarines fit?

Journal Article
Rueckert, S., Betts, E. L., & Tsaousis, A. D. (2019)
The symbiotic spectrum: where do the gregarines fit?. Trends in Parasitology, 35(9), 687-694. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2019.06.013
Gregarine apicomplexans are closely related to parasites such as Plasmodium, Toxoplasma, and Cryptosporidium, which are causing severe health and economic burdens. Colonizing ...

cde - R package to retrieve data from the Environment Agency Catchment Data Explorer site

Journal Article
Briers, R. (2019)
cde - R package to retrieve data from the Environment Agency Catchment Data Explorer site. Journal of Open Source Software, 4(39), https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.01473

From DNA to ecological performance: Effects of anthropogenic noise on a reef-building mussel

Journal Article
Wale, M. A., Briers, R. A., Hartl, M. G., Bryson, D., & Diele, K. (2019)
From DNA to ecological performance: Effects of anthropogenic noise on a reef-building mussel. Science of the Total Environment, 689, 126-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.06.380
Responses of marine invertebrates to anthropogenic noise are insufficiently known, impeding our understanding of ecosystemic impacts of noise and the development of mitigation...

Environmental sustainability and biodiversity within the dental practice.

Journal Article
Duane, B., Ramasubbu, D., Harford, S., Steinbach, I., Stancliffe, R., & Ballantyne, G. (2019)
Environmental sustainability and biodiversity within the dental practice. British Dental Journal, 226(9), 701-705. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41415-019-0208-8
This paper forms part of a series of papers, seven in total, which have been requested by colleagues to help them as clinicians understand sustainability as it relates to dent...

Seagrass removal leads to rapid changes in fauna and loss of carbon.

Journal Article
Githaiga, M. N., Frouws, A. M., Kairo, J. G., & Huxham, M. (2019)
Seagrass removal leads to rapid changes in fauna and loss of carbon. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7, https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2019.00062
Seagrass habitats are important natural carbon sinks, with an average of ∼14 kg C m−2 buried in their sediments. The fate of this carbon following seagrass removal or damage h...

Firewood usage and indoor air pollution from traditional cooking fires in Gazi Bay, Kenya

Journal Article
Jung, J., & Huxham, M. (2019)
Firewood usage and indoor air pollution from traditional cooking fires in Gazi Bay, Kenya. Bioscience Horizons, 11, https://doi.org/10.1093/biohorizons/hzy014
Mangroves are increasingly being recognised for the important ecosystem services they provide, including carbon fixation, shoreline protection and fisheries habitats. In addit...

Data from: Routes to achieving sustainable intensification in simulated dairy farms - the importance of production efficiency and complimentary land uses

Dataset
White, P., Lee, M., Roberts, D., & Cole, L. (2019)
Data from: Routes to achieving sustainable intensification in simulated dairy farms - the importance of production efficiency and complimentary land uses. [Dataset]. https://doi.org/10.17869/enu.2019.1497843
Data underpinning: White, P. J. C., Lee, M. A., Roberts, D. J., & Cole, L. J. (2019). Routes to achieving sustainable intensification in simulated dairy farms: The importance ...

The thin(ning) green line? Investigating changes in Kenya's seagrass coverage

Journal Article
Harcourt, W. D., Briers, R. A., & Huxham, M. (2018)
The thin(ning) green line? Investigating changes in Kenya's seagrass coverage. Biology Letters, 14(11), https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0227
Knowledge of seagrass distribution is limited to a few well-studied sites and poor where resourcesare scant (e.g. Africa), hence global estimates of seagrass carbon storage ar...

Developing Learning Landscape Partnerships: Why and how to work with protected area managers

Journal Article
McKee, A., Blackstock, K., Barea Azcón, J. M., Ciucci, P., Hošek, M., Huber, M., …Velander, K. (2018)
Developing Learning Landscape Partnerships: Why and how to work with protected area managers. Parks: The international Journal of Protected Areas and Conservation, 24(2), 63-78. https://doi.org/10.2305/iucn.ch.2018.parks-24-2amck.en
There are many calls for more effective science-policy interaction and knowledge exchange in order to tackle persistent conservation problems; however, more clarity is needed ...
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Pollination ecosystem service support by sustainable urban drainage systems

2023 - 2026
Pollination ecosystem service support by sustainable urban drainage systems
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council | Value: £49,277

Characterising spatial freshwater soundscapes on an urban-rural gradient

2023 - 2023
The project aims to compare existing methods with a new methodology based on sensor arrays and utilising spatial audio algorithms, which can identify which direction a particular sound comes from and ...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £27,660

Assessing and Protecting Spawning Herring and Associated Biodiversity: WOSHH-eDNA-Sound

2023 - 2025
Assessing and Protecting Spawning Herring and Associated Biodiversity: WOSHH-eDNA-Sound Herring helped to generate local income, identity, and societal change for centuries in Scotland, but their num...
Funder: Scottish Natural Heritage | Value: £27,906

Optimisation of moorland bird surveys project

2023 - 2023
To analyze existing moorland bird survey data to investigate if there is an optimal (in terms of data quality vs effort level) approach to achieve the aims of detecting, and estimating breeding densit...
Funder: Forestry Commission England | Value: £13,956

Holdfast: communities and blue carbon

2022 - 2023
Achieving the potential of Blue Carbon (BC) requires excellent communication with diverse audiences, in particular: 1) communities who live adjacent to, and often depend upon, BC ecosystems. 2) Invest...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £8,702

Methane-derived carbon in upland stream foodwebs: understanding the links

2022 - 2023
The work forms part of a SUPER-DTP funded PhD project. The present application relates to the use of stable isotope analysis to elucidate pathways for MDC incorporation in upland streams.
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council

First Recordings of the Soundscape of Pristine European Flat Oyster Reefs

2022 - 2022
European flat oyster reefs (EFORs) are ecologically and economically important as they improve water quality, increase overall biodiversity, store carbon and are a much valued food source. Over fishin...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £2,926

Empowering Malaysias future leaders in Coastal Ocean Actionable and Sustainable Teaching And Research (COASTAR)

2022 - 2022
Specific activities and impacts will be: 1) An expert seminar series will promote knowledge sharing of best practices on research and communication skills with a focus on coastal sustainability. 2) Wo...
Funder: British Council | Value: £49,987

West of Scotland Herring Hunt (WOSHH)

2021 - 2024
West of Scotland Herring Hunt (WOSHH) Herring helped to generate local income, identity, and societal change for centuries in Scotland, but their numbers on the west coast have been in decline since ...
Funder: William Grant Foundation | Value: £154,550

Marine Soundscapes and eDNA for Assessing Biodiversity and Functioning of Re-establishing European Flat Oyster Reefs, Ostrea edulis

2021 - 2025
Marine Soundscapes and eDNA for Assessing Biodiversity and Functioning of Re-establishing European Flat Oyster Reefs, Ostrea edulis’
Funder: Natural Environment Research Council | Value: £53,490