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Professor Mike Elliott and Professor Sian Davies-Vollum
March 2023
View from above of a coastal area with small boats and a pier nearby green tropical plants and houses.

Coastal environments are the nexus of land and sea. Land-based activities have a huge influence on the state and sustainability of coastal and nearshore environments.

This webinar explored the impact that land-based activities are having on marine environments, from both Global South...

Dr Ashish Sharma
February 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken global trade and forced companies to redesign their supply chains. It has propelled us to rethink our future. 

Particularly affected were the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and their recovery in the post-pandemic era. SMEs today are...

Adrian Mill
February 2023

Environmental & Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) practitioners work hard to produce detailed studies, but often there is a considerable difference between the measures contained in the ESIA and those which actually get implemented. This is exacerbated in emerging economies, where Western...

Trevor Bishop & Brendan Bromwich
February 2023

This webinar reviews recent practical experience of systems approaches to regional and subregional planning for water. In addition to this, the speakers compare approaches taken for Water Resources South East’s draft regional plan and for the Greater London Authority’s Subregional Integrated...

Luke Douglas-Home
February 2023

In this webinar, Luke Douglas-Home outlined the known problems and some suggested solutions of these two enormous environmental issues – foreshore plastic and historic landfills.

Last year was the first year of the UN’s Decade of Ocean Science: these two issues seriously threaten the...

Simon Spooner
February 2023

Humanity has grown prosperous and numerous by burning and consuming the products of biological systems of the past and present. In doing so we have allowed the degradation of the environment which we share with other living things. We have now learned how to get much of what we need without...