Promoting environmental and human health

It has been shown that there is a connection between a healthy marine environment and healthy human societies. PML scientists are working at the interface between natural and social sciences in order to understand the consequences and benefits of the interactions between society and the marine environment in order to improve the outcomes and support sustainable and responsible ocean stewardship.
Mussels in an aquaculture environment

Aquaculture

Aquaculture is the fastest growing food production sector worldwide and is likely to play a large role in supporting future food security of the...

A shoal of fish underwater

Biodiversity

Healthy, productive and resilient marine ecosystems are essential to us as they provide economic, scientific, environmental, cultural and...

Fishing boats in the harbour at Brixham

Food security

One of the greatest challenges facing our world is how to feed an ever-increasing global population in a context of climate change, economic...

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PODCAST project seeks solution for cholera outbreaks

A new project, Pathways Of Dispersal for Cholera And Solution Tools (PODCAST) will investigate the sources and transmission routes of microbial pollution and produce risk maps for cholera outbreaks to help reduce the threat of this waterborne disease for human health.

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Global science to support coastal communities in SE Asia

During January 2018 world-class experts from the South West UK attended the Kick-Off meeting for the Grand Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)  Blue Communities  Programme, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

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Understanding the impact of Offshore Wind Farms on human well-being

The offshore wind industry has a broadly positive impact on human well-being, conclude two new reports.

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