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Himalayan lakes are exacerbating glacial melt

The rate glaciers are melting in the Himalaya is being accelerated by lakes formed by glacial retreat new research has found.

3 December 2019Research

St Andrews students combat climate emergency by cutting food waste

Students at the University of St Andrews have ditched trays to cut food waste and combat climate emergency.

27 November 2019University news

University to slash carbon footprint

St Andrews has embarked on a £3.75m energy conservation overhaul to reduce its carbon footprint by 950 tonnes a year.

2 August 2019University news

Porpoise faces extinction

One of the world’s most endangered animals could face extinction within a year due to gillnet fishing, St Andrews researchers have warned.

31 July 2019Research

More than £19,000 raised by University donation

More then £19,000 has been raised to fight heart disease thanks to a donation of unwanted furniture by the University.

14 February 2019Local community

Crail to St Andrews shared path vision a step closer

Communities from St Andrews to Crail celebrate £39k award to investigate a new off-the-road cycle and walking path along the route.

2 August 2018Local community

Ferguson Marine to develop renewables-powered hydrogen ferry – HySeas III

A Scottish shipyard is building the first sea-going ferry fuelled by hydrogen, marking a shift towards emissions-free marine transport.

19 June 2018Public interest stories

End of term recycling project under way

Student volunteers are helping to minimise waste and benefit the St Andrews community.

25 May 2018Local community

St Andrews Botanic Garden hosts opera study day

Speakers unite environmental themes with Handel's Xerxes.

9 May 2018Local community

St Andrews Prize for the Environment winner announced

The Mountain Institute, Peru, wins US$100,000 environment prize.

27 April 2018Awards