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Scottish coastlines vital role in tackling climate emergency

Scientists from St Andrews will study the carbon stored in Scotland’s coastal wetlands and their role in the fight against climate change.

29 May 2020Research

St Andrews applies to renew windfarm planning permission

The University has submitted an application to Fife Council for the renewal of planning permission for a windfarm at Kenly.

3 March 2020Public interest stories

University to tackle climate crisis

University appoints former Chief Scientific Adviser to UK government, Professor Sir Ian Boyd, to lead its response to the climate crisis.

19 February 2020University news

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 2019Community

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 2018Community

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