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The ocean urgently needs truly collaborative science between partners - Oxford scientists

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To ensure a prosperous ocean now and in the future, marine research must offer clear recommendations based on representative information and demonstrate practical pathways, according to new research from Oxford University, the charity Nekton and the Seychelles Environment Ministry.

One of the world’s most secretive mammals photographed in WildCRU’s Togo survey

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Researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) have confirmed that they have captured the first ever images of Walter’s duiker (Philantomba walteri) alive in the wild.

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Many wildlife species are threatened by shrinking habitat. But according to new research from the Department of Zoology, the potential range of African elephants could be more than five times larger than its current extent.

Oxford research given significant boost to develop lithium-rich battery cathodes

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A team of scientists, including those based at the University of Oxford as part of the Faraday Institution CATMAT project, researching next-generation cathode materials have made a significant breakthrough in understanding oxygen-redox processes involved in lithium-rich cathode materials.

Lack of prey is causing puffin chicks to starve leading to population declines

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New research from the University of Oxford’s Department of Zoology has used innovative technology to study causes of declines in puffin populations in the northeast Atlantic, and found that a lack of prey near some major breeding colonies is driving puffin chicks to starve, ultimately leading to population declines.

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The ocean urgently needs truly collaborative science between partners - Oxford scientists

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To ensure a prosperous ocean now and in the future, marine research must offer clear recommendations based on representative information and demonstrate practical pathways, according to new research from Oxford University, the charity Nekton and the Seychelles Environment Ministry.

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Researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) have confirmed that they have captured the first ever images of Walter’s duiker (Philantomba walteri) alive in the wild.

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Many wildlife species are threatened by shrinking habitat. But according to new research from the Department of Zoology, the potential range of African elephants could be more than five times larger than its current extent.

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Materials science Research

A team of scientists, including those based at the University of Oxford as part of the Faraday Institution CATMAT project, researching next-generation cathode materials have made a significant breakthrough in understanding oxygen-redox processes involved in lithium-rich cathode materials.

Lack of prey is causing puffin chicks to starve leading to population declines

Research Zoology

New research from the University of Oxford’s Department of Zoology has used innovative technology to study causes of declines in puffin populations in the northeast Atlantic, and found that a lack of prey near some major breeding colonies is driving puffin chicks to starve, ultimately leading to population declines.