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Study examines the impact of thawing frozen carbon on the Arctic Ocean

Study examines the impact of thawing frozen carbon on the Arctic Ocean

Press releases   •   Jul 03, 2018 12:29 BST

​A major investigation into the impact of thawing permafrost and the subsequent release of frozen carbon on coastlines in the Siberian Arctic has been announced today (Tuesday 3 July).

Fishing for answers on the River Tyne

Fishing for answers on the River Tyne

Press releases   •   Dec 11, 2017 10:44 GMT

With tens of thousands of salmon currently preparing to lay their eggs in the upper stretches of the River Tyne, a new project hopes to bring their incredible journey to life.

Northumbria University, Newcastle, academic shortlisted for prestigious Newton Prize

Northumbria University, Newcastle, academic shortlisted for prestigious Newton Prize

Press releases   •   Oct 31, 2017 15:29 GMT

International Development academic Dr Oliver Hensengerth has been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize for his study of flood management in Vietnam.

Graduate completes 1,800-mile Ganges paddle board expedition

Graduate completes 1,800-mile Ganges paddle board expedition

Press releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 10:06 GMT

A Northumbria graduate has become one of the first people to paddle board the entire length of the River Ganges as part of an expedition designed to raise awareness of pollution.

Graduate’s Ganges expedition aims to raise awareness of effects of pollution

Graduate’s Ganges expedition aims to raise awareness of effects of pollution

Press releases   •   Oct 19, 2016 16:54 BST

​A globetrotting Northumbria University graduate is about to set off on one of his most arduous expeditions yet, paddling almost 1,600 miles down the Ganges river.