Other news from the field

Ralph Brown Expedition Award supports subtropical coral reef research

Dr Maria Beger from the University of Leeds has received this year’s Ralph Brown Expedition Award to explore whether subtropical coral reef ecosystems could be a refuge for tropical coral communities.

Medics prepare for the wilderness

Last month we held an introductory workshop for early career medical professionals about expedition and wilderness medicine.

Society grant funds renewable energy research in refugee camps

Sarah Rosenberg-Jansen has recently returned from her PhD fieldwork in refugee camps across Rwanda and Kenya, where she has been researching the use of renewable energies.

Plastic pollution in the Galapagos

Dr Ceri Lewis returned this week from the Galapagos Islands where she was researching the impact of macro and micro plastics alongside her team from the University of Exeter.