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We need more deadwood

Deadwood is naturally occurring, consisting mainly of veteran trees, standing or dying trees, fallen logs and branches. This organic material has huge ecological value, playing a key role in maintaining a forest’s…

Winter Energy Shutdown

Give energy a break over the Winter Break! If you are required to be in the University at this time, please remember to switch off and power down before you leave for the winter break. Turning off any equipment over…

COP26: Influencing the Climate Crisis

Scholars, layers and students are coming together to discuss how real changes can be delivered. You can join them and influence the climate crisis. Holme oak at St Mary’s Quadrangle, University of St Andrews.Students…

Creating Urban Meadows for Pollinators

The University is changing its grass management as a part of the 2035 Net Zero target. We aim to reduce carbon emissions while enhancing biodiversity. When we mow less and collect grass clippings, the grass grows…

Student Voice on COP26

Alternative energy sources, carbon management and environmental justice are the topics University of St Andrews students wish to see at COP26.  Montague Jones, COP26 Discussions Project Coordinator, asked the students…