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Sargassum: A stinky situation

Along the shores of Mexico, Sargassum seaweed is piling up, bringing with it a bad smell and some interesting opportunities.

Environment - 14/08/20
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Life in the Desert: Africa's Great Green Wall

A look at the African Union led Great Green Wall project which is aiming to build the next wonder of the world, one patch of green at a time.

Environment - 07/08/20
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Hawaii: Route to reef restoration

From out-planted urchins, to sunscreen bans Hawaii is putting the safety of it’s coral reefs first…

Environment - 31/07/20
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Renewable energy: Poland’s Bright Future

With an ailing coal industry Poland is turning to renewable energy. Recent renewable developments - from wind farms to electric buses growing in popularity, and could also boost the country's economy. However, there are warnings this may be quite enough to tackle environmental damage.

Environment - 17/07/20
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Cross-cultural Collaboration: 3 Important Lessons

Our head of overseas operations, Sam Udelman, shares three key lessons for cross-cultural collaboration, from staying flexible to breaking down your own biases.

Environment - 12/06/20
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CCell’s blog is back and better than ever...

A quick catch up on our 2020 journey so far and the next steps for our online platform. From crowdfunding, to setting up in Mexico, to relaunching our blog 2020 has been busy for the CCell team, that’s why we’re reaching out to amplify marginalised voices in science.

Environment - 16/10/19
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Sustainable Development Goals and CCell

How we and other compaines work towards a fairer more sustainable world using the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Environment - 26/09/19
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An Early Warning from Coral Spawning

The intricately timed spawning events of several coral species may be getting more erratic, serving as an early warning system for their possible decline.

Environment - 20/09/19
Adapting to the climate crisis (restored saltmarshes along the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia).
Adapting to the Climate Crisis

A recent report by the Global Commission on Adaptation calls for revolutions in understanding, planning and finance to accelerate adaptation for crucial systems within our world to help combat the climate crisis.