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Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach (2022)
Journal Article
Oluleye, B. I., Chan, D. W., & Olawumi, T. O. (2022). Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach. Habitat International, 126(August), 102615. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2022.102615

Waste generated by building construction and demolition (BCD) activities contributes to the major proportion of urban solid waste. A large amount of the waste is still sent to the landfill or downcycled globally. The adoption of circular economy (CE)... Read More about Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach.

Effects of pile driving sound playbacks and cadmium co-exposure on the early life stage development of the Norway lobster, Nephrops norvegicus (2022)
Journal Article
Stenton, C., Bolger, E., Michenot, M., Dodd, J., Wale, M., Briers, R., …Diele, K. (2022). Effects of pile driving sound playbacks and cadmium co-exposure on the early life stage development of the Norway lobster, Nephrops norvegicus. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 179, Article 113667. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2022.113667

There is an urgent need to understand how organisms respond to multiple, potentially interacting drivers in today’s world. The effects of the pollutants of anthropogenic sound (pile-driving sound playbacks) and waterborne cadmium were investigated ac... Read More about Effects of pile driving sound playbacks and cadmium co-exposure on the early life stage development of the Norway lobster, Nephrops norvegicus.

Circular economy research on building construction and demolition waste: A review of current trends and future research directions (2022)
Journal Article
Oluleye, B. I., Chan, D. W., Saka, A. B., & Olawumi, T. O. (2022). Circular economy research on building construction and demolition waste: A review of current trends and future research directions. Journal of Cleaner Production, 357, Article 131927. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.131927

The circular economy (CE) paradigm has piqued public interests worldwide as a significant innovative attempt to conserve finite resources, reduce waste, and shift away from the linear economy. An emerging shift to a CE model is unavoidable for resour... Read More about Circular economy research on building construction and demolition waste: A review of current trends and future research directions.

Sustainable HRM and Environmental Sustainability (2022)
Book Chapter
Bratton, A. (2022). Sustainable HRM and Environmental Sustainability. In J. Bratton, J. Gold, A. Bratton, & L. Steele (Eds.), Human Resource Management: A Critical Approach. London: Bloomsbury Publishing

Pond ecology and conservation: research priorities and knowledge gaps (2021)
Journal Article
Hill, M. J., Greaves, H. M., Sayer, C. D., Hassall, C., Milin, M., Milner, V. S., …Wood, P. J. (2021). Pond ecology and conservation: research priorities and knowledge gaps. Ecosphere, 12(12), https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3853

Ponds are amongst the most biodiverse and ecologically important freshwater habitats globally and may provide a significant opportunity to mitigate anthropogenic pressures and reverse the decline of aquatic biodiversity. Ponds also provide important... Read More about Pond ecology and conservation: research priorities and knowledge gaps.

Trail use, motivations and environmental attitudes of 3780 European mountain bikers: what is sustainable? (2021)
Journal Article
Campbell, T., Kirkwood, L., McLean, G., Torsius, M., & Florida-James, G. (2021). Trail use, motivations and environmental attitudes of 3780 European mountain bikers: what is sustainable?. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(24), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182412971

Background: The extent to which mountain biking impacts upon the environment is largely determined by rider behaviours. The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of how mountain bikers interact with the natural environment and expl... Read More about Trail use, motivations and environmental attitudes of 3780 European mountain bikers: what is sustainable?.

Cloud-based Sustainability Assessment (CSA) System for Automating the Sustainability Decision-Making Process of Built Assets (2021)
Journal Article
Olawumi, T. O., & Chan, D. W. (2022). Cloud-based Sustainability Assessment (CSA) System for Automating the Sustainability Decision-Making Process of Built Assets. Expert Systems with Applications, 188, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2021.116020

Digital tools help facilitate the implementation of sustainability practices in the built environment in the era of rapid urban developments. However, the extant literature revealed salient gaps in the use of cloud-based systems and digital tools to... Read More about Cloud-based Sustainability Assessment (CSA) System for Automating the Sustainability Decision-Making Process of Built Assets.

Optimising recruitment in habitat creation for the native European oyster (2021)
Journal Article
Chapman, E. C., Rodriguez-Perez, A., Hugh-Jones, T., Bromley, C., James, M. A., Diele, K., & Sanderson, W. G. (2021). Optimising recruitment in habitat creation for the native European oyster. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 170, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112579

European oyster (Ostrea edulis) restoration often requires the timely deployment of shell habitat for larval settlement. To inform this increasingly popular process, the present study investigated temporal and spatial abundance patterns of O. edulis... Read More about Optimising recruitment in habitat creation for the native European oyster.

Local contributions to beta-diversity in urban pond networks: implications for biodiversity conservation and management (2021)
Journal Article
Hill, M., White, J., Biggs, J., Briers, R., Gledhill, D., Ledger, M., …Hassall, C. (2021). Local contributions to beta-diversity in urban pond networks: implications for biodiversity conservation and management. Diversity and Distributions, 27(5), 887-900. https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.13239

Aim: An understanding of how biotic communities are spatially organised is necessary to identify and prioritize habitats within landscape-scale biodiversity conservation. Local Contribution to Beta diversity (LCBD) identifies individual habitats that... Read More about Local contributions to beta-diversity in urban pond networks: implications for biodiversity conservation and management.

Insect Pollination and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (2020)
Journal Article
Tolera, K., & Ballantyne, G. (2021). Insect Pollination and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Pollination Ecology, 27(2), 36-46

We are currently seeing an expansion of pollinator-dependent crops in many parts of the world, but also growing evidence for pollinator population declines and loss of pollinator habitat. Climate change and population growth will place additional dem... Read More about Insect Pollination and Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Edinburgh Climate Festival 2019 - Sandy Brechin Band (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Currie, J., & Brechin, S. Edinburgh Climate Festival 2019 - Sandy Brechin Band. 6 July 2019. (Unpublished)

The Edinburgh Climate Festival is a free, family friendly & community-led event taking place for the first time in the Meadows on Saturday 6th July. It aims at celebrating and inspiring climate action. Featuring live music, performances, stalls, kids... Read More about Edinburgh Climate Festival 2019 - Sandy Brechin Band.

From DNA to ecological performance: Effects of anthropogenic noise on a reef-building mussel (2019)
Journal Article
Wale, M. A., Briers, R. A., Hartl, M. G., Bryson, D., & Diele, K. (2019). From DNA to ecological performance: Effects of anthropogenic noise on a reef-building mussel. Science of the Total Environment, 689, 126-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.06.380

Responses of marine invertebrates to anthropogenic noise are insufficiently known, impeding our understanding of ecosystemic impacts of noise and the development of mitigation strategies. We show that the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, is negatively af... Read More about From DNA to ecological performance: Effects of anthropogenic noise on a reef-building mussel.

Sustainable mountaineering tourism on Lenin Peak, Kyrgyzstan: Current issues and potential solutions (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Taylor, S., & Komissarov, V. (2019, June). Sustainable mountaineering tourism on Lenin Peak, Kyrgyzstan: Current issues and potential solutions. Paper presented at 7th International Adventure Conference, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

Introduction This paper is concerned with the impacts of mountaineering tourism on the 7,134 metre Lenin Peak, the most popular high mountain in Kyrgyzstan. Like Mont Blanc or Mount Everest, it constitutes a “honeypot” attracting tourists from acro... Read More about Sustainable mountaineering tourism on Lenin Peak, Kyrgyzstan: Current issues and potential solutions.

Environmental sustainability and biodiversity within the dental practice. (2019)
Journal Article
Duane, B., Ramasubbu, D., Harford, S., Steinbach, I., Stancliffe, R., & Ballantyne, G. (2019). Environmental sustainability and biodiversity within the dental practice. British Dental Journal, 226(9), 701-705. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41415-019-0208-8

This paper forms part of a series of papers, seven in total, which have been requested by colleagues to help them as clinicians understand sustainability as it relates to dentistry. This paper focuses on biodiversity and how the dental team can becom... Read More about Environmental sustainability and biodiversity within the dental practice..

The thin(ning) green line? Investigating changes in Kenya's seagrass coverage (2018)
Journal Article
Harcourt, W. D., Briers, R. A., & Huxham, M. (2018). The thin(ning) green line? Investigating changes in Kenya's seagrass coverage. Biology Letters, 14(11), Article 20180227. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0227

Knowledge of seagrass distribution is limited to a few well-studied sites and poor where resourcesare scant (e.g. Africa), hence global estimates of seagrass carbon storage are inaccurate. Here, we analysed freely available Sentinel-2 and Landsat im... Read More about The thin(ning) green line? Investigating changes in Kenya's seagrass coverage.

Visitor Perceptions of Captive, Endangered Barbary Macaques (Macaca sylvanus) Used as Photo Props in Jemaa El Fna Square, Marrakech, Morocco (2018)
Journal Article
Stazaker, K., & Mackinnon, J. (2018). Visitor Perceptions of Captive, Endangered Barbary Macaques (Macaca sylvanus) Used as Photo Props in Jemaa El Fna Square, Marrakech, Morocco. Anthrozoös, 31(6), 761-776. https://doi.org/10.1080/08927936.2018.1529360

15 Visitors to Jemaa El Fna Square can pay to have their photograph taken with Barbary 16 macaques. Our aim was to characterise visitors' perceptions of such photo props, 17 enabling demand-reducing interventions to be targeted appropriately and dest... Read More about Visitor Perceptions of Captive, Endangered Barbary Macaques (Macaca sylvanus) Used as Photo Props in Jemaa El Fna Square, Marrakech, Morocco.

Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Carnegie, E., Reid, A., Deakin, M., & Inglis, G. (2018, September). Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry. Paper presented at Space and Poverty (Salzburg Conference in Interdisciplinary Poverty Research)

Regenerative spaces (good for health, environment and the planet) are essential for human flourishing. Findings from previous research suggest an association between spatial patterning and health outcomes (Hagedoorn et al. 2016; Meijer et al. 2012; P... Read More about Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry..

Realizing the objectives of public international environmental law through private contracts: the need for a dialogue with private international law scholars (2018)
Book Chapter
Morgera, E., & Gillies, L. (2018). Realizing the objectives of public international environmental law through private contracts: the need for a dialogue with private international law scholars. In V. Ruiz Abou-Nigm, K. McCall-Smith, & D. French (Eds.), Linkages and Boundaries in Public and Private International Law (175-198). London: Hart: Bloomsbury. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781509918652.ch-008

This chapter maps little-studied interactions between public and private international law by comparing experiences in using private contracts to specify the meaning of international environmental treaty objectives that relate to equity (namely, fair... Read More about Realizing the objectives of public international environmental law through private contracts: the need for a dialogue with private international law scholars.