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The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (ISR) generates knowledge in the globally sustainable use of natural resources and trains the future leaders of this field. Our definition of resources is broad, and our research approach is equally inclusive, bringing together experts from across UCL. We are part of The Bartlett: UCL’s global faculty of the built environment.

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Love Food, Hate Waste - Poster Competition

Love Food, Hate Waste - Poster Competition

11 August 2015

Calling all UCL students, this is your chance to help make a difference.
Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change launches landmark report

Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change launches landmark report

23 June 2015

The Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change, written by experts from around the world, today reports three key findings:
UCL ISR Professor responds to Pope’s encyclical

UCL ISR Professor responds to Pope’s encyclical

Professor Michael Grubb, Professor of International Energy and Climate Change Policy at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources has responded to Pope Francis’s encyclical announced today:
Prof Paul Ekins Awarded Honorary Degree

Prof Paul Ekins Awarded Honorary Degree

Prof Paul Ekins, Director of UCL ISR, has been awarded a Doctor of Science Honorary Degree from Keele University in recognition of his contribution to research into sustainable development.
Resources:Framed Photography Competition Results

Resources:Framed Photography Competition Results

Congratulations to Alex Ma, a student at UCL Geography for his winning image of working tanneries in Marrakesh (above). Alex says of the image:

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Whole Earth? Exhibition

Whole Earth? Exhibition

21 September - 16 October 2015

UCL is joining universities across the UK, Europe and Australia to host the Whole Earth exhibition by renowned photographer Mark Edwards from September 21 to October 16 in Gordon Square Gardens.
UCL ISR Seminar: Decoupling for Conservation: Sparing Nature With Technology

UCL ISR Seminar: Decoupling for Conservation: Sparing Nature With Technology

23 September 2015

Global conservation efforts focus on protected areas and in recent decades on payments for ecosystem services. While important on the local level, these approaches have proven unable to halt the loss of wildlife ...
Global Food Security: Adaptation, Resilience and Risk

Global Food Security: Adaptation, Resilience and Risk

09 - 10 November 2015

Food security is one of the most critical issues facing the world today and as we plan for the future. As the world’s growing population continues to put pressure on a system ...