Towards sustainable extraction of technology materials through integrated approaches

  • Robert Pell
  • Laurens Tijsseling
  • Phoebe Whattoff
Review Article


  • An article in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology describes how high-productivity intervals during Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 were related to the influence of freshwater runoff.

    • Erin Scott
    Research Highlight
  • Gerbrand Koren discusses how measurements of Δ17O in CO2 can improve estimates of photosynthesis and its response to environmental conditions.

    • Gerbrand Koren
    Tools of the Trade
  • An article in Geophysical Research Letters develops a mathematical model to investigate the influence of saltwater intrusion on permafrost thaw.

    • Graham Simpkins
    Research Highlight
  • The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating plastic pollution. A shift in waste management practices is thus urgently needed to close the plastic loop, requiring governments, researchers and industries working towards intelligent design and sustainable upcycling.

    • Xiangzhou Yuan
    • Xiaonan Wang
    • Yong Sik Ok
  • An article in JGR Solid Earth identified that basalt-hosted megathrusts are not necessarily the nucleation source of large megathrust earthquakes.

    • Erin Scott
    Research Highlight