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Lindsay Turnbull is Associate Professor, Department of Plant Sciences.
Main area(s) of interest/expertise
I started life as a plant ecologist but have spread into lots of different areas since, including the impacts of plastic waste on ecosystems.
Why is Oxford a good place to work in research related to environmental challenges?
Oxford has an amazing breadth and depth of expertise and - despite being busy - nearly everyone is willing to help.
What is the biggest environmental challenge facing the planet right now?
That's a tough one - there are so many - but if we don't get on top of emissions, the planet will change beyond recognition.
Despite the challenges, are you optimistic about our future?
Yes, because I have the great privilege to work with lots of young people, and I think they are smart enough and motivated enough to take action
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