Fern Baker

Fern Baker

  • 01202 962670
  • bakerf at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer in Sustainability
  • Christchurch House C208, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Fern is a lecturer in Sustainability at Bournemouth University in the Life and Environmental Sciences department. She has a BSc (hons) degree in Psychology and a MSc in Environmental Sustainability and Green Technology. Her PhD was in Veterinary Medicine and Science, evaluating strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the dairy system.

Fern has a wide interest in the sustainability sector, but having a psychology background, has a keen interest in environmental psychology. How we drive behaviour change and encourage people to adopt pro-environmental behaviour. She is also interested in the trade-offs and conflicts from implementing environmentally friendly measures, such as the economic, social, health and wellbeing impacts. In addition to the agri-food sector, such as food waste and limiting greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture. Fern hopes to research these topics further and how we can work towards a Net-Zero world.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person's work contributes towards the following SDGs:

Zero hunger

"End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture"

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Good health and well-being

"Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages"

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Responsible consumption and production

"Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns"

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Climate action

"Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts"

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