Liverpool Skylilne

Natural Sciences and Psychology

Dr Colm Bowe

Dr Colm Bowe

Telephone: 0151 231 2133

Biography

Colm’s recent research has focused on biophysical quantification and economic valuation of business natural capital externalities (relating to agricultural supply chains). Ongoing work also includes valuing visual amenity of green space. Colm has written a number or articles on the promotion and domestication of underutilised crops and earlier research focused on modelling the distribution of underutilised species under current and future climates.

Degrees

2007, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, PhD
2001, Durham University, United Kingdom, BSc Environmental Management

Academic appointments

Programme Manager BSc Wildlife Conservation, Natural Science and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, 2014 - present
Senior Lecturer, Natural Science and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, 2010 - present
Research Fellow, Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, 2006 - 2010

Publications

Highlighted publications

TRABUCCO A, ACHTEN WMJ, BOWE C, AERTS R, ORSHOVEN JV, NORGROVE L, MUYS B. 2010. Global mapping of Jatropha curcas yield based on response of fitness to present and future climate GCB Bioenergy, :no-no >DOI

Report

Bowe C, Cranston G, Walsh L. 2017. The inescapable truth: Brexit, business and natural capital. University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Bowe C, van der Horst D, Cranston G, Le Vernoy A. 2013. Natural Capital Leadership Summary of SABMiller Case Study: The (Sustainable) Business Case for Natural Capital Valuation

Bowe C, van der Horst D, Meghwanshi C. 2013. Assessing the Externalities of SABMillers’s barley extension program

Pearson A, Bowe C. Review and development of evidence base of Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) and Special Protection Areas (SPAs) in the Cheshire to Lancashire area Review and development of evidence base of Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) and Special Protection Areas (SPAs) in the Cheshire to Lancashire area

Journal article

Green JHH, Cranston GR, Sutherland WJ, Tranter H.R. , Bell SJ, Benton TG, Blixt E, Bowe C, et. al. . 2017. Research priorities for managing the impacts and dependencies of business upon food, energy, water and the environment Sustainability Science, >DOI

Bowe C, der Horst DV. 2015. Positive externalities, knowledge exchange and corporate farm extension services; a case study on creating shared value in a water scarce area Ecosystem Services, 15 :1-10 >DOI

Bourou S, Bowe C, Diouf M, Van Damme P. 2012. Ecological and human impacts on stand density and distribution of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) in Senegal African Journal of Ecology, :n/a-n/a >DOI

TRABUCCO A, ACHTEN WMJ, BOWE C, AERTS R, ORSHOVEN JV, NORGROVE L, MUYS B. 2010. Global mapping of Jatropha curcas yield based on response of fitness to present and future climate GCB Bioenergy, :no-no >DOI

Bowe C, Haq N. 2010. Quantifying the global environmental niche of an underutilised tropical fruit tree (Tamarindus indica) using herbarium records Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 139 :51-58 >DOI

Conference publication

Bowe C, Van der Horst D. 2016. Business Valuation of Natural Capital; learning by doing ICAEW Rethinking Capitals, Series 2 Natural Capital

Haq N, Bowe C, Dunsiger ZE. 2008. A case for promotion of tropical underutilised fruits for improvement of livelihoods Smart J, Haq N. New Crops and Uses: Their role in a rapidly changing world :288-299

Bowe C. 2007. Potential answers to the adaptation to and mitigation of climate change through the adoption of underutilised crops Tropical Agricultue Association Newsletter, South West Seminar on Underutilised Crops 27

Chapters

Haq N, Bowe C, Dunisger Z. 2007. Challenges to stimulating the adoption and impact of indigenous fruit trees in tropical agriculture Akinnifesi FK, Leakey RRB, Ajayi O, Sileshi G, Matakala P, Kwesiga F. Indigenous fruit trees in the tropics CABI 9781845931100 >DOI

Bowe C. 2006. Chapter 2 Composition Williams JT, Smith RW, Haq N, Dunsinger Z. Fruits for the Future 2 - Ber and other jujubes :18-28 ICUC. Southampton 9780854328581