Illegal orchids trade
Report exposes Southeast Asia’s thriving trade in endangered orchidsLearn More
A force for good
Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business launches in LancasterLearn More
Climate change and migration
Lancaster University is cohosting an event on climate migration at the world leaders climate talks in Paris in DecemberLearn More
Putting plants on a (water) diet
The first graduate on one of the UK’s biggest industry focussed environmental PhD programmes walks straight into a tailor made job in horticultureLearn More
Tracking the key elements of life
Lancaster scientists gain prestigious NERC Highlight Topic funding to track the source and fate of chemical elements in our rivers and lakesLearn More
Exploring nature’s gifts to humanity
A mission to show how plants play a vital role in our everyday lives, motivates the Head of Education at London’s oldest botanic gardenLearn More
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