The most satisfied students
Students say Lancaster University is the top place in the UK to study Physical Geography and Environmental Science.Learn more
Pesticides linger longer undercover
Pesticide residues in foods grown in greenhouses are higher than in those grown in open fields, new research has shownLearn more
World's oldest water discovered
A Lancaster University scientist has helped discover the oldest water yet found on Earth, important for understanding life on Earth and MarsLearn more
Landmines in Croatia
Lancaster professors’ bid to join Sir Bobby Charlton in search to ‘Find a Better Way’ to clear landminesLearn more
Legal threat to Brazil's ecosystems
Brazil's globally significant ecosystems could be exposed to mining and dams if new laws currently being debated by the Brazilian Congress go aheadLearn more
Informing policy makers
House of Commons researchers are ‘hot desking’ alongside environmental scientists at Lancaster University.Learn more
Justice is at the heart of the teaching and research carried out by social scientists at the Lancaster Environment Centre. In From Fair trade to Fracking; why justice matters, four academics talk about the work they do and how it can help build a fairer world.
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