• A view of Earth's atmoshere from space

    Change that you can believe in: Global warming and the IPCC

    Dr Paul Young, a contributing author for the recent International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, explains how the IPCC compiles its reports, and explores the report's conclusions.

  • Working with Owls

    Earth and Environmental Science student Karla Gudgeon volunteers with owls to support their conservation, and even tries to fly like one.  

  • Mycorrhizal funghi have dissolved the surface of a clay particle to leave a pit where it grew. Photo: Joe Quirk

    A journey through soil time

    Professor John Quinton reflects on the importance of the humble soil beneath our feet, following the annual meeting of the British Society of Soil Science hosted at Lancaster Environment Centre. 

  • Can the Digital Age save the World?

    Hayley Pearson a Lancaster University postgraduate student, explains how Digital Marketing, Biodiversity and Conservation could be combined in the 21st Century.

  • Freyja Scarborough

    So you want to be an environmental scientist

    Recent graduate, Freyja Scarborough, has just spent a month as a research assistant. She reflects on the joys of life in the field, and her new passion for extracting, sieving and analysing soil.

  • Hurricane Sandy’s undocumented heroes

    Lancaster University Geography student Charly Harrison meets the New York immigrants who helped rebuild their neighbourhood, during a recent field trip led by Dr Siobhan McGrath and Prof Gordon Walker.