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  • Missing sharks

    Even in protected areas, sharks are missing from most coral reefs near where humans are fishing.

  • Coral reefs hit by sea level rise

    Many coral reefs will be unable to keep growing fast enough to keep up with rising sea levels

  • CBE for land & water scientist

    Lancaster University’s Professor Louise Heathwaite has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2018.

  • A taste of science

    For the first time the 90,000 visitors to the BBC Good Food Show will discover the scientific research behind our food and drink, thanks to research scientists.

  • Top Ten again

    Lancaster is ranked 6th in the UK and top in the North West for Geography and Environmental Studies in the 2019 Guardian League Table

  • Weaponising Nature?

    Two Lancaster political ecologists win an Outstanding Research Award for their groundbreaking research on the US Navy’s development of biofuels

  • The Enemy Within

    A Lancaster University PhD researcher grows invasive species for display at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

  • Looking on the bright side

    Researcher wins a fellowship to help policy makers and businesses enhance the socio-economic and environmental benefits from wind and solar installations

  • Tackling illegal wildlife trading

    Conservationist takes wildlife challenge to the country’s Supreme Court using evidence obtained during a Lancaster University research project

  • On the science trail

    Families can learn about the science of the Lake District in a fun and interactive way over half-term.