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  • Soil security fellow

    Mountaineering researcher wins a prestigious fellowship to study how a changing climate could affect the role of mountains as global carbon sinks

  • Extreme storms warning

    Storms worse than Storm Desmond could happen in the next decade, the floods boss of the Environment Agency told an audience at Lancaster University

  • A systems approach to farming

    Agronomist models farming systems to explore how they can help fulfil the world’s competing environmental, food security and social goals

  • Big data and biodiversity prize

    A young Lancaster University researcher has won a prestigious international award for using big data methods to predict plant and animal species distributions

  • New LEC director

    New Director aims to cement the Lancaster Environment Centre’s reputation as the UK’s leading school of the environment

  • Political Ecology

    New Lancaster research group focusses on how people interact with the environment at a social, political and economic level

  • Top ten again

    Lancaster ranks in the UK top ten for Geography and Environmental Science in the fourth major league table this year.   

  • A monitor lizard

    It’s not all about tigers and criminals – illegal wildlife trade responses need nuance

    Responses to illegal wildlife trade need to be more nuanced and not only focused on high-profile species if we are to truly tackle the problem, say researchers.

  • Lancaster University College, China

    The first Environmental Science students have started studying at Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) as part of Lancaster’s latest initiative with China

  • Environmental photography

    A dramatic flooding image got a Lancaster University photographer shortlisted for the Environmental Photographer of the Year