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  • Reducing floods using nature

    A new UK map and catalogue of schemes that use natural processes in flood management highlights the need to evaluate the effectiveness of these projects 

  • Knowledge without borders

    Lancaster alumnus, Dr David Stanners, one of the founding staff of the European Environment Agency, explains how it helps improve environmental policy. 

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    Research that gets noticed

    A research paper on global tree numbers, involving a Lancaster University researcher, was one of 2015’s most widely discussed academic articles online 

  • Environmental chemist honoured

    A leading air pollution scientist who began his academic career at Lancaster University has been awarded an honorary doctorate

  • Green Gown Award

    Business-boosting environmental research and development programme scoops another national award

  • Eco-innovation in Africa

    Lancaster University partners with the African Development Bank at the Paris Climate talks to explore how university-business collaboration can help Africa adapt to climate change

  • Climate change and migration

    Lancaster University is cohosting an event on climate migration at the world leaders climate talks in Paris in December

  • Putting plants on a (water) diet

    The first graduate on one of the UK’s biggest industry focused environmental PhD programmes walks straight into a tailor made job in horticulture

  • 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 lakes

  • 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 garden