Forest grazing and flood risk
Grazing animals within forests counteracts the effectiveness of trees to reduce flood risk a new study shows.
A Lancaster University student’s masters’ dissertation offers new commercial possibilities for turning waste coffee grounds into biofuel.
Prizewinning PhD researcher
A football themed presentation into how long arable soils will last in the UK wins an early career researcher a top prize from the British Society of Soil Science.
Businesses must do more to take action on soil, Lancaster sustainability expert argues in latest edition of Nature
Companies are unaware of the huge risks they face from soil degradation.
Taking dung beetles to Glastonbury
Sex & Bugs & Rock ’n Roll wins researcher a British Ecological Society public engagement prize.
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.
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.