Lancaster Environment Centre
We are a community of high-achieving students, world-class environmental researchers, government scientists and enterprises working together to address today’s biggest environmental challenges.Find a course
Study with the Graduate School for the Environment, which harnesses the power of three of the world’s foremost research organisations to give students the best possible chance of enjoying productive, impactful and influential careers.
Unite solutions to climate and biodiversity crises to save life on earth, says study
Leading experts on the ecological impacts of climate change are calling for urgent action to align the climate and biodiversity agendas to ensure that low cost, low risk, low maintenance opportunities to jointly and efficiently address these two environmental issues are prioritised and implemented.
Food security for millions undermined by lack of policy support for small-scale fisheries and aquaculture
Small-scale fisheries and aquaculture are overlooked by policymakers and decisionmakers despite providing livelihoods for more than 100 million people and sustenance for a billion people worldwide, according to researchers including Lancaster University’s Professor Christina Hicks.
Our research challenges provide a focus for our fundamental and applied research, ensuring our work helps provide the underlying knowledge needed to find effective solutions.
Our research groups include a wide range of researchers from the natural and social scientists. They work in multi-disciplinary teams within, across and beyond these groups to help find solutions to the big global environmental challenges.