Lancaster Environment Centre
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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.
Lancaster Professor appointed to DEFRA independent expert panel
A Lancaster University Professor is part of an independent panel of experts appointed by DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) to investigate an incident where large numbers of crustaceans died off the coast of North East England.
Human activity has degraded more than a third of the remaining Amazon rainforest, scientists find
The Amazon rainforest has been degraded by a much greater extent than scientists previously believed with more than a third of remaining forest affected by humans, according to a new study published on January 27 in the journal ‘Science’.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak hails Eden Project Morecambe following successful Levelling Up fund bid
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Michael Gove visited the site of Eden Project Morecambe today, following last night’s announcement that the project has been awarded £50m from the Levelling Up Fund.
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.