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.
Forest fragmentation hits wildlife hardest in the tropics
Animals that evolved in environments subject to large-scale habitat-altering events like fires and storms are better equipped to handle forest fragmentation caused by human development than species in low-disturbance environments, new research shows.
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.
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.