Work has started on a pioneering project that aims to restore rare habitat and...

Did you know that peat bogs have the ability to capture carbon from the atmosphere and store it away in their soils for millennia?...

Nearly half UK carbon footprint is from overseas emissions

Nearly half the UK’s carbon footprint comes from emissions released overseas to satisfy UK-based consumption, according to a new report. Products including clothing, processed foods...

Global warming will cause ecosystems to produce more methane than first predicted

New research suggests that as the Earth warms natural ecosystems such as freshwaters will release more methane than expected from predictions based on temperature...

Manchester to host virtual green summit later this month

GREATER Manchester will outline its vision for our environment and set out the next steps to becoming carbon neutral at this year’s Green Summit,...

Artificial night lighting has widespread impacts on nature

Artificial night-time lighting has a diverse range of effects across the natural world and should be limited where possible, researchers say. A team led...

A robotic revolution for urban nature

Drones, robots and autonomous systems can transform the natural world in and around cities for people and wildlife. International research, involving over 170 experts and...

Economic benefits of protecting nature now outweigh those of exploiting it, study shows

The economic benefits of conserving or restoring natural sites outweigh the profit potential of converting them for intensive human use, according to the largest-ever...

Cut methane emissions to avert global temperature rise, UN-backed study urges

Methane emissions caused by human activity can be reduced by up to 45 per cent this decade, thus helping to keep global temperature rise...

North West walkers and farmers warned of livestock danger

AN agricultural expert is warning North West walkers and farmers to stay vigilant in the vicinity of livestock and their young this summer, to...

Economic cost of climate change could be six times higher than previously thought

​​​​​​​Economic models of climate change may have substantially underestimated the costs of continued warming, according to a new study. Published today in the journal Environmental...