Insect decline more extensive than suspected

Compared to a decade ago, today the number of insect species in many areas has decreased by about one third. According to a study by...

Study claims everyone alive today can trace our ancestry to a region in northern...

A landmark study claims to have pinpointed the birthplace of modern humans in southern Africa and suggests how past climate shifts drove their first...

Five thousand eyes on the sky

A cutting-edge new telescope instrument designed and built by an international team  has taken its first observations of the night sky. The Dark Energy Spectroscopic...

Fujifilm Announce X-Pro3 Mirrorless Camera

Minimal distractions, just photography: Fujifilm release X-Pro3, the latest mirrorless digital camera to join the X Series line-up. Fujifilm Corporation, President - Kenji Sukeno, is...

Acidic oceans triggered marine mass extinction during dinosaur die-off

A new international study led by Yale University, in collaboration with the Universities of St Andrews and Bristol, confirms a long-held theory about the last...

Warmer nights prompt birds to lay eggs earlier

Rising night-time temperatures are causing woodland birds to build nests and lay eggs earlier in springtime, research shows. As climate change continues to cause temperatures...

Widespread drying of European peatlands in recent centuries

Many of Europe’s peatlands are currently the driest they have been in the last 1,000 years, new research shows. Scientists examined 31 peatlands across Britain,...

Rochdale MP Backs Campaign to Stop Delays to Blood Cancer Diagnosis

Tony Lloyd MP is supporting a campaign to reduce the number of blood cancer patients who experience potentially life-threatening delays to diagnosis.  He met with...

Rochdale Schoolboy and MP Call for Tougher Action on Plastic Pollution

After watching a David Attenborough documentary with his grandmother on the amount of plastic in the Pacific Ocean, 8-year-old Jack Adams felt angry and...

Emperor Penguin population will decrease by more than 50% over the current century says...

An international team of researchers recommends the need for additional measures to protect and conserve one of the most iconic Antarctic species – the...