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Underwater kelp forest, catalina island, california

Tropical kelp forest “twice the normal size” discovered in the Galapagos Islands

A tropical kelp forest of “enormous importance” has been found in the Galapagos Islands, harbouring potential for massive carbon sequestration.
cancer cells in infrared

Rethinking cancer as a molecular and cellular ecosystem

Sean Lawler, Associate Professor at Brown University pursues an understanding of cancer through the lens of the molecular and cellular ecosystem and natural selection.
Wind turbines lined up against a cloudy sky

European bio-based industries leading the green transition

Nicoló Giacomuzzi-Moore, Executive Director ad interim at CBE JU – Circular Bio‐based Europe Joint Undertaking, explains how European bio-based industries are leading the green transition.
boat on the river thames

An ecosystem approach to the River Thames

Anna Forbes, Thames Rivers Trust Administrator at the Thames Rivers Trust, shares with us an ecosystem approach to the River Thames.
Small red house surrounded by beautiful grassy dunes under a sunset on the Danish west coast

Climate change efforts in Denmark’s Ministry of Environment

Denmark’s Ministry of Environment is leading the nation’s efforts on climate change mitigation and developing a circular economy.
agriculture production with man planting veggies in the soil

Soil health for sustainable agriculture

Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, charts the rising importance of soil health for sustainable agriculture.
Man and woman looking down at ancient footprints on beach in Formby

What can we learn from ancient footprints found on a Merseyside beach?

What can we learn from the discovery of hundreds of ancient footprints belonging to animals and humans on a Merseyside beach?
Computer data security concept

National security needs a dose of innovation to deal with tomorrow’s threats

Saj Huq, head of innovation at Plexal discusses national security amongst nation states, and the need for better technology, ideas and innovations.
Science exhibition in Geneva

Why the European scientific ecosystem must recognise smaller research infrastructures

If supported, small- and medium-sized research infrastructures have the potential to boost the resilience of European society.
windmill in agriculture

Reducing the climate impact with regenerative agriculture and clean energy

Agricultural and energy industries are beginning to make shifts toward more sustainable, eco-friendly practices, like regenerative agriculture to reduce climate impact.
Grizzly bear animal running through water

Animals and climate change: which animals will be most resilient?

As the effects of global warming induce deadly weather patterns and disruptions to ecosystems, researchers analyse the outcomes of animals and climate change.
Volunteer firefighter trying to put out fire on heathland, surrounded by plumes of smoke

Unprecedented wildfire risks due to hot weather

Hot weather, dry conditions and record temperatures in the UK mean an increased risk of extreme wildfires, say experts.
Woman standing in tree yoga pose against a beautiful sky

Nature essential for human wellbeing

Studies demonstrate the importance of nature for human wellbeing by linking the nonmaterial contributions of ecosystems to people's overall health.
Bee pollinating flower

How bees can stabilise food supply and food prices

Yields of crops visited by insect pollinators like bees produce a more stable food supply and help stabilise food prices.
Scientific laboratory growing Arabidopsis plants in individual tubs

Plants produce aspirin to cope in heatwaves

With heatwaves across the globe, many are concerned about agriculture and dehydrated plants - it turns out plants produce their own aspirin.
NASA image showing an ozone hole from space

‘New’ ozone hole has been around since 1980s

A large, year-round ozone hole, seven times larger than the Antarctic ozone hole, has only recently been discovered despite existing since the 1980s.
Badger in forest, animal nature habitat, Germany, Europe

Europe’s Nature Restoration Law to repair damaged ecosystems by 2050

The Nature Restoration Law aims to restore damaged ecosystems and bring nature back across Europe, as well as reduce the use and risk of chemical pesticides by 50% by 2030.
botany, ecology

The education system makes us “disconnected from the botanical world”

At a time when plants could help solve global environmental problems, scientists warn we must become more in touch with botanical education.
panda

How do pandas survive solely on bamboo?

Pandas survive on a diet of bamboo, despite being bears. Why is this? The panda's long evolutionary history offers an answer.
T-Rex

Why did the T-Rex have tiny arms?

The discovery of a giant new dinosaur may explain why the T-Rex and so many other prehistoric meat-eaters had such tiny arms.

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