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Peatlands

Researchers led by the University of Leeds examined 31 peatlands across Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia and continental Europe to assess changes in peatland surface wetness during the last 2,000 years.

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A new study links a recent rise in infant mortality in England to poverty.

Valley

A new study has used partially fossilised plants and single-celled organisms to investigate the effects of climate change on the Canadian High Arctic wetlands and help predict their future.

Peru trees

Dr David Galbraith, Associate Professor of Earth Dynamics in the School of Geography, will lead new cross –continent research on the human impact on biodiversity in Latin America.  

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Academics from the School of Geography and Leeds Institute for Data Analytics are part of a new research consortium tackling bigger picture factors behind the prevention of non-communicable diseases.