A major international study conducts the first global assessment of palm tree numbers in an effort to better understand tropical forest diversity.
Gold mining significantly limits the regrowth of Amazon forests, greatly reducing their ability to accumulate carbon, according to a new study.
Professor Omar Masera from UNAM in Mexico has received a Cheney Fellowship by the University of Leeds.
Tropical forests face uncertainty under climate change, but a new study suggests they can continue to store large amounts of carbon in a warmer world, if countries limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Experts from the University of Leeds are advising the Government on the covid-19 pandemic, including as members of influential scientific panels.