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Jon Lovett

According to new research nearly 40 percent of global land plant species can be categorized as very rare, and these species are most at risk for extinction as climate and land use continues to change.

Amazon rainforest

An international team of researchers led by the University of Leeds have revealed for the first time that Amazon forests with the greatest evolutionary diversity are the most productive.

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.

Baby holding hand

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.