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View across The Flow Country in Northern Scotland. Credit: Andy Baird, University of Leeds

At the University of Leeds, academics and practitioners are working towards peatland restoration in the UK, EU and beyond. This World Soil Day, we explore their latest work.

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A team of researchers from the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) have been awarded an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize for supporting healthier consumer habits.

A gorilla in Lefini, Republic of Congo, stood on a fallen tree above water.

Leading researchers have launched a major scientific initiative to investigate and protect the fragile Congo Basin Forest in central Africa, one of the world’s most important ecosystems.

An image of a forest from above.

If the world’s natural forests are allowed to grow and mature rather than being cut down, 226 billion tonnes of carbon could be taken out of the atmosphere, according to a major international study.

Three people holding protest signs. They read "Human trafficking happens here," "99% of victims are never rescued," and "slavery still exists."

New research shows that faith-based organisations (FBOs) supporting modern slavery survivors in the UK are embroiled in a landscape marked by racialised border violence.