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

A major new research project will assess the risk that climate change poses to our peatlands.

A coral reef

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels will still be catastrophic for coral reefs, new research suggests.

An image of peatland

New study indicates that despite efforts to reduce global carbon emissions, by 2040 the climates of Northern Europe will be unable to sustain peat permafrost.

Sky over the ocean

A team of international scientists led by the University of Leeds reveal a key finding in the recipe of complex life on planets.

A forest with areas of deforestation

Researchers using multiple high-resolution satellite observations have found that carbon loss has more than doubled since 2001 due to forest clearance across the tropics.