Global warming is likely to cause a decline in the number of species of microbes that live in tropical soils - and that could threaten the biodiversity of rainforests and increase carbon emissions.
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has appointed Freshwater Quality Champions to lead a new programme that will study the water quality of UK rivers.
An ‘urgent conversation’ is needed about extreme heat and the wildfire risk that could threaten lives in urban areas, a School of Geography expert says.
A new study has mapped the full scale of a vast region of peatland in the heart of the Congo Basin, revealing it to be 15% bigger than previously thought.
Dr Simon Lewis is calling for an international intervention to stop an immense area of rainforest from being auctioned off by the Democratic Republic of Congo.