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A photograph of trilobite fossils.

Scientists discover two intense periods of volcanism triggered a period of global cooling and falling oxygen levels in the oceans, causing one of the most severe mass extinctions in Earth history.

A forest fire in Indonesia.

Plans to restore Indonesian peatlands are a cost-effective strategy for reducing the impacts of peatland fires to the environment, climate and human health, says a new study.

A village on the edge of a desert about to be engulfed by a sandstorm.

The University of Leeds has been awarded the country’s most prestigious higher education honour.

Flooding

An innovative plan to reduce the impact of flooding and climate change in West Yorkshire over the next six years is being launched during national Flood Action Week.

A cropped photograph of an electric bus.

Using carbon tax revenue to fund free green electricity and public transport could significantly reduce individual households’ greenhouse gas emissions, a new study has found.