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A building on fire.
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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.

Prof Corneille Ewango of the University of Kisangani, DRC, takes notes in a peat swamp forest along the Ikelemba River in DRC.

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.

green trees in a rainforest

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.

Exterior of Asda House in Leeds.

Asda and the University have joined forces to better understand pressing societal challenges such as nutrition, environmental and health issues through a strategic data partnership.

Image of an iceberg

Professor Duncan Quincey comments on how an automated system could help communities in building ice stupas