Gold mining significantly limits the regrowth of Amazon forests, greatly reducing their ability to accumulate carbon, according to a new study.
BA Geography and Sociology alum Monisha Jackson has been awarded the Royal Geographical Society with IBG Dissertation Prize in the Race, Culture and Equality Working Group.
Professor Omar Masera from UNAM in Mexico has received a Cheney Fellowship by the University of Leeds.
Tropical forests face uncertainty under climate change, but a new study suggests they can continue to store large amounts of carbon in a warmer world, if countries limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Experts from the University of Leeds are advising the Government on the covid-19 pandemic, including as members of influential scientific panels.