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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.

A fallen tree in the Amazon rainforest

A team of Brazilian and British scientists have discovered that extreme wind and water-deficiency are the main causes of tree death in the southern Amazon.

Trees

An international team of scientists estimate that there are 14% more tree species than previously thought.