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The edge of  glacier beginning to fall into the sea.

Sea level rise caused by melting ice could be halved this century if the Paris Agreement target of limiting warming to 1.5°C is met.

On the left Chancellor Professor Dame Jane Francis and on the right Professor Gregory Houseman

Two prominent Leeds figures have been elected as Fellows of the prestigious Royal Society.

Holuhraun volcano with smoke rising from the top

Respiratory disease increased markedly following one of Iceland’s largest volcanic eruptions, a new study has found.

A sandstorm in sub-Saharan Africa

Scientists are using weather forecasts to predict the location and scale of impending meningitis outbreaks in sub-Saharan Africa.

Fish on sea floor

Eroded seabed rocks are providing an essential source of nutrition for drifting marine organisms at the base of the food chain, according to new research.