Ongoing environmental changes are transforming forests worldwide, resulting in shorter and younger trees with broad impacts on global ecosystems, scientists say.
Professor Peter Kraftl has been named as recipient of the Royal Geographical Society's 2020 Murchison Award
Regular and thorough handwashing is promoted as one of the most important contributions individuals and households can make to reducing transmission of diseases, including COVID-19.
A new way of looking at marine evolution over the past 540 million years shows that levels of biodiversity in our oceans have remained fairly constant, rather than increasing continuously over the last 200 million years.
Three academics from the University of Birmingham – two from the Business School and one from the School of Geography – have been appointed Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.
The School of Geography Earth and Environmental Sciences announces renewed Academic Software Licence agreement of the Move software suite with Petroleum Experts Ltd.
Fire has been ever present in the news over the last few weeks, with more than 10 million hectares of Australian bushlands having gone up in flames since September 2019.
The Bedfordshire town of Luton has come bottom of a league table of predicted city-wide air pollution concentrations among UK cities, according to new analysis by the Universities of Birmingham and Lancaster.
A new paper has revealed an ancient trackway, found imprinted on a block of sandstone from the base of Hardraw Force Waterfall in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, is the oldest record of amphibian tracks in the UK.
Plastic pollution beyond the world's oceans – Why quantifying plastic pollution in freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems represents the next frontier.
Dr Sarah Greene at the University of Birmingham is a co-author on a new study in PNAS, titled 'Rapid ocean acidification and protracted Earth system recovery followed the end-Cretaceous Chicxulub impact.
Very strong opinions are held about what is 'appropriate' in prison and could nature help prisoners