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Saddleworth moor fire from the airScientists take to the skies to measure emissions from Greater Manchester moor fires

Scientists flew through the plumes of smoke rising from the Greater Manchester moor fires to sample pollution levels.

11 July 2018

Why is the UK's honeypot shrinking? Honeybees

An innovative monitoring scheme could provide a better understanding of the factors that impact on the size and health of honeybee populations, and on honey yields.

9 Jul 2018

Sea robots show Arctic climate change Gliders - autonomous underwater vehicles

Underwater robots have uncovered new evidence about life in the Arctic and, for the first time, revealed the moment the region's marine ecosystem springs into life after the dark winter season.

8 Jun 2018

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