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Biochar on a forest floorLoch Ness trees to help Scotland's carbon store

Thousands of trees planted near Loch Ness could help grow a new income stream for Scotland's forestry industry while removing thousands of tonnes of carbon from the atmosphere.

15 January 2019

Climate change spells disaster for small businesses in southern Africa Worker in a small African business

What do you picture when you think about climate change? Perhaps you see failing crops, rising sea levels or melting glaciers. But what about struggling small businesses?

10 Jan 2019

Missing ocean monitoring instrument found after five years at sea Deep ocean lander instrument

Early Christmas present for the National Oceanography Centre as missing deep-ocean lander is found after five years lost at sea.

14 Dec 2018

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