New issue of Planet Earth magazine now available

4 July 2016

NERC is relaunching its magazine Planet Earth, which communicates the amazing science it supports, and the wider benefits it has to UK society and the economy.

Planet Earth magazine front cover

The revamped magazine is leaner and more tightly focused on the benefits that our research produces. Each issue is organised around a particular theme; for the summer issue, that's drones and robots - one of the fastest-moving and most exciting areas in environmental science.

The new issue is available online and is being sent out to subscribers. It's packed with stories on everything from what's going on at the National Oceanography Centre's Marine Robotics Innovation Centre, to how drones help British Antarctic Survey ships navigate the polar ice.

We've also launched the new Planet Earth website, which takes over where the old Planet Earth Online left off. It will feature all the articles from the magazine, as well as regular web-only news, interviews, blog posts and more.

You can sign up to the print magazine, or to our new monthly e-newsletter. If you have any ideas for stories about great science that NERC's helped support, please get in touch with science writer and editor Tom Marshall at .

We're already working on the autumn issue, focused on air quality and health, and after that the winter issue will look at flooding and how NERC researchers are helping protect us from it.

Further information

Tom Marshall
NERC communications
01793 442593