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An air turbulence forecasting algorithm, co-developed by British researchers, has helped make flying safer and smoother for up to 2·5 billion passenger journeys.
A team of UK and US polar scientists are about to embark on one of the largest joint Antarctic missions for more than 70 years. It's the first field season of a five-year quest to understand the contribution that the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica will make to global sea level.
New certification standards to make growing palm oil less destructive to biodiversity were developed based on research by NERC 2018 Impact Awards finalist Dr Jennifer Lucey.
Leading British microplastics researchers have been shortlisted for a NERC Impact Award to honour the substantial benefits their pioneering research has provided for society.
A huge Earth will glow alongside Hope the whale in the Natural History Museum this month, at a public 'Lates' event delivered in partnership with NERC.
Research addressing major environmental challenges posed by climate change was showcased by global partnership the Belmont Forum at an event hosted by UK Research & Innovation and NERC.