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15 November 2017

News

Amazon's recovery from forest loss limited by climate change

Climate change effects mean deforested areas of the Amazon Basin have a limited ability to recover and store carbon.

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8 November 2017

News

NCEO scientists win ‘Space Oscar’ for pioneering research to reduce deforestation

Researchers from NCEO at the University of Leicester have won the prestigious Copernicus Masters Award.

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27 October 2017

Blog

In a post-truth world engagement is more important than ever

Scientists are still trusted in the public discourse so let’s resolve to seize the day with engagement, and keep at it.

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17 November 2017 - 19 November 2017

Event

Explore the World at your feet with NCEO at UnEarthed festival

Free interactive showcase – “Unearthed” – Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, 17-19 November 2017 – explore the World at your feet with NCEO and NERC scientists

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17 October 2017

News

Red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky at lunchtime?...

During 16th October 2017, Hurricane Ophelia (downgraded to post-tropical cyclone) drew wildfire smoke particles and Saharan dust over the UK, causing the sky to turn yellow and orange, the sun to appear red.

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13 October 2017

News

Health-focused air-quality monitoring satellite of Copernicus Programme successfully launched

Sentinel-5p was successfully launched today from Plesetsk, Russia.

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