The National Trust in North Devon is calling for helpers of all shapes and sizes to join in the charity’s ‘Big Tree Plant’ in February and help put in the first of 125,000 trees they plan to plant along the North Devon coast and countryside over the next three years.[Read more…] about Big Tree Plant weekend calls for helpers in North Devon
A University of Exeter academic has contributed towards new research which challenges the widely-held theory that climate change could cause the Amazon to rapidly change from rainforest to a dry, less lush environment.
The regional partnership Climate SouthWest, which exists to help the South West prepare for the impact of climate change is holding its annual Adapting to Climate Change week from June 7-11.
Plymouth-born environmental campaigner Lewis Gordon Pugh became the first person to complete a long-distance swim on Mount Everest when he complete a 1km swim on the glacial lake next to the Khumbu Glacier on Mount Everest.
Scientists from the universities of Exeter and Oxford are racing against time to unearth 30,000 year-old climate records, before they are lost forever. The rings of preserved kauri trees, hidden in New Zealand’s peat bogs, hold the secret to climate fluctuations spanning back to the end of the last Ice Age.