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UnEarthed. Explore the world at your feetWhat do you think is the biggest question on Earth?

This 17-19 November at 'UnEarthed. Explore the world at your feet', about 100 NERC-funded scientists are engaging the public with the biggest questions on Earth.

20 October 2017

UK's most wanted... Asian hornet

You've probably heard of the harlequin ladybird and you've certainly seen a grey squirrel, but what about others that might be on their way?

22 Sep 2017

Microplastics in the bellies of creatures living at the bottom of the ocean Sea star

Around half of marine creatures living at depths of more than 2,000 metres in the North Atlantic could be eating microplastic material, marine scientists have discovered.

18 Sep 2017

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