21 Sep 2021
More carbon in the soil could protect harvests in a future climate
Farming practices that result in higher levels of carbon in agricultural soils could protect harvests in a future changed climate, a new study shows.
12 Aug 2021
What comes next: after the IPCC climate change report
Two Lund University climate scientists, Kimberly Nicholas and Markku Rummukainen, talk about what comes next following the recent IPCC report.
2 Jul 2021
Urban private gardens promote biodiversity
They become smaller as urbanisation increases. Troublesome, according to researcher Helena Hanson, because urban private gardens affect both cities’ biodiversity and human wellbein...
25 May 2021
Bumblebee detection dog on research duty
Doctoral student Sofia Blomqvist is training her dog Ylle to find bumblebees and other pollinating insects.
10 May 2021
Project funding for researchers to apply for a doctoral studentship in Environmental Science within the Agenda 2030 graduate school
The Centre for Environmental and Climate Science (CEC) now announces funding for one doctoral studentship, where the doctoral student is admitted to the PhD programme in Environmen...
14 Apr 2021
Location of conservation measures has a large impact on their effectiveness in providing environmental benefits
By changing from action-based to result-based environmental payment, farmers are financially encouraged to implement conservation measures, such as buffer strips and organic farmin...
13 Apr 2021
New method predicts the severity of the grass pollen season for allergy sufferers
An international research team has found a new method for predicting entire pollen seasons, something that can help healthcare and allergy sufferers plan to reduce problems. No sim...
31 Mar 2021
Climate benefits of the forest – a balancing act in prioritisation
The forest is currently at the centre of an intense debate. It concerns, in simplified terms, which climate benefits the forest can provide.
24 Mar 2021
Drones offer new insights into boreal peatland CO2 emissions
Boreal peatlands store large amounts of carbon but warmer and drier conditions caused by climate change may turn these ecosystems into carbon sources.
23 Mar 2021
A warmer climate is making the world’s most common bumblebee even more common
Many species of bee are threatened by global warming, but not all. The buff-tailed bumblebee is the world’s most common bee and will likely remain that way, as researchers from Lun...