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Payments to protect carbon stored in forests must increase

Efforts to protect tropical forests in Southeast Asia for the carbon they store may fail because protection payments are too low – according to University of East Anglia research. A study published today in¬†Nature Communications¬†finds that schemes designed to protect tropical forests from clearance based on the carbon they store do not pay enough to […]

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New executive director for The Sainsbury Laboratory

The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) has launched its new vision and announced the appointment of Prof Nicholas Talbot FRS as executive director. Based at Norwich Research Park (NRP), TSL is a world-leading research institute working on the science of plant-microbe interactions.

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Mass insect migrations in UK skies

As Britain voted for Brexit amid furious debate over migration, trillions of migrants were coming and going, unseen by all but the sharpest eyes. For the first time, scientists have measured the movements of high-flying insects in the skies over southern England – and found that about 3.5 trillion migrate over the region every year.

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