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Climate change was not to blame for the collapse of the Bronze Age

- Scientists have proven definitively that climate change could not have been responsible for a huge population collapse in Europe at the end of the Bronze Age.

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Woodland bat species sweats it out in the tropics

- A bat species thought to be restricted to temperate forests has been found living thousands of miles from its known range in the sweltering heat of the southern Indian rainforest.

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Increase in ozone destroying substances - but Montreal Protocol on track

- Research from the University of Leeds and an international team of scientists has shown a recent increase in atmospheric hydrogen chloride (HCl), a substance linked to destruction of the ozone layer.

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Scientists to debate the future of climate science and policy

- The University of Leeds will host an event on Tuesday, 4 November to critically reflect on the key findings of a report on climate change that was recently published by a United Nations (UN) panel.

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Grouse moor burning causes widespread environmental changes

- Evidence of the environmental impact of heather burning is published today in the first authoritative study on the subject, to help relieve tensions on both sides of the grouse moor management debate.

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Flying fish – from Africa to the Amazon

- Scientists have uncovered the natural fertiliser contained within Saharan dust that plays an important role in the health of the Amazon rainforest when it is blown across the Atlantic: fish bone.

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