New research reveals that 85 tree species domesticated by pre-Colombian peoples remain common in forests close to ancient settlements.

The Secretary of State for Transport has visited the University of Leeds to see the latest research aiming to help the transportation sector become more accessible, efficient and productive.

Remains of microorganisms at least 3,770 million years old have been discovered – providing direct evidence of one of the oldest life forms on Earth.

Researchers are a step closer to understanding the relationship between the colour of soot particles and the effect of such atmospheric pollution on climate.

Carbon emissions across all nine Amazon nations have been fully matched by carbon absorption by mature Amazon forests since the 1980s, new research shows.