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Trees planted near Loch Ness could help grow income stream while removing thousands of tonnes of carbon from the atmosphere.

Scottish ports on alert as oysters face alien species invasion thanks to climate change.

Analysis of the skulls of lions, wolves and hyenas has helped scientists uncover how prehistoric dogs hunted 40 million years ago.

Professor Kathy Whaler, Chair of Geophysics, receives RAS Service Award for Geophysics 

Emeritus Professor Brian Upton has been awarded the Collins Medal by The Mineralogical Council 

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Fri, 21/04/2017

Scientists are preparing for the launch of a UK-French satellite that will measure greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, following official endorsement of the project today. The initiative will be the first European mission to monitor and characterise the flow of carbon dioxide gas from natural and man-made sources and its absorption by the atmosphere, ocean, and land.

Artist's impression of Microcarb satellite CNES

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Thu, 20/04/2017

Academics from the School of GeoSciences awarded funds on two research projects as part of a £8.6m UK research programme on greenhouse gas removal.  New research will investigate ways to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to counteract global warming.

Greenhouse Gas Removal