Government Launches Microplastics Research To Protect Oceans
photo by Paolo Margari
A new research project analysing the impact of tyres and clothing on the marine environment has been launched today by the Government.
Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has…
4th May 2018 02:36 PM
UK Pledges Protection For Corals
The UK has joined a global battle to safeguard the world’s coral reefs from climate change and rising sea temperatures, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey announced this week.
11th Apr 2018 12:10 PM
Protect The Planet This Earth Hour
WWF’s Earth Hour is your chance to be part of global change. Make a personal promise to the planet, and join WWF’s big lights out today on 24 March. Last year around 9 million took part in the UK…
24th Mar 2018 09:00 AM
Environment Minister Visits North America To Turn Tide On Marine Plastic
Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has joined forces with Canada and the USA in the fight against marine plastic.
During a visit to Washington D.C. and Ottawa this week, the Minister met her…
21st Feb 2018 03:56 PM
UK Aid Backs Ground-breaking British Research Into ‘Super-crops’
Members of the Kyamaleera Women's Handicraft Association in Uganda present their beans. Picture: CGIAR
UK scientists are leading new cutting-edge research to allow farmers to grow crops that are more…
27th Jan 2018 08:20 PM
New CT Scanner Takes The Limelight
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has a new star of the show in its diagnostics service with the arrival of a brand new CT scanner in radiology.
Now installed and working in the CT…
2nd May 2018 05:27 PM
Leeds Scientists To Stretch Heart Cells To Help People With Heart Failure
Dr Sarah Calaghan and her team at the University of Leeds have been awarded £128,000 by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to answer urgent questions about the biological processes that leave the…
30th Mar 2018 11:11 AM
Men In Yorkshire More Likely To Be Diagnosed With Late Stage Prostate Cancer
Men in Yorkshire are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer at a late stage, according to statistics provided by Yorkshire Cancer Research.
Around 47% of patients in Yorkshire are diagnosed…
1st Mar 2018 06:19 PM
New Campaign Answers ‘Call Of Nature’
Water vole. Photo by Wildstock
Residents and businesses with off-mains sewage treatment systems are urged to support the ‘Call of Nature Yorkshire’ campaign to help improve water quality in rivers…
12th Feb 2018 12:44 PM
Pioneering New Therapy Discovered In Yorkshire Approved For Breast Cancer Patients
A discovery made at the University of Sheffield and funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research has become the first treatment to be approved for secondary breast cancer patients with the BRCA gene mutation.
17th Jan 2018 11:06 AM