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EXPERT COMMENT: Mistrust and earthquakes: why Lancashire communities are so shaken by fracking tremors

EXPERT COMMENT: Mistrust and earthquakes: why Lancashire communities are so shaken by fracking tremors

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 13:30 GMT

Anna Szolucha, postdoctoral research fellow at Northumbria University, explores why the impact of tremors at the Preston New Road fracking site near Blackpool are reverberating so strongly throughout the community living on the surface.

Tracing the history of farming in the Amazon

Tracing the history of farming in the Amazon

Press Releases   •   Jul 24, 2018 10:07 BST

A geographer from Northumbria University, Newcastle is leading on a £340,000 research project to examine how ancient civilisations in one of the most remote and inhospitable areas of the Amazon farmed their land.

Earliest European evidence of lead pollution uncovered in the Balkans

Earliest European evidence of lead pollution uncovered in the Balkans

Press Releases   •   May 29, 2018 17:14 BST

New research from Northumbria University has revealed that metal-related pollution began in the Balkans more than 500 years before it appeared in western Europe, and persisted throughout the Dark Ages and Medieval Period, meaning the region played a far bigger role in mineral exploitation than previously believed.

 EXPERT COMMENT: Hydroelectric dams threaten Brazil's mysterious Pantanal - one of the world's great wetland

EXPERT COMMENT: Hydroelectric dams threaten Brazil's mysterious Pantanal - one of the world's great wetland

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2017 12:58 GMT

Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, Dr Bronwen Whitney, contributes to an article discussing Hydroelectric dams threatening Brazil’s mysterious Pantanal for The Conversation.

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Alister Scott - Northumbria University public lecture - Changing the nature of nature in land use policy and decision making

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Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

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Prof. Gudmundsson is leading a project to investigate how and when Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier might collapse. This interview with ...

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