Air Monitoring Project Could Provide Olympic Legacy of Cleaner Air

Scientists are working around London in the biggest ever air monitoring exercise in the city’s history. The weather could make a crucial difference to whether pollution rises to significantly high levels during the Olympics – and current warm weather conditions are expected to create a build-up of smog. During the Games, meteorologists from the University … Read more

New TV Series Highlights Scientist’s Efforts to Get Britain’s Bees Buzzing

A scientist at the University of Reading has called for immediate action to save pollinating insects crucial to British wildlife and the economy. Simon Potts (pictured), Professor of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services at the University’s School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, says ‘strong conservation action’ was needed now to reverse the decline in the UK’s … Read more