Leeds Ecosystem, Atmosphere & Forest (LEAF) Centre

Getting our hands dirty in the Khe Nuoc Trong Forest

October 24, 2017

By Suzanne Stas (@SuzanneStas) – University of Leeds I am researching the impacts of forest degradation on carbon storage in the Khe Nuoc Trong forest in Vietnam in a partnership...READ ARTICLE

Valuing the Trees of St George’s Field

October 13, 2017

By Abyed Chowdhury This summer I undertook an 8 week Research Experience Placement in the School of Earth and Environment. I was contributing to the i-Tree Leeds project by working...READ ARTICLE

Terrific Scientific Placement

August 10, 2017

By Suzie Robinson I was working with Cat Scott on my 4 week summer research placement- BBC Terrific Scientific: woodland resources and UK schools. My project involved analysing the data...READ ARTICLE

Discovery of ‘hidden forests’ adds to global forest area

May 15, 2017

Scientists from the School of Geography are involved in a study that finds at least 9% more forest cover across the globe than was previously assumed. By using very high...READ ARTICLE

Terrific Scientific begins!

May 1, 2017

This May, primary school children around the UK will be leaving their classrooms behind to explore the trees in and around their school grounds, as part of the BBC’s Terrific...READ ARTICLE

Terrific Tropical Trees!

April 17, 2017

This May, primary school children around the UK will have the opportunity to take part in the BBC’s Terrific Scientific Trees Investigation. For every school that takes part, LEAF’s charitable...READ ARTICLE