University of Cambridge

Degraded soils mean tropical forests may never fully recover from logging

Continually logging and re-growing tropical forests to supply timber is reducing the levels of vital nutrients in the soil, which may limit future forest growth and recovery, a new study suggests. This raises concerns about the long-term sustainability of logging in the tropics.

Switching to green inhalers could reduce carbon emissions and cut costs

A study from researchers at the University of Cambridge has found that switching to alternative, greener inhalers would not only result in significant carbon savings but could be achieved alongside reduced drug costs by using less expensive brands.