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A series of projects to investigate ways to increase farm productivity while reducing negative environmental impacts (sustainable intensification) will receive £4.5 million from Defra. Three interlinked research projects will establish the Sustainable Intensification Research Platform (SIP).
Oceanic fronts - areas where nutrients are drawn together resulting in foraging hotspots - should be priority regions for conservation efforts.
Researchers from the University of Exeter will attempt to live a life free from plastic during October and are calling for others to follow suit.
Screening for a genetic condition in younger people who are diagnosed with bowel cancer would be cost-effective for the NHS and prevent new cases in them and their relatives, new research has concluded.
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