Carbon credits must be scrutinised – and none more so than credits for taking grazing animals off arid rangelands.
Capital-driven regeneration projects rarely deliver because they focus on profit, not local people’s needs.
Zebrafish melanocytes cause diseases similar to those in people when they don’t work properly. Studying how they regenerate after injury could lead to new treatments for hair color loss and vitiligo.
Liver transplant waitlists can range from 30 days to over five years. Developing treatments that spur liver regeneration could help reduce demand for scarce organs.
Axolotls are amphibians known for their ability to regrow their organs, including their brains. New research clarifies their regeneration process.
Our cities are filled with historical infrastructure long past its first usage. New ways of thinking about urban planning though can turn them into much needed green spaces.
Turning a disused Victorian railway bridge into an elevated walkway and garden has the potential to rejuvenate a forgotten part of the city.
Walking roots us in new places. It also unlocks memories of those we’ve moved away from.
Over the coming decade a new study will put citizens and communities at the centre of efforts to reimagine prosperity and define what constitutes a good quality of life.
Urban regeneration and tourism development are habitually touted as central reasons for a city to host the Olympics. Research shows that local people, however, often fail to benefit
‘Worm’ is really a catchall term for a huge variety of animals with different characteristics that span the tree of life. They hold clues about our own origins as well as hints about human health.
A better way of evaluating these projects would be to look at their value and sustainability.
The number of visitors to the restored wetlands is increasing each year, as is the wildlife.
New Zealand is pumping millions of dollars into environment projects as part of its COVID-19 recovery. Australia’s recovery plan seems more destructive than reconstructive.
The current state of our climate shouldn’t be dismissed as a ‘new normal’. The hard truth is many of our ecosystems will not recover from the damage.
Half the world’s urban population live in cities with 500,000 inhabitants or fewer – it’s time to celebrate these ‘ordinary’ cities.
It was once seen as a public menace – now, skateboarding is a global sport that empowers young people to improve their cities.
Small wounds can usually heal by themselves, but larger wounds can be a problem. With a little help from a seaweed we can help the body regenerate new blood vessels.
The current system favours London and the south east of England – and previous regeneration campaigns have failed to make much of a difference.
What happens in Bristol could set an important precedent for councils to step up and defend their local community’s interests.