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Feather Reef in the central part of the Great Barrier Reef

Climate models are unreliable when it comes to predicting the damage that tropical cyclones will do to sensitive coral reefs, according to a new study published in the journal Earth’s Future.

Examples of vulnerable ecosystems: coral reefs, savannah, temperate forests, mangroves.
Image via The French Foundation for Biodiversity Research (FRB)

An international team of researchers, including experts from the University of Leeds, has developed a new open access tool to assess the vulnerability of species communities.  

Hannah Abdly and Natasha Murray - Beaumont winners 2022 2

Two BSc students have been awarded the prestigious Beaumont Award.

Headshot of a live chicken - with blurred chickens in the background.

A Government task force set up to find new ways to contain outbreaks of bird flu will feature expertise from the University.


A new system for sampling fragments of DNA from marine organisms drifting in the ocean is set to create new opportunities for research into biodiversity and ways of supporting conservation activities.