Taken from the NERC website.
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) yesterday published its Theme Action Plans, designed to transform the way the organisation funds environmental science.
Each plan sets out a detailed programme of science investment that will ensure Britain retains its place at the cutting edge of natural and environmental research by directing funding and other resources to key areas. Many of these will help build and maintain the capacity to carry out high-quality science over the following decades.
To read more please see the original news story on the NERC website.