The whole Areas of Great Britain earmarked for fracking may contain some of the country's richest wildlife sites, scientists have found in the biggest ever mapping study of UK biodiversity.
As the Government gives the go-ahead to resume fracking in the UK, a new survey from The University of Nottingham has shown that public support for the extraction and use of shale gas has fallen from over 58 per cent in July ...
Adding CO2 instead of water to the cocktail used in fracking, could boost oil and gas extraction and help fight global warming at the same time, scientists said Tuesday.
Campaigners in Britain said Tuesday they would take their fight against fracking national after the first scheme since 2011 was given the green light.
Potential future fracking activity in the UK is unlikely to pose a pollution danger to overlying aquifers, new research from a leading academic suggests.
A test has been developed to check for contamination of shallow groundwater from unconventional gas extraction techniques, such as fracking.
Fear of fracking can have negative effects on the UK housing market around shale gas sites, economic researchers have warned. The research team, from the University of Bristol, the London School of Economics and Duke University ...
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have discovered high levels of a toxic element in rock samples taken from an area of the UK targeted for shale gas extraction.
Britain awarded scores of new licences for onshore shale exploration on Thursday in a move that opponents say could lead to controversial fracking beneath protected countryside.
Home values decline steeply when fracking occurs in neighborhoods that use well water, says new research from Duke University. But the outcome differs in neighborhoods that rely on piped water, where home values rise slightly ...