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Understanding catchment properties and runoff under both climate change and direct human influence

CEH climate modeller Chris Huntingford tells us more about a recent China-UK collaboration aiming to generate a better understanding of large-scale catchment properties and runoff under climate change...

Mapping Monkey Fever Risk

Dr France Gerard provides the latest update from the MonkeyFeverRisk project, a collaboration between UK and Indian researchers to investigate Kyansur Forest Disease (KFD) or Monkey Fever, an emerging tick-borne haemorrhagic disease in India. The MonkeyFeverRisk project will ultimately provide tools and information to be used by disease managers working directly with affected communities. One of the strands of work is a field campaign to understand and map human and ecological risk factors across affected areas...

First workshop on environmental flows in Cambodia

Prof Julian Thompson of UCL's Department of Geography and Dr Cedric Laizé from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology provide an update from a project aiming to introduce environmental flow concepts to Cambodia and develop tools to allow environmental practitioners to undertake environmental flow assessments...

Predictions and priorities to prevent new invasive non-native species arrivals to the British Indian Ocean Territory

CEH ecologists are contributing to international efforts to strengthen biosecurity in the British Indian Ocean Territory. Prof Helen Roy explains more...

A magical and remote atoll, the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) comprises extensive coral reefs and unique terrestrial habitats. Not only does BIOT host the Indian Ocean’s largest breeding colonies of the red-footed booby Sula sula, but also high densities of coconut crabs and endangered hawksbill and green turtles.

UK Hydrological Status Update - early August 2018

The summer of 2018 has continued to deliver plenty of reliable holiday weather, but the heatwave conditions have also caused significant impacts on people and the environment. The persistent hot and dry conditions have led to concerns over water supplies. Here we continue our blog post series helping to put the current weather and water situation in context.

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