A two-year study showing that using drainage for irrigation is not only a sustainable use of water but also increases wheat production and farmers’ incomes has won an international award.Dr Ramadan...
Study showing multiple benefits of drainage water wins international award
Post date: 2018-08-30
Post date: 2018-08-23
Study shows how damaged chalk grasslands can be revived
Post date: 2018-08-22
A three-year experiment has revealed how chalk grasslands damaged by intensive farming could be regenerated.A research project on Salisbury Plain, degraded by years of cultivation, was led...
Water creatures and the National Trust
Post date: 2018-08-21
Dr. Heidrun Feuchtmayr
Heidrun Feuchtmayr provides a summary of a public engagement project with the National Trust to make interpretations for a newly created bird hide in order to inform the public about aquatic larvae...
First workshop on environmental flows in Cambodia
Post date: 2018-08-20
Dr. Cedric Laize
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...
Novel workshop to combat emerging tick-borne disease in Indian forests
Post date: 2018-08-17
Dr. Bethan Purse
Bethan Purse and Juliette Young provide an update from the MonkeyFeverRisk project, a collaboration between UK and Indian researchers to investigate an emerging tick-borne haemorrhagic disease in...
July 2018 Hydrological Summary for the UK
Post date: 2018-08-15
July 2018 was notable for extended periods of hot, sunny and dry weather across the UK. It was the third hottest July in the Central England Temperature series (from 1659). For the summer so far (...
Study reveals severe decline of mountain hares
Post date: 2018-08-13
Mountain hare numbers on moorlands in parts of the eastern Highlands in Scotland have declined to less than one per cent of their levels in the 1950s, according to a long-term scientific study.Counts...
Predictions and priorities to prevent new invasive non-native species arrivals to the British Indian Ocean Territory
Post date: 2018-08-10
Prof. Helen Elizabeth Roy
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...
£2.3m grants for studies into impact of chemicals on UK ecosystems
Post date: 2018-08-10
The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has been awarded grants worth £2.3m from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to investigate the effects of chemicals on UK habitats and wildlife....