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26.06.20

Scientists warn of increasing threats posed by invasive alien species

In a new study, scientists from around the world warn that the threats posed by invasive alien species are increasing. They say that urgent action is required in order to prevent, detect, and control...

09.07.18

Study reveals what natural greenhouse emissions from wetlands and permafrosts mean for Paris Agreement targets

Global fossil fuel emissions would have to be reduced by as much as 20% more than previous estimates to achieve the Paris Agreement targets, because of natural greenhouse gas emissions from wetlands...

05.07.18

New monitoring scheme looks at why UK’s honeypot has shrunk

An innovative monitoring scheme could provide a better understanding of the factors that impact on the size and health of honeybee populations, and on honey yields.As part of its new National Honey...

04.07.18

Call for united global effort to tackle nitrogen pollution

Governments, industries and farmers across the world must join together to tackle the 'major unsolved challenge' of nitrogen pollution, experts told a World Environment Day summit in India today (June...

17.11.17

Plant respiration could become a bigger feedback on climate than expected

Press release 2017/10 – issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UKEmbargoed until 10:00 GMT Friday November 17 2017Plant respiration could become a bigger feedback on climate than expectedNew...

29.09.17

New report reviews role of trees in flood alleviation

Press release 2017/8 – issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UKIssued on 29 September 2017New report reviews role of trees in flood alleviationFurther calls for the inclusion of natural...

29.06.17

First pan-European field study shows neonicotinoid pesticides harm honeybees and wild bees

Press release 2017/6 – issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UKEmbargoed until 1900 GMT Thursday 29 June, 2017First pan-European field study shows neonicotinoid pesticides harm honeybees and...

28.03.17

About time! Predicting midge seasonality key to reducing livestock diseases

Ecologists at the UK-based Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) have led a study which informs optimal strategies for control of devastating midge-borne diseases like bluetongue and Schmallenberg...

07.03.17

Future climate change will affect plants and soil differently

Press release 2017/3 - issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UKFuture climate change will affect plants and soils differentlyA new European study has found that soil carbon loss is more...

24.02.17

Study offers guidance on how to protect Europe’s olive trees from being ravaged by deadly Xylella fastidiosa pathogen

Press release 2017/2 - Issued by the Centre for Ecology & HydrologyFor immediate release - Friday 24 February 2017Study offers guidance on how to protect Europe’s olive trees from being ravaged by...