28.07.22

Weather station hits record in anniversary year

This year, 2022, marks the 60th anniversary of measuring local weather conditions at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology’s meteorological site in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. The site recorded its...

20.07.22

Dry weather and heatwave put increased pressure on UK water resources

Jamie Hannaford, Principal Hydrologist at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, looks at the current water resources situation and how it may evolve in the coming months

20.05.22

UKCEH at EGU22: presenting science to tackle major environmental challenges

UKCEH scientists are presenting at this year’s European Geosciences Union General Assembly with updates from our hydro-climate risks, water resources and atmospheric chemistry and effects science...

19.05.22

Communicating the threat of invasive alien species across Europe

Biological invasions are a major driver of global biodiversity change. There are about 2000 alien species in Britain and some have adverse effects on other wildlife and the functioning of ecosystems...

17.05.22

Scottish Minister for Environment and Land Reform visits Auchencorth Moss field site and unveils official ICOS plaque

Màiri McAllan, the Scottish Minister for Environment and Land Reform and other Scottish Government staff visited our Auchencorth Moss field site in May 2022

04.05.22

Protected areas: achieving the 30×30 target

How close are we to achieving the Prime Minister’s pledge to protect 30% of UK land and seas by 2030 to support nature recovery? Dr Nick Isaac of UKCEH discusses the issues

03.03.22

The 4000-mile journey of a reference air pollution monitor

Part one of a two-part story describing the journey of air quality monitoring equipment once in use in the UK and now in use in Africa where it is critical to set up air pollution monitoring networks.

03.03.22

The 4000-mile journey of a reference air pollution monitor: arrival in Africa

Part two of a blog post describing the journey of air quality monitoring equipment from the UK to Africa

13.01.22

Cutting-edge research is crucial to cleaning up our rivers

As the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee publishes a report on water quality in England's rivers, Dr Gwyn Rees of the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology discusses, in a blog, the...

18.11.21

Impressions from COP26: we must bridge the climate-biodiversity gap

Was COP26 really just ‘blah blah blah’? PhD candidate Galina Jönsson, who researches long-term biodiversity trends at UKCEH and the Natural History Museum, attended the climate summit as a member of...