08.03.19

International Women's Day 2019

International Women’s Day (8 March each year) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.To mark the occasion this year, we're showcasing...

05.03.19

Notes from the field - PARAGUAS research under way

Dr France Gerard (CEH) reports from the first field campaign conducted by the PARAGUAS research team in the high-altitude páramos of Boyacá, Colombia. PARAGUAS is investigating how people and plants...

15.02.19

Microplastics ban is ambitious but only tackles part of the problem

Alice Horton, an ecotoxicologist at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, looks at the context and potential implications of a proposed EU-wide ban on primary microplastics...Once released into the...

07.02.19

Sharing international flood and drought science

The CEH-led SUNRISE programme, which focuses on parts of Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, is delivering scientific evidence and advice that will improve people’s livelihoods, health and well-being...

04.02.19

Preparing the ground for PARAGUAS field work

Dr France Gerard (CEH) reports on her recent visit to Boyaca, Colombia with her colleague Dr Maria Paula Escobar-Tello (Bristol University). They were meeting Colombian collaborators and local...

31.01.19

Landmark reached as one million wildlife encounters recorded in a year

Martin Harvey of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology explains the importance of iRecord, the online biological recording system, which hit the landmark of one million observations from the public...

16.01.19

30 years of the National Hydrological Monitoring Programme

2019 marks the 30th year of the National Hydrological Monitoring Programme (NHMP). For the last three decades, the NHMP, run by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and the British Geological Survey...

14.01.19

Research provides quality check on air pollution strategy

Environmental Physicist Dr Eiko Nemitz of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, who was involved in hosting the launch of the UK Government’s Clean Air Strategy, explains the role of the BT Tower...

14.01.19

What does the Clean Air Strategy mean for ammonia?

The UK government's new Clean Air Strategy could be a turning point in cutting ammonia emissions, explains Professor Mark Sutton of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology This is the most significant...

20.12.18

On the track of soil carbon – along the Roman roads

The second winter fieldwork update from Dr Sabine Reinsch, as the SOC-D soil sampling team head to Surrey...Christmas is approaching quickly – it’s the week of 26th-30th November 2018 already and we...