Huge team effort produces invasive alien species assessment

Professor Helen Roy of the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology reflects on her experiences as co-chair of the IPBES Assessment on Invasive Alien Species and their Control.


Study shows how air pollution affects poorer communities 

Dr Marsailidh Twigg, an atmospheric chemist at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), explains the results of an international study which provides evidence of the link between lung health and...


A day in the life of a field scientist

In this blog post freshwater ecology assistant Kelly Le Quesne provides a rundown of a typical monitoring day in the lakes whatever the weather!


Our commitment to net zero starts with our own actions

UKCEH is committed to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. Gill Turner Lay, Director for People & Operations at UKCEH explains more.


Identifying and managing invasive non-native species of concern in Gibraltar

Workshop in Gibraltar as part of a project to compile lists of invasive non-native species that pose threats in the UK Overseas Territories


Science for freshwater ecosystems: UKCEH at SEFS13

Several UKCEH scientists are presenting at the 13th Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences in June 2023


UKCEH at SETAC Europe 2023: exploring the sources, fate and effects of chemical pollution

Sixteen UKCEH pollution scientists took part in the annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Europe in May 2023.


Collaboration to enhance information flow on non-native species across the UK Overseas Territories

Most of the UK Overseas Territories are islands and all have unique ecosystems that provide a home for many species including those not found anywhere else in the world - endemic species. Islands are...


Peatland monitoring, restoration and extraction showcase

Scientists and restoration practitioners visited the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology's flagship field facilities Auchencorth Moss and Whim Bog as part of a pan-European knowledge exchange about...


UKCEH at EGU23: science to address climate and environmental change

UKCEH scientists are at EGU23 to highlight recent work to advance earth system models, inform long-term water resource strategies and early warning systems, improve weather predictions, design and...