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Find out more about what's happening at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology from our science blogs.


Volunteer recorders play vital role in monitoring the state of nature

A partnership of 70 wildlife organisations, research institutes and government agencies has produced the third State of Nature report, the clearest...


Visit by Scottish Government Chief Scientific Adviser for Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

We recently welcomed Professor Andrew Millar, the Scottish Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser for Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture,...


UK marine environment contributes to fulfilled human life

Dr Gill Ainsworth, a social scientist at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, outlines the findings of a survey of local businesses and residents as part of her research into the benefits provided by the marine environment


New portal tracks UK hydrological situation as it happens

Staff at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology have developed the UK Water Resources Portal which tracks the UK's hydrological situation in near-real-time.


New research into the impacts of climate change on harmful algal blooms in lakes

Harmful algal blooms in lakes are becoming an increasing problem globally. Here, Jessica Richardson, a PhD student with the Centre for Ecology &...


Progress in UK Environmental Prediction research

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) is a major partner in the UK Environmental Prediction (UKEP) initiative, a national collaboration...


Analysis of climate volatility provides important insights on potential for rapid warming

Prof Chris Huntingford, a climate modeller at CEH, is a co-author with colleagues from Exeter University on an important new study on decadal climate...


Meeting the kestrel family

Each spring and summer we stream a live camera feed from a nestbox used by kestrels at our Wallingford, Oxfordshire site. It’s hugely popular with...


Bringing CEH science to the Edinburgh Climate Festival

CEH scientists took part in the community-led Edinburgh Climate Festival, bringing the popular Carbon Game to new audiences of many ages


UK Hydrological Status Update - July 2019

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology scientists involved in the National Hydrological Monitoring Programme look at the hydrological situation in a blog, dated July 2019.