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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...


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...


Preparing the ground for PARAGUAS field work

PARAGUAS is a three-year project that will study Páramos in Colombia


Landmark reached as one million wildlife encounters recorded in a year

Martin Harvey of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology explains the importance of iRecord, which hit the landmark of one million observations from the public during 2018.


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...


Research provides quality check on air pollution strategy

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 Observatory in air pollution monitoring.


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...


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...


Letters from the Lakes group - Winter 2018

In this update from the CEH Lake Ecosystems Group, I’m taking a look back at some of our achievements during 2018... Over the course of the year, the...


UK Hydrological Status Update - December 2018

After a summer in which the weather and its impacts hit the headlines, with heatwave and drought conditions in many areas of the UK, it might seem...