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What are the effects of radiation on wildlife? Discussing results from Chernobyl

Professor Nick Beresford ( @Radioecology ) of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology led the TREE (Transfer-Exposure-Effects) project, an...


New research could support Indian farmers hit by devastating virus in sheep

Beth Purse, of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, and Mudassar Chanda, from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, report new insights...


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...


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...


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.