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CEH ecologist is honoured to help lead global study into invasive alien species

In a blog, Professor Helen Roy of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology discusses her new role as co-chair of a global study into invasive alien species by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).


CEH scientists receive Innovation Award for system forecasting surface water flooding and impact

Congratulations to our CEH colleagues Bob Moore and Steven Cole who were among the recipients of an Innovation Award for their work on a novel system...


Urgent action is needed to protect the natural world

Professor Helen Roy of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology explains the signficance of the IPBES global assessment on biodiversity and ecosystem services, May 2019.


Protection of unique forest is a big step for UK biodiversity

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has played a key role in an important milestone for the conservation of the UK’s native trees, explains Dr...


On the track of soil carbon – in an ancient wood

In the third of our fieldwork updates from the SOC-D soil sampling team, the team are at work in Oxfordshire during some surprisingly warm weather…...


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...