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ASSIST science and Minecraft brought to Cereals 2018

Visitors to the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology stand at this month's industry-leading Cereals Event took a tour through future farmed landscapes...


Getting together to fight plant health problems

Dr Stephen Cavers represents the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) on Scotland’s new Plant Health Centre – he explains more about the centre’s...


Reviewing the UK's soil moisture status - May 2018 update

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology hydrologist David Boorman reviews the soil moisture status at the end of May 2018 using data from CEH’s new COSMOS...


New app makes identifying moths easier

Need help identifying a moth? Want to know which moth species might be on the wing tonight in your area? Now you can find out easily using ‘ What’s...


Caribbean workshop focuses on invasive alien species

Professor Helen Roy reports back from a workshop that she led alongside Centre for Ecology & Hydrology colleagues Jodey Peyton and Dr Oli Pescott...


Becoming a STEM Ambassador

I recently joined two colleagues, both STEM Ambassadors , to deliver a British Science Week activity at a local primary school . Over the course of...


‘Conventional pesticides should be the last line of defence’

In April, EU member states voted for a near-total ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, following a review of the evidence linking their use with a...


How do we manage water resources in the future to best protect water quality?

A new paper in Water Resources Management looks at the problem of balancing water demands with protection of river water quality. Dr Mike Hutchins...


Why Defra, the Environment Agency and the Water Industry should take notice of the CMO Report

Senior Scientist Dr Andrew Singer, who contributed to today’s Annual Report from the Chief Medical Officer for England, gives his reaction to the...


Putting the concept of ecosystem services into practice

" The Ecosystem Approach is much more than accepting ecosystems as the core of environmental management. It recognises that people and society are...