Landmark report shows UK’s terrestrial wildlife is continuing to decline

Around one in six species are at risk of becoming extinct in the UK, according to the latest State of Nature report (2023), the most comprehensive study of our national wildlife. UKCEH were among more...


New guide to monitoring pollinators in your community

A practical guide provides advice for citizen scientists on monitoring pollinators in their local area, to encourage more people to provide much-needed data on how our insects are faring. It has been...


Major report assesses risks posed by invasive alien species globally

Scientists at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) are playing a key role in major assessments on the global threats to biodiversity that will inform governments’ action to protect nature.


Air pollution prevents pollinators finding flowers

Air pollution dramatically reduces pollination because it degrades the scent of flowers, affecting bees’ ability to find them, a study led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has found.


UKCEH recertified as a Disability Confident Employer

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) has been recertified as a Disability Confident Employer, reflecting the organisation's ongoing commitment to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace.


UKCEH atmospheric scientist receives prestigious NERC Fellowship

UKCEH atmospheric scientist Dr Cornelia Klein is among the outstanding early career researchers who have been awarded fellowships by the Natural Environment Research Council to deliver ambitious...


New partnership will provide crucial biodiversity data

Researchers from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) and The Alan Turing Institute, funded by the abrdn Charitable Foundation (aCF), will develop the use of automated sensors, bioacoustics...


Citizen science shows widespread exposure to drug-resistant fungal spores

A study using citizen science data has shown people across the UK are being widely exposed to drug-resistant airborne fungal spores that cause potentially fatal lung infections for those with weakened...


Showcasing high quality data collection to verify nature-positive investments

A farm visit organised by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology was an opportunity for members of the sustainable finance and investment sector to see how innovative, high quality data collection can...


Plastic pollution is higher in some lakes than oceans

A new international study found that the concentration of plastics and microplastics in some lakes is worse than in ‘garbage patches’ of oceans, and debris is reaching the most remote places of the...