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22.01.20

Impacts of climate change on UK coasts and seas are highlighted

Impacts of climate change on UK coasts and seas are highlighted in the Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP) Report Card 2020. The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has contributed to the coastal habitats section.

13.01.20

Study predicts non-native invasions in Antarctica

A new study involving the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and identifies the most damaging invasive non-native species likely to arrive in the Antarctic Peninsula region over the next decade.

10.01.20

Helen Mirren adds voice to campaign against devastating plant disease

A new animation narrated by Dame Helen Mirren warns of the devastation caused by the plant disease Xylella fastidiosa, which has wiped out millions of olive trees. The film has been launched by BRIGIT, a consortium of 12 research organisations including the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology.

20.12.19

Global demand for edible insects prompts new research programme

The Insect Doctors training programme, involving several European institutions including the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, will train 15 PhD students to monitor, prevent and control a variety of diseases.

16.12.19

Non-native plants provide habitats for variety of British insects

Non-native plants are providing new habitats for British insects affected by human-driven environmental changes, a study by the University of York, the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), and the Royal Horticultural Society has found. It has been published in Global Change Biology.

02.12.19

UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology has become independent

As of 1 December 2019, the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is now an now an independent research institute. It is autonomous from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), launching as a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee with charitable status.

26.11.19

Artificial Intelligence will transform research into climate change

A study led by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has highlighted that Machine learning and artificial intelligence can aid climate change research and preparedness.

25.11.19

New trustees appointed for independent UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

We are pleased to announce that our new Board of Trustee Directors is now fully appointed and will govern the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology...

20.11.19

Three Centre for Ecology & Hydrology scientists make Highly Cited Researchers 2019

At the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology we’re proud to announce that three of our scientists have been named Highly Cited Researchers, according to...

23.10.19

Greater R&I would protect businesses and our natural world

A set of four new reports identifies the range of research and innovation (R&I) needs of key UK business sectors, to enable them to measure and...

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