24.02.22

Current Chernobyl radiation levels do not directly impact soil organisms

Radiation levels in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone are having no direct impact on soil biological activity three decades after the world’s biggest nuclear accident, a study led by the UK Centre for...

23.02.22

Up to 50% increase in wildfires projected by 2100

A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme, which included contributions from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, has predicted that even if greenhouse gases are reduced, there could...

16.02.22

Researchers tackle increasing threat of tick-borne infections in UK

A new £2 million project will determine whether climate change and woodland expansion are likely to increase tick-borne infections such as Lyme disease in the UK. The new research is being led by the...

27.01.22

Major new global study into links between biodiversity, water, food and health

An international scientific assessment will put forward solutions to biodiversity loss that would also improve food security, water availability and human health. It is being co-chaired by Prof Paula...

21.01.22

UKCEH directors visit Ghana to discuss collaborations over key environmental challenges

Professor Mark Bailey, Executive Director of the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), and Professor Alan Jenkins, the Deputy Director, visited government departments and potential partners in...

19.01.22

Air pollution significantly reduces pollinator numbers and activity, new research shows

Common air pollutants may be reducing insect-provided pollination services by preventing bees and butterflies from sniffing out crops and flowers, new research suggests. The study is the first to...

17.12.21

New Science Director appointed

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Doug Wilson as our new Science Director.

08.12.21

UKCEH is recruiting new environmental scientists

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) is seeking over 20 new scientists to meet the rising demand for excellent and impactful environmental science. The newly recruited scientists will work on...

08.12.21

New science to support sustainable water resources management in India

A new book shows why and how emerging scientific knowledge and new technologies can support sustainable management and use of freshwater resources, aimed at water professionals and practitioners in...

30.11.21

Alarming decline in small mammals in the UK

A new study involving the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has found some small mammals that were once widespread across the UK are experiencing long-term declines.