01.07.21

UKCEH seeks Non-executive Trustee Director

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is seeking a highly experienced senior leader as a Non-executive Trustee Director.

29.06.21

Enhanced online tool enables farmers to improve biodiversity and crop yield

The BASF Group’s xarvio Field Manager app has been enhanced with functions from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology’s web-based E-Planner tool.

28.05.21

Climate change is causing declines in seabirds’ breeding success

Many seabird species are struggling to produce offspring as ocean temperatures rise, says a study carried out by an international team of scientists, including the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology...

24.05.21

Trials investigate large-scale removal of greenhouse gases

Researchers at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology will investigate innovative methods of large-scale removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to support the UK’s net zero emissions target.

20.05.21

UK Pollinator Monitoring Scheme launches website and app on World Bee Day

20.05.21 A landmark citizen science scheme that monitors how populations of pollinators are changing across the country is making it easier for the public to take part in its surveys. The UK...

18.05.21

Widespread Chernobyl wildfires posed low radiation health risks

Extensive wildfires in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone resulted in little additional radiation risk for firefighters and the wider public, a new study led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH)...

12.05.21

Nature-based solutions are key to tackling climate change and biodiversity loss

A new report by the British Ecological Society says nature can make a valuable contribution to tackling climate change and biodiversity loss. It incorporates contributions from more than 100 experts...

22.04.21

Climate 'tipping points' need not be irreversible, say scientists

The disastrous consequences of climate ‘tipping points’ could be averted if global warming is reversed quickly enough, new research suggests.Tipping points are the thresholds at which rising...

12.04.21

Weather forecasts could provide early warning of meningitis outbreaks

Scientists are using weather forecasts to predict the location and scale of impending meningitis outbreaks in sub-Saharan Africa, in order to give health agencies more time to activate emergency...

31.03.21

Concern for many butterfly species despite ‘good year’ for populations

The UK’s butterflies had a ‘good’ year in 2020 but populations of many species remain in long-term decline, according to the latest annual results. Trends based on records collected by volunteers have...