Better understanding of soil organisms will safeguard benefits to people
Researchers across Europe are collaborating on a new project to address the urgent need to protect soil biodiversity, for the wellbeing of humans and the environment. The new four-year research...
UK’s smallest seabird is breeding on Isle of May for first time
Scientists at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology have confirmed storm petrels are breeding on the Isle of May, Firth of Forth, for the first time.
Unlocking £1bn investment in restoration of saltmarshes
A new project led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is set to pave the way for £1 billion investment in restoring England’s degraded saltmarshes.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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)...
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...