03.10.19

CEH analysis informs extensive health check on UK wildlife

A new report provides the most comprehensive assessment to date of the status of the UK’s wildlife.The State of Nature 2019 report has been produced by a partnership comprising more than 70 wildlife...

01.10.19

Non-native ruffe found in Windermere for the first time

Scientists have made the first conclusive sighting of ruffe in Windermere - a fish species previously unrecorded in the lake but whose presence had been inferred by environmental DNA (eDNA) surveys...

23.09.19

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology will become independent on 1 December 2019

We are pleased to announce that the UK’s Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, and HM Treasury have approved the case for the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) to become an...

18.09.19

Leading environmental data centre receives international accolade

The UK’s national data centre for the terrestrial and freshwater sciences has received a top international accreditation.The Environmental Information Data Centre (EIDC), hosted by the Centre for...

09.09.19

Pioneering study into microplastic levels in UK water supplies

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has carried out a comprehensive study of microplastics for the UK and Irish water industry.Until now, there has been limited information about the levels at...

04.09.19

80 per cent cut in antibiotics entering Thames needed to avoid surge in superbugs

The amount of antibiotics entering the River Thames would need to be cut by as much as 80 per cent to avoid the development and spread of antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’, a new study has shown...

28.08.19

Changing climate linked to major changes in flooding across Europe

The impact of a changing climate on the severity of flooding has been demonstrated in the largest-scale study of its kind – with parts of northern Britain seeing the largest increase in Europe. A...

14.08.19

Increased biodiversity linked to improved sewage treatment

A higher standard of wastewater treatment in the UK has been linked to substantial improvements in a river’s biodiversity over the past 30 years, ensuring a welcome success story for wildlife, say...

22.07.19

CEH research helps inform Welsh Government’s sustainable farming consultation

A project led by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has made a major contribution to the Welsh Government’s Sustainable Farming and our Land consultation through evidence collected by the Environment...

18.07.19

Parasites hinder female seabirds’ reproductive success

A study by the University of Liverpool and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has found that parasites reduced female seabirds’ reproductive success by 30%, while seeming to have little effect...