In this section

The latest science and stories from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology


New guide to selecting ecosystem service models for decision-making

Ecosystems are essential to human life, livelihoods and wellbeing. Many national policies and international agreements include goals to protect...


New research expands the potential of environmental DNA techniques in river monitoring

Environmental DNA survives for less than two days in small fast-flowing rivers, providing highly localised and current information on species...


New findings from the UK National Ammonia Monitoring Network

A recently published assessment of data from the UK National Ammonia Monitoring Network has revealed intriguing patterns in both atmospheric ammonia...


New project - Data Science of the Natural Environment

Scientists from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology will play a key role in a new £3.1M ‘Data Science of the Natural Environment’ project,...


Narrowing down long-term global warming estimates

Uncertainty surrounding the extent of future climate change could be dramatically reduced by studying year-on-year global temperature fluctuations,...


December 2017 UK Hydrological Summary

December was a mixed month and was subject to a range of weather types, in contrast to the predominantly westerly conditions that prevailed for much...


UK honey: Study finds one in five samples contain neonicotinoids

One in five samples of UK honey were found to contain neonicotinoid pesticide residues following the introduction of the EU-wide ban on the use of...


New Year Honours 2018 – Professor Helen Roy awarded MBE

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is pleased to announce that Professor Helen Roy has been recognised in the New Year Honours list 2018, with...


The values and vulnerabilities of Borneo’s rainforests

The rainforests of Borneo, which are some of the world’s tallest, most carbon-dense and diverse forests, have been accruing carbon over the past 50...


Tackling tick-borne diseases in India

Multi-agency research project to investigate deadly tick-borne diseases in Indian forest ecosystems A new research project has begun which aims to...