Investment will transform UK research into pollutants

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has secured funding for state-of-the-art laboratory equipment that will transform our understanding of chemical pollutants as well as natural and manmade...


Dynamic project will safeguard seabirds alongside offshore wind farms

New research led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) will investigate the impacts of wind farms on seabirds, and produce solutions to protect and increase populations. The project...


UKCEH publishes latest Land Cover Map

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has produced its Land Cover Map 2021, the ninth in the time series, which depicts broad habitats including grasslands, arable, water, woodlands, urban and suburbs...


Cyanobacterial blooms on Windermere

There has been a lot of interest from the the public and media regarding recent algal blooms and water quality on Windermere. In a joint statement, the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster...


Report facilitates move toward inclusion of coastal wetlands in UK emissions inventory

Scientists from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) have produced a new report for the UK Government, setting out what additional data and information would need to be collected in order to...


Trials of biomass crops will support UK’s progress towards Net Zero

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is leading new UK-wide trials of crops and trees which can be used to produce sustainable energy from plant material. Bioenergy will support the country’s...


Professor Mark J. Bailey to retire as Executive Director in 2023

Professor Mark J. Bailey will retire as Executive Director of the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) in spring 2023 after more than a decade in the role.


Major research project will support UK farmers’ transition to net zero

UKCEH is leading a five-year research programme to support the UK's transition towards home-grown food production that is sustainable, carbon neutral and has a positive effect on nature


Autonomous monitoring station supports research at wetlands site

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) has teamed up with environmental charity Earth Trust to use artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor wildlife at an Oxfordshire wetlands site.


Defra minister visits UKCEH

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) hosted a visit from Rebecca Pow MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to our...