21.07.20

UKCEH develops customised E-Planner tool for dairy farmers

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) is enabling dairy farmers make science-based decisions on which agri-environment options to introduce on their land.Through a collaboration with Arla...

15.07.20

Invasive alien species may soon cause dramatic global biodiversity loss

An increase of 20 to 30 per cent in invasive non-native (alien) species would lead to dramatic future biodiversity loss worldwide. This is the conclusion of a study by an international team of...

14.07.20

New experiment tests link between nature and wellbeing

A citizen science project is investigating the relationship between nature and people’s wellbeing.‘Nature up close and personal: A wellbeing experiment’ is a collaboration between the UK Centre for...

18.06.20

UKCEH statement on Black Lives Matter

Statement by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology: We grieve the deaths of those who have lost their lives to racism and stand against racism in all its forms.We believe that we have a duty to...

12.06.20

New species extinction target proposed

The future global strategy for conserving biodiversity must include a prominent target to lower species extinction rates, similar to the 2-degree climate goal, say scientists.An estimated one million...

11.06.20

From severe flooding to drought conditions in a matter of weeks

Exceptionally low rainfall, soil moisture and river flows in May mean the UK may be on course for a significant drought this summer, just weeks after some record high flows and widespread flooding...

29.05.20

Study investigates data needed to improve UK’s resilience to floods and droughts

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is leading a new £500,000 study to scope the requirements for a national floods and droughts research infrastructure.This Natural Environment Research Council...

22.05.20

UKCEH statement on COVID-19 business continuity

Statement - 22 May 2020: The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) continues to be committed to delivering our important environmental science safely, and we are putting in place a range of...

20.05.20

Long-term monitoring sites are key to assessing impacts of COVID-19

Europe’s extensive network of field research sites will play a crucial role in assessing the impacts of COVID-19 on the essential benefits that the natural world brings to humans.There are 450...

13.05.20

UKCEH supports UK’s emergency response to COVID-19

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) has provided scientific expertise and donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to support the emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic.The UK...