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


New standards allow disparate biosciences data sets to integrate

Collaborators from more than 30 scientific organisations around the world, including the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, have agreed on a common...


BTO and CEH: Collaborating to develop biodiversity monitoring

Starting 2012 with determination, CEH (Centre for Ecology & Hydrology) hosted a Director-led visit from BTO (British Trust for Ornithology) on...


UK Hydrological summary for December 2011 published - end of a remarkable year

Meteorologically, 2011 was a remarkable year: it was the second warmest in the UK temperature record (from 1910) and was notable for extreme regional...


New study urges smart targeting of pollution sources to save lives and slow global warming

A new international study published in Science has shown that implementing 14 key air pollution control measures could slow the pace of global...


Resource management in ant colonies may have lessons for politicians and economists

Political and economic theorists could learn lessons from studying how an ant colony allocates food resources, according to the authors of a new...


Birds and butterflies lagging behind climate change shift

Birds and butterflies are tracking behind the northward shift of their suitable climates, a major new study has indicated. The two groups are also...


Ecosystems Knowledge Network launched: a resource for connecting people and nature

A healthy natural environment is the foundation of a sustainable future with prospering communities. In the UK and elsewhere, pioneering projects are...


Climate change is altering mountain vegetation at the large scale

Climate change is having a more profound effect on alpine vegetation than at first anticipated, according to a study carried out by an international...


News Archive - 2011

2011 Review of the year - 23 December 2011 Lake science insights from 40 years of monitoring at Loch Leven in Scotland - 21 December 2011 Science...


2011 Review of the CEH year

As 2011 draws to a close we take a look back at the wide range of research undertaken by CEH scientists over the last 12 months. Throughout the year...