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Scots Pine shows its continental roots

By studying similarities in the genes of Scots Pine trees, scientists have shown that the iconic pine forests of Highland Scotland still carry the...


Bee conservation book launched as ecologists gather for annual meeting

Scientific knowledge and experience about how to conserve wild bees around the world has been brought together by scientists for the first time. The...


CEH to host more than 100 stakeholders at Wallingford site

More than 100 stakeholders from government, industry, universities and NGOs are to visit the Centre of Ecology & Hydrology's Wallingford...


CEH hosts notable visits to Wallingford headquarters

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) hosted two notable visits to its Wallingford, Oxfordshire headquarters this week. In the first, on...


UK waters beginning to recover from acid rain

A new report from the UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (AWMN) reveals that measures put in place over the last 20 years to reduce pollution from so-...


July 2010: a month of exceptional spatial contrasts in rainfall and river flow patterns within the UK

July was a month of exceptional spatial contrasts in rainfall and river flow patterns within the UK. At the national scale, July was the wettest...


CEH ranked highly on environmental papers impact

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has been listed in the top 15 British institutions in the environment and ecology field, ranked according to...


CEH scientists speak at British Hydrological Society International Symposium

Every six years the British Hydrological Society hosts a major international symposium, bringing together hydrologists from the UK and overseas for a...


UK registers second lowest Jan-June rainfall in a series from 1914

A notably dry June has added significantly to accumulated rainfall deficiencies across much of the UK. Provisionally, the country has registered its...


Scientists seek help as native parasites attack ladybird invader

New Ladybird Parasite Survey offers chance to witness evolution in action Scientists investigating the spread of the invasive harlequin ladybird are...