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Windermere secrets revealed by 65 years of monitoring

Scientists and conservationists are meeting in Bowness-on-Windermere in Cumbria today (20 May) to celebrate 65 years of scientific research on one of...


UK Schools and the BBC join the Ladybird Survey

The BBC Breathing Places campaign has launched its “Spot some ladybirds” activity as part of its summer of action in the International Year of...


News in brief - May 2010

New book examines state of UK wildlife CEH scientists past and present are among the expert contributors to a new book, Silent Summer: The State of...


Celebrations at Oxford's woodland 'ecological laboratory'

Ecologists from the Centre of Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) and other research institutions are gathering today (29th April 2010) at Wytham Woods to...


CEH response to Eyjafjallajökull volcanic ash fallout

As volcanic ash fallout is predicted to reach ground level following the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland, scientists from the...


Hot, dry and different

Australian deserts are diversity-hotspots for lizards, according to research by Gary Powney and colleagues. Powney, who is a PhD student based...


News in brief - April 2010

Grazers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions - 8 April 2010 Livestock may reduce emissions of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide from semi-arid, cool...


Sewage to blame for phosphorus river pollution

Phosphorus pollution from sewage, rather than in agricultural fertilisers, is the main culprit for polluting English rivers, according to long-term...


Scientists call on the public to help monitor invasive species

The new Recording Invasive Species Counts (RISC) project will encourage members of the public to record sightings of six invasive non-native plants...


Nature and Biodiversity News & Views website

Nature and Biodiversity News & Views aims to help raise public awareness of issues relating to biodiversity and the natural world. The website...