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Biodiversity under threat from increasing nitrogen emissions

The earth's natural biodiversity is under threat from too much nitrogen, a conference in Edinburgh attended by more than 100 international scientists...


Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels up by 29 per cent since 2000

Scientists have produced the strongest evidence yet that the rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions continues to outstrip the ability of...


Discovery may help manage nanoparticle wastes from consumer products

A new understanding about nanoparticle behaviour in sewage treatment plants could improve the environmental management of nanoparticle wastes from...


Soils, butterflies and beetles responding to changing pressures on UK environment

The first major review of trends in terrestrial ecology at 12 key sites within the UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) has shown that soils,...


The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology joins the Willis Research Network

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has joined the Willis Research Network (WRN), together with nine other leading scientific institutions...


Seabird ecologists and conservationists sign major data sharing agreement

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is among the 18 organisations today signing a major agreement that will see the sharing of valuable data...


Environment Centre Wales wins international commendation

The iconic Environment Centre Wales building in Bangor is rapidly building an international reputation as an exemplar building of sustainable design...


Mobile phones at the ready for Autumn ladybird invasion

As ladybirds crawl into our homes for the winter, scientists have called for more photos to be sent in to the UK Ladybird Survey to help track the...


Butterflies use more 'environmental space' in warmer areas

Butterflies basking in the relatively warm South of Britain are likely to be more liberal in their choice of where to live than their cousins in the...


UK’s biggest ever Countryside Survey: England results published

The results of the biggest and most comprehensive survey of England’s countryside and its natural resources are unveiled in a new report from the...