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


June 2018 Hydrological Summary for the UK

June 2018 was a hot and dry month. For England and Wales, it was the only June in series from 1910 to rank among both the three hottest and three...


Impact of natural greenhouse emissions on Paris targets revealed

Global fossil fuel emissions would have to be reduced by as much as 20% more than previous estimates to achieve the Paris Agreement targets, because...


Monitoring scheme looks at why UK's honeypot has shrunk

An innovative monitoring scheme could provide a better understanding of the factors that impact on the size and health of honeybee populations, and...


CEH soil scientist wins international award

A soil scientist at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has won a prestigious international award. Dr David Robinson has been honoured by...


CEH joins £6m research into AMR in developing countries

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) will be involved in two £3m Medical Research Council-funded projects that aim to tackle antimicrobial...


£2m scheme will monitor South East Asia peatlands via satellite

A pioneering project involving the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is monitoring peatlands in South East Asia by satellite. The UK Space Agency...


May 2018 Hydrological Summary for the UK

May felt like an early start to the summer, with prolonged periods of warm, dry weather which culminated in thunderstorms at month-end. Large parts...


Moth Night sheds light on under-recorded species

Members of the public are being invited to look out for moths in their gardens and the countryside this week. Moth Night, an annual UK-wide event to...


Many mammals are fighting for survival, says report

One in five British mammal species face a high risk of extinction, according to a report that involved data analysis by the Centre for Ecology &...


Scottish Science Minister visits Auchencorth Moss Fieldsite

Scottish Government Science Minister Shirley-Anne Somerville visited Auchencorth Moss this week with scientists from the Centre for Ecology &...