Threatened butterfly species cope well in below-average year

The UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (UKBMS) for 2021 have revealed that threatened UK species are showing signs of recovery despite an overall decline.


New survey will improve monitoring of European pollinators

Scientists at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) are using their expertise in monitoring insect populations to support a new European survey of pollinators.


Explore hydrological forecasts for the UK through new portal

The UK Hydrological Outlook web portal developed by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology provides an indication of hydrological conditions across the country in the coming months.


UKCEH in new partnership with United Nations Environment Programme

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) sign memorandum of understanding.


UN Member States pledge action to tackle nitrogen waste

Scientists at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) have contributed to the first global agreement to reduce nitrogen waste. A resolution was adopted by the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)


Natural features will support urban areas’ adaptation to climate change

The RECLAIM network, which includes the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, will support Britain’s towns and cities as they adapt to the impacts of climate change.


Hydrological projections for UK up to 2080 will support drought planning

The Enhanced Future Flows and Groundwater (eFLaG) dataset provides improved projections for rainfall, river flows and groundwater levels in the UK up to the year 2080. It has been published by the UK...


Current Chernobyl radiation levels do not directly impact soil organisms

Radiation levels in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone are having no direct impact on soil biological activity three decades after the world’s biggest nuclear accident, a study led by the UK Centre for...


Up to 50% increase in wildfires projected by 2100

A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme, which included contributions from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, has predicted that even if greenhouse gases are reduced, there could...


Researchers tackle increasing threat of tick-borne infections in UK

A new £2 million project will determine whether climate change and woodland expansion are likely to increase tick-borne infections such as Lyme disease in the UK. The new research is being led by the...