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


CEH links up with Kenyan institutions to boost research in East Africa

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has entered into agreements with four research institutions in Kenya to help develop world-class...


Scottish Freshwater Group: 100 today but not dwelling on the past

The Scottish Freshwater Group (SFG) held its centenary meeting this week (19-20 April 2018) at the University of Stirling, kindly supported by the...


March 2018 Hydrological Summary for the UK

March heralded a wintry and cold start to spring 2018 in the UK as spells of mild and wet weather were interrupted by periods of snow, ice and...


Butterfly species struggled in 2017, UKBMS report reveals

Two declining butterflies suffered their lowest numbers in a 42-year series last year after hopes of a butterfly revival in the UK were dashed by a...


CEH scientists contribute to global biodiversity assessments

Scientists from the UK's Centre for Ecology & Hydrology are among 550 experts worldwide who have contributed to major new global biodiversity...


Loch Leven recovery nominated for prestigious award

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and partners, including the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, have been nominated for a prestigious Natura 2000...


February 2018 Hydrological Summary for the UK

February was a notably dry and exceptionally cold month for the UK. As the month progressed, an increasing proportion of precipitation fell as snow...


Showcasing drought and water scarcity science and data

CEH scientists will be presenting at the About Drought Showcase in Birmingham next week, an event which highlights the latest developments and hands-...


Sea swimming associated with increased illness

People who swim, bathe or take part in water sports in the sea are substantially more likely to experience stomach bugs, ear aches and other types of...


January 2018 Hydrological Summary for the UK

January was a decidedly wintery month across the UK, interspersed with strong winds and snowfalls over higher ground. Although there were four named...