20.11.18

Dramatic change in seabirds’ winter food source

The availability of a key prey for seabirds has changed dramatically over the past three decades, particularly in winter, with possible consequences for their population numbers, a new study has found...

18.09.18

Surviving plants and insects are tougher than we think

Insect pollinators that have survived the impacts of agricultural intensification may have a greater ability to resist future environmental changes than previously thought, a new study has found...

12.09.18

New reports will enable UK to make the most of its natural assets

Four new reports on Natural Capital published today will enable governments and businesses to take an evidence-based approach to valuing the UK’s natural assets. Natural Capital refers to the assets...

06.08.18

New research could help farmers mitigate impact of ozone pollution on crop yields

A multinational study, led by the UK’s Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, quantifies the negative impact of ozone pollution on crop yields and identifies practical short- and medium-term action that...

09.07.18

Study reveals what natural greenhouse emissions from wetlands and permafrosts mean for Paris Agreement targets

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 of natural greenhouse gas emissions from wetlands...

05.07.18

New 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 on honey yields.As part of its new National Honey...

04.07.18

Call for united global effort to tackle nitrogen pollution

Governments, industries and farmers across the world must join together to tackle the 'major unsolved challenge' of nitrogen pollution, experts told a World Environment Day summit in India today (June...

04.07.18

Press Release Archive - 2018

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology's Press Office often issues Press Releases to journalists from a wide range of media outlets, announcing findings from new research or giving details of significant...

06.12.17

Warmer water signals change for Scotland’s shags

Press release 2017/9 – issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UKIssued on 17 November 2017Warmer water signals change for Scotland's shagsAn increasingly catholic diet among European shags at...

17.11.17

Plant respiration could become a bigger feedback on climate than expected

Press release 2017/10 – issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UKEmbargoed until 10:00 GMT Friday November 17 2017Plant respiration could become a bigger feedback on climate than expectedNew...