01.07.13

Shifting patterns of temperature volatility in the climate system

Press release 2013/7 - Issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK In recent decades there has been increased variability in yearly temperature records for large parts of Europe and North America...

15.04.13

Half of Tamiflu prescriptions went unused during 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic, sewage study concludes

A new study concludes that approximately half of the prescriptions of Tamiflu during the 2009-10 influenza pandemic went unused in England. The unused medication represents approximately 600,000...

18.02.13

Smarter use of nutrients will help clean up the planet, say scientists

***Strictly embargoed until 0001 London Time (GMT) on Monday 18 February 2013***Press release 2013/01 - Issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK A new report commissioned by the United Nations...

31.10.12

UK butterfly populations threatened by extreme drought and landscape fragmentation

***Originally embargoed until 0001 GMT on Wednesday 31 October 2012***Press release 29/10/2012 - Issued by the NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK A new study has found that the sensitivity and...

15.06.11

Spotted! New atlas reveals trends in British ladybird species

Press release 2011/06 - Issued by the Centre for Ecology & HydrologyStrictly embargoed until 00:01 GMT Wednesday, 15 June 2011 The first atlas of Britain and Ireland’s ladybirds is published today...

30.08.07

Higher river levels as more CO2 makes plants less thirsty

Press release issued by the Met OfficeRising carbon dioxide levels will increase river levels in the future, according to a team of scientists from the Met Office Hadley Centre, the University of...