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City life key to harlequin ladybird invasion

Press release 2014/08 - Issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK - ***Strictly embargoed until 0001 BST London time on Monday 13th...


Super-charged tropical trees: Borneo’s productive trees vitally important for global carbon cycling

A team of scientists has found that the woody growth of forests in north Borneo is half as great again as in the most productive forests of north-...


Nitrogen pollution, climate and land use: why what we eat matters

***Strictly embargoed until 0001 BST London time on Friday 25 April 2014*** Press release 2014/02 - Issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology...


The Moth versus the Crowd - Tracking an alien invader of conker trees using people power

***Strictly embargoed until 2200 GMT London time / 1700 US Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday 22 January 2014*** Press release 2014/01 - Issued by...


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...


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...


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 &...


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 &...


Spotted! New atlas reveals trends in British ladybird species

Press release 2011/06 - Issued by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Strictly embargoed until 00:01 GMT Wednesday, 15 June 2011 The first atlas...


Higher river levels as more CO2 makes plants less thirsty

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