Press Release Archive - 2010

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 events at CEH which are of interest to a wider audience.

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology press releases - 2010

2010/08 - Farm management choice can benefit fungi key to healthy ecosystems - 14 September 2010 - Farming practices have a significant impact on the diversity of beneficial microbial fungi known to play important roles in crop productivity, soil recovery and maintenance of healthy ecosystems, according to new research published in the journal Environmental Microbiology

2010/07 - Scots Pine shows its continental roots - 9 September 2010 - Scientists have shown that the iconic pine forests of Highland Scotland still carry the traces of the ancestors that colonised Britain after the end of the last Ice Age, harbouring genetic variation that could help regenerate future populations, according to new results published in the journal Heredity

2010/06 - School children and scientists join together in UK's biggest ladybird survey - 7 June 2010 - Over the next few weeks thousands of children will be taking part in the biggest ever survey of UK ladybirds. The children will join forces with scientists from the UK Ladybird Survey to record sightings of one of the British public’s favourite insects. 

2010/05 - Windermere's secrets revealed by 65 years of lake monitoring - 20 May 2010 - Scientists and conservationists are celebrating 65 years of research on one of the jewels of the English Lake District, Windermere. 

2010/04 - Scientists call on the public to help monitor invasive species - 22 March 2010 - The Recording Invasive Species Counts (RISC) project, launched in London on 22 March 2010, will encourage members of the public to record sightings of six invasive non-native plants and animals within the UK.

2010/03 - Will earlier springs throw nature out of step? - 9 February 2010 - The recent trend towards earlier UK springs and summers has been accelerating, according to a study published today in the scientific journal Global Change Biology

2010/02 - Conservation from space: Landscape diversity helps to conserve insects - 8 February 2010 - Rugged, hilly landscapes with a range of different habitat types can help to maintain more stable butterfly populations and thus aid their conservation, according to new findings published in the journal Ecology Letters.

2010/01 - Geolocation technology reveals worsening North Sea conditions could be increasing Atlantic puffin mortality - 8 January 2010 - A recent increase in winter mortality in Atlantic puffins could be due to worsening conditions within the North Sea, according to new findings published in the scientific journal Marine Biology. 


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