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Radio 4 - Farming Today, Scottish Rrural Abattoirs, Farming Without Neonics, Abstraction

Radio 4 - Farming Today, Scottish Rrural Abattoirs, Farming Without Neonics, Abstraction | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
Dairy Prices, Animal Sentience, Beef to China, Farm floods, Colostrum
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Prof Richard Pywell is head of CEH's Biodiversity science area
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Ozone pollution harming crop yields, global study suggests

Ozone pollution harming crop yields, global study suggests | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
Global food production may be under threat from the impact of ozone air pollution on crop yields, new international research led by the UK’s Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has suggested.
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This study was led by Prof Gina Mills of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
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Heatwave and Climate Change Having Negative Impact on Our Soil Say Experts

Heatwave and Climate Change Having Negative Impact on Our Soil Say Experts | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
The recent heatwave and drought could be having a deeper, more negative effect on soil than we first realised say scientists. This could have widespread implications for plants and other vegetation which, in turn, may impact on the wider entire ecosystem.
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Closing the global ozone yield gap: Quantification and cobenefits for multistress tolerance

Closing the global ozone yield gap: Quantification and cobenefits for multistress tolerance | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
This article shows where ozone pollution reduces global crop yields and suggests actions to improve crops resilience.
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This multi-national study was led by Prof Gina Mills of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
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Hedgehogs may vanish from UK in ten years | News | The Times

Hedgehogs may vanish from UK in ten years | News | The Times | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
The number of hedgehogs has fallen by up to 73 per cent to leave only 522,000 in Britain, according to the first comprehensive survey of the country’s wild mammals since 1995 (Jerome Starkey writes).Twenty per cent of British mammals are at risk of extinction within ten years, according to a report...
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CEH scientists Colin Harrower and Richard Shore contributed to this study
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Articles | Cornwall Campuses | University of Exeter

Articles | Cornwall Campuses | University of Exeter | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
Droughts mean fewer flowers for bees Bees could be at risk from climate change because more frequent droughts could cause plants to produce fewer flowers, new research shows. Droughts are expected to become more common and more intense in many parts of the world, and researchers studied the impact...
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#BOU2018: 21st Century Ornithology

#BOU2018: 21st Century Ornithology | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
The future of birds, novel technologies and combined solutions
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Rich Howells is a PhD student with the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and the University of Liverpool
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Hundreds of seabirds die due to 'Beasts' weather

Hundreds of seabirds die due to 'Beasts' weather | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
The recent "Beast from the East" and the "Mini Beast" from the East prevented the birds from feeding.
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Seabird ecologists at CEH carry out long-term monitoring on the Isle of May
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NRFA Review of the Year: 2017/2018

NRFA Review of the Year: 2017/2018 | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
The UK Surface and Groundwater Archives Committee convened for its 35th annual meeting at CEH’s Wallingford Headquarters on Wednesday 7th March.
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The National River Flow Archive is managed by scientists from CEH
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Sea swimmers 'much more likely' to get infections and illnesses - The i newspaper online

Sea swimmers 'much more likely' to get infections and illnesses - The i newspaper online | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
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 illne
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Dr Andrew Singer leads AMR research at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
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Ammonia emissions rise in UK, as other air pollutant levels fall | Environment | The Guardian

Ammonia emissions rise in UK, as other air pollutant levels fall | Environment | The Guardian | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
Levels of powerful air pollutant rose by 3.2% from 2015 to 2016 according to government statistics
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Can the World Find Solutions to the Nitrogen Pollution Crisis?

Can the World Find Solutions to the Nitrogen Pollution Crisis? | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
More and more nitrogen keeps pouring into waterways, unleashing algal blooms and creating dead zones. To prevent the problem from worsening, scientists warn, the world must drastically cut back on synthetic fertilizers and double the efficiency of the nitrogen used on farms.
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Stripes of wildflowers across farm fields could cut pesticide spraying | Environment | The Guardian

Stripes of wildflowers across farm fields could cut pesticide spraying | Environment | The Guardian | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
The stripy fields have been planted across England as part of a trial to boost the natural predators of pests that attack cereal crops
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Field trials are now underway in the UK as part of the ASSIST programme. The concept being tested in the UK builds on work already undertaken in Switzerland.
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Europe in flames: how can we tackle the wildfires sweeping Britain and the continent?

Europe in flames: how can we tackle the wildfires sweeping Britain and the continent? | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
What, or who, sparked them? And might we
discover the danger is far from over when the flames are doused?...
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Forests storing greenhouse gases ‘crucial to tackling climate change’

Forests storing greenhouse gases ‘crucial to tackling climate change’ | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
UK scientists say replacing forests with crops for bioenergy power stations that capture carbon could instead increase the amount of emissions...
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Explore virtual reality farmed landscapes via the world of Minecraft at Cereals - Cereals 2018 - The Arable Event

Explore virtual reality farmed landscapes via the world of Minecraft at Cereals - Cereals 2018 - The Arable Event | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
The leading technical event for the arable farming industry. Taking place each June in the UK it attracts over 25,000 visitors and features around 500 arable-specific companies....
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CEH scientists are on the #ASSISTagri stand, showing off tools and data from the long-term ASSIST programme (Achieving Sustainable Intensification in Agriculture)
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One in five British mammals face extinction, writes @Cat_Early76

One in five British mammals face extinction, writes @Cat_Early76 | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
The red squirrel, wildcat and the grey long-eared bat are all under severe threat, according to the first comprehensive review of their populations for more than 20 years, writes CATHERINE EARLY...
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CEH scientists Colin Harrower and Richard Shore were contributing authors to the new report
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Warming seas could put seabirds out of sync with prey - study

Warming seas could put seabirds out of sync with prey - study | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it

Seabirds may struggle to find food for their chicks because they are unable to shift their breeding seasons as the climate warms, research…
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Warming oceans could put seabirds out of sync with prey - News - British Antarctic Survey

Warming oceans could put seabirds out of sync with prey - News - British Antarctic Survey | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
Seabirds may struggle to find food for their chicks as they are unable to shift their breeding seasons as the climate warms, a new study suggests. Rising sea temperatures in …
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AMR Research - your update from the research councils and Innovate UK

AMR Research - your update from the research councils and Innovate UK | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
Chemicals in our wastewater...and our rivers - closing the water cycle loop This blog from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology's AMR researcher Dr Andrew Singer, provides a perspective which explains why change is needed in how we handle our wastewater.
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Sea swimming 'increases illness risk'

Sea swimming 'increases illness risk' | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
Stomach bugs and ear aches are more likely among those who swim in the sea, researchers have found.
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Scottish plant health centre launched - NEWS

Scottish plant health centre launched - NEWS | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
The Scottish Government’s Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services Division (RESAS) has provided funding to bring together a number of Scottish research organisations to establish a new plant health centre
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Radio 4 - Farming Today, Government TB strategy, Ammonia emissions on farms

Radio 4 - Farming Today, Government TB strategy, Ammonia emissions on farms | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
The government has announced a review of its strategy to reduce TB in cattle.
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Prof Mark Sutton of CEH leads the International Nitrogen Management System initiative
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Radio 4 - Farming Today, Scottish Rrural Abattoirs, Farming Without Neonics, Abstraction

Radio 4 - Farming Today, Scottish Rrural Abattoirs, Farming Without Neonics, Abstraction | CEH Science Media Coverage | Scoop.it
Dairy Prices, Animal Sentience, Beef to China, Farm floods, Colostrum
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Prof Richard Pywell is head of CEH's Biodiversity science area
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