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Plant Soil Ecosystems SIG: EcoSummit 2016 - Plant-Soil Feedbacks: Bridging Natural and Agricultural Sciences

EcoSummit 2016 Session - Plant-soil feedbacks: bridging natural and agricultural sciences

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BES Marsh Book Award Nominations 2016

2016 Nominations for the Marsh Book Award

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Don’t forget about the (other) bees…

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Don’t forget about the (other) bees…

The honeybee is not the only pollinator. There are about 20,000 species of bee worldwide and 250 species in the UK alone yet for the vast majority of people the honeybee springs to mind when thinking of a bee.

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Policy engagement support for mid-career ecologists: share your views

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Policy engagement support for mid-career ecologists: share your views

Help shape our new policy award program

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Press Release: Biodiversity begins at home: saving old villages helps save farmland birds

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Press Release: Biodiversity begins at home: saving old villages helps save farmland birds

New research in Journal of Applied Ecology shows preserving old villages and farm buildings could help save farmland birds.

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Press Release: Hedges in agricultural areas protect biodiversity on Madagascar

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Press Release: Hedges in agricultural areas protect biodiversity on Madagascar

New research in Journal of Applied Ecology investigates ways to protect biodiversity in Madagascar.

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Undergraduate Summer School: an invaluable experience

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Undergraduate Summer School: an invaluable experience

Becky McCerery reflects on her week at Malham Tarn

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Press Release: Stowaway frogs being stopped by border security

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Press Release: Stowaway frogs being stopped by border security

New model in Journal of Applied Ecology demonstrates the efficacy of biosecurity activities to reduce risk of wildlife disease introduction.

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Policy Committee vacancy - Early Career representative

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Policy Committee vacancy - Early Career representative

Help shape our work at the science-policy interface

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The first EU list of 37 invasive alien species comes into force

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The first EU list of 37 invasive alien species comes into force

The first 37 invasive alien species have been listed under the IAS Regulation and their associated restrictions now come into force. This is a welcomed step to stop the loss of biodiversity.

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People, Politics and the Planet: Any Questions - Storify

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People, Politics and the Planet: Any Questions - Storify

What next for the UK environment post-Brexit?

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How do ecologists access and use scientific information? Presenting the survey results...

This infographic shows the results of a survey asking how ecologists access and use scientific information.

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Future of the natural environment after the EU referendum

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Future of the natural environment after the EU referendum

Contribute to our response to the Environmental Audit Committee's new inquiry.

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“We cannot afford a two year pause in our pursuit of excellence” – Brexit and Science Inquiry responses

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“We cannot afford a two year pause in our pursuit of excellence” – Brexit and Science Inquiry responses

A round up of responses to the Brexit and Science Inquiry.

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Jo Johnson gives evidence to Brexit and Science Inquiry

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Jo Johnson gives evidence to Brexit and Science Inquiry

Jo Johnson addresses concerns about Brexit and science.

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