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Press Release: Production of seedless fruits - an under-estimated tool for improving food security

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Press Release: Production of seedless fruits - an under-estimated tool for improving food security

New research from Journal of Applied Ecology shows how seedless fruit production can increase fruit quality and quantity, reducing the need for pollination.

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Open Data in the British Ecological Society Journals

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Open Data in the British Ecological Society Journals

The BES Journals have required data to be archived for the last 3 years, over this time what trends have emerged?

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BES President Sue Hartley gives evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee

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BES President Sue Hartley gives evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee

BES President Sue Hartley gives evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee inquiry on innovative land management techniques and rewilding.

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Healing the rift around GM crops

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Healing the rift around GM crops

BES member Joanna Wolstenholme explores how a more constructive dialogue might be built around GM crops.

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Open access week 2016: discovering and accessing content

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Open access week 2016: discovering and accessing content

Find out how your BES Journal research can be made more accessible and discoverable.

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Inquiry into the impact of Brexit on higher education

Inquiry into the impact of Brexit on higher education

Submit your comments and evidence to the House of Commons Education Committee's inquiry into the impact of Brexit on higher education.

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Press Release: Study shows fracking could threaten Britain’s richest wildlife habitats

Analysis published in Journal of Applied Ecology, shows many areas opened up for potential shale gas extraction are home to species crucial to ecosystem functioning.

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Press Release: Diversified management provides multiple benefits in boreal forests

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Press Release: Diversified management provides multiple benefits in boreal forests

New research shows there are strong conflicts between intensive timber harvesting and the provision of other benefits for the maintenance of biodiversity.

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Press Release: Impact of pesticide on bumblebees revealed by taking experiments into the field

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Press Release: Impact of pesticide on bumblebees revealed by taking experiments into the field

A new study, published in Journal of Applied Ecology, shows that the development of bee colonies placed in the field is affected by pesticide exposure.

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Microbeads: small plastics causing big problems

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Microbeads: small plastics causing big problems

Microplastics and microbeads are causing significant problems for the health of our marine life

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Fossil poo at the Yorkshire Fossil Festival

Fossil poo at the Yorkshire Fossil Festival

Karen Bacon on fossil poo and the importance of paleoecology at the Yorkshire Fossil Festival

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Public Engagement Working Group PhD student vacancy

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Public Engagement Working Group PhD student vacancy

Join our Public Engagement Working Group and help shape our public engagement programme.

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Our Conservation SIG needs you!

Join our Conservation Special Interest Group Committee!

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Peer Review Week 2016 Round-up

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Peer Review Week 2016 Round-up

All of our Peer Review Week 2016 activities

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