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Parliamentary inquiry into the UK's role in Arctic sustainability - contribute to our response

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Parliamentary inquiry into the UK's role in Arctic sustainability - contribute to our response

Contribute to the BES's response to the EAC inquiry into the UK's role in Arctic sustainability.

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“If you want a career in conservation science - attend a BES/ZSL Early Careers Workshop!”

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“If you want a career in conservation science - attend a BES/ZSL Early Careers Workshop!”

Isabella Mandl reports from the BES/ZSL early careers workshop on establishing a career in conservation science, including publishing, communications, job applications and careers beyond academia.

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We need to talk about Nitrogen

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We need to talk about Nitrogen

Nitrogen deposition is contributing factor to the decline in biodiversity. Plantlife's report explains why.

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International Women's Day 2017

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International Women's Day 2017

A day to celebrate the impact of women in ecology – a series of blog posts from the BES journals.

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Press Release: Harvesting wildlife affected by climate change?

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Press Release: Harvesting wildlife affected by climate change?

A new polar bear study published in Journal of Applied Ecology aims to balance conservation and subsistence needs.

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Press release – Beyond eating: Indirectly, deer change the landscape

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Press release – Beyond eating: Indirectly, deer change the landscape

A new paper published today in Journal of Ecology looks at how deer affect forest plant composition by altering facets of the forest environment, including light availability, soil compaction, and the thickness of a particular layer of soil.

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Press Release: Road salt alternatives alter aquatic ecosystems

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Press Release: Road salt alternatives alter aquatic ecosystems

New research in Journal of Applied Ecology shows road salt alternatives and additives alter freshwater food webs and ecosystems.

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SPG Scottish Environment Week Breakfast

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SPG Scottish Environment Week Breakfast

Tagging MSPs, urban meadows and eDNA data: the Science for Environmental Futures breakfast event

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Press Release: Egg white could crack problem of predicting bluetongue outbreaks

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Press Release: Egg white could crack problem of predicting bluetongue outbreaks

A new study in Journal of Applied Ecology has found that a protein in egg white could help control outbreaks of bluetongue virus.

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Workshop Roundup: Best Practice for Archiving Code

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Workshop Roundup: Best Practice for Archiving Code

Missed the Code Archiving workshop at the Annual Meeting in Liverpool? Here is a summary.

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Press Release: Wintering ducks connect isolated wetlands by dispersing plant seeds

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Press Release: Wintering ducks connect isolated wetlands by dispersing plant seeds

Wintering ducks connect isolated wetlands by dispersing plant seeds

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Responding to Select Committee Inquiries

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Responding to Select Committee Inquiries

Martin Smith, a Specialist at the House of Commons Science & Technology Committee, presented his top tips for responding to Select Committee Inquiries at the first policy lunchbox of 2017

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VIDEO: What is the future of peer review in ecology?

Interested in the future of peer review in ecology? Watch the video of our panel discussion on peer review from the BES Annual Meeting.

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Westminster, wildlife and waste crime: Lessons learnt during my BES POST Fellowship

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Westminster, wildlife and waste crime: Lessons learnt during my BES POST Fellowship

BES Fellow Daniella Rabaiotti shares the top ten lessons from her placement with the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology.

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My Scottish parliamentary shadowing experience: juggling everything from beavers to toxic waste

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My Scottish parliamentary shadowing experience: juggling everything from beavers to toxic waste

Chloe Bellamy shares her experience of spending two days in Scottish Government with Roseanna Cunningham MSP.

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