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Call for policy makers to protect pollinators

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Call for policy makers to protect pollinators

Pollinating insects could thrive if improvements are made to agri-environment schemes across Europe, new study led by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) finds.

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New software program could boost protections for animals on the move on land and at sea

New software program could boost protections for animals on the move on land and at sea

An international team of conservation scientists has developed an innovative software program to improve protections for wildlife as they roam on land and at sea.

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Orb-weaver spiders’ yellow and black pattern helps them lure prey

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Orb-weaver spiders’ yellow and black pattern helps them lure prey

Being inconspicuous might seem the best strategy for spiders to catch potential prey in their webs, but many orb-web spiders, which hunt in this way, are brightly coloured. New research finds their distinct yellow and black pattern is actually essential in luring prey.

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Capturing Ecology Exhibition: Hidden Worlds

Come along to our exhibition showcasing the winners of our photographic competition, Capturing Ecology, in the wonderful Ulster Museum in Belfast!

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The Multiple Values of Nature

Join us at our first Symposium of 2020. Registration is currently OPEN!

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