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Energy-saving modernisation of villages may reduce farmland bird numbers

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Energy-saving modernisation of villages may reduce farmland bird numbers

New research suggests declines of farmland bird numbers in Europe are linked to renovations of farm and homesteads that make them more energy efficient but leave fewer nesting sites.

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Closer scientific collaboration needed to save orangutan, say leading experts

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Closer scientific collaboration needed to save orangutan, say leading experts

Scientists studying animal and human populations in Borneo must work together more closely if they’re to save the orangutan, according to leading conservation and social science researchers .

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Global study finds predators are most likely to be lost when habitats are converted for human use

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Global study finds predators are most likely to be lost when habitats are converted for human use

A first of its kind, global study on the impacts of human land-use on different groups of animals has found that predators, especially small invertebrates like spiders and ladybirds, are the most likely to be lost when natural habitats are converted to agricultural land or towns and cities.

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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. Abstract submission and registration are now open!

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