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A modified method of mapping hill vegetation in relation to animal distribution.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Colquhoun, I. R. & Watson, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A method is described of mapping hill vegetation and of relating the map produced to animal distributions by recording both sets of data on a 10-m gri...

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Mechanisms for enhancing public engagement with citizen science results.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: MacLeod, C. J. & Scott, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Citizen science is frequently cited as a successful approach for increasing public engagement with environmental issues, but this requires a purposefu...

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How to improve policy and decision making for nature by mainstreaming.

Published online: 20 Jan 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Scott, A. & Holtby, R. & East, H. & Lannin, A. L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper answers four critical questions: (1) What is the added-value that mainstreaming provides for environmental policy and practice?; (2) What i...

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An introduction to policy in Scotland.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The BES Scottish Policy Group is a group of British Ecological Society (BES) members promoting the use of ecological knowledge in Scotland. The aim is...

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How does science inform the UK parliament?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The British Ecological Society (BES) is committed to making the best ecological evidence accessible to decision-makers. Policymaking processes are rar...

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Conservation research, policy and practice.

Published online: 20 May 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Sutherland, W. J. & Brotherton, P. N. M. & Davies, Z. G. & Ockendon, N. & Pettorelli, N. & Vickery, J. A.

Content type: Book

Conservation research is essential for advancing knowledge but to make an impact scientific evidence must influence conservation policies, decision ma...

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Guides to better science: Promoting your research.

Published online: 28 Jun 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The purpose of this guide is to give everyone working in science a way of using the different tools that are available, to make sure their research re...

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Guides to better science: interdisciplinary research.

Published online: 06 Jul 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Cole, L. & Davies, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This guide distils the main challenges that an ecologist might face when embarking on an interdisciplinary research project for the first time. While ...

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Guides to better science: data management.

Published online: 23 Jun 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This guide is designed to help researchers navigate data management firstly by explaining what data and data management are and why data sharing is im...

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Improving landholder engagement in biodiversity conservation: what can be learned from literary theory and design.

Published online: 23 Oct 2021

Authors: Lee, T. & Wakefield-Rann, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Drawing on a case study of an ecological assessment report used in part for landholder engagement by an Australian government biodiversity initiative,...

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