Offers for members


  • BES Symposium Volumes and Special Publications
  • Wiley Online Library
  • Wiley-Blackwell books and journals
  • British Wildlife
  • Biological Conservation
  • Global Change Biology
  • Ecology Letters
  • Biology Letters


BES Symposium Volumes and Special Publications


The BES publishes the Symposium Volumes and Special Publications series available through Wiley-Blackwell. BES members get a 25% on both hardback and paperback copies. To order your copies, please login to the Members’ area and use the discount code in the Cambridge University Press section.


Wiley Online Library


Our members can access all papers published in BES journals for free via the Wiley Online Library. If you are a BES member, simply login to the Members’ Area here, or register with us today to get started.

Any papers published prior to 1998 can be found on the JSTOR website. Members can access these by subscribing to the BES journals archive, which costs just £7.50 a year (+VAT for UK based members).

We also offer discounts on printed journal subscriptions too. The Journal of Animal Ecology, Journal of Applied Ecology and Journal of Ecology are each available for £35 per annum for standard members, and just £15 per annum to our concessions, eg. reduced rate/student/retired members.


Wiley-Blackwell books and journals


BES members are eligible for the following Wiley-Blackwell discounts:

  • 20% discount on ecology books published by Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 20% discount on ecology journals published by Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Reduced subscriptions to the BES journals.
  • A 25% discount on open access publication fees when publishing in the BES journals.

To browse books with up to 35% discount, please login to the Members’ area.

For further details on journal discounts please contact: Beverley Harnett,Wiley-Blackwell Journals Marketing.


British Wildlife


British Wildlife is an independent bi-monthly magazine covering all aspects of British natural history and conservation. BES members are eligible for a concessionary subscription. Subscription details are available from the website.


Biological Conservation


Through Elsevier Science the BES is able to offer its members an individual subscription to Biological Conservation. An annual subscription costs only £123.00; you can download a subscription form here.


Global Change Biology


Our members of the British Ecological Society can take advantage of a discount on Global Change Biology, one of the most highly cited Ecology journals for original research papers. The Personal Rate in 2015 was £227 for print and online access, but BES members can enjoy online only subscription for just £55. You can also subscribe to Global Change Biology at the BES member rate by visiting the Wiley-Blackwell website.


Ecology Letters

Subscribe to the print and online version of Ecology Letters, published on behalf of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) by Wiley-Blackwell. Ecology Letters is published monthly with an internationally renowned Editorial Board and impact Factor of 13.042. In 2015, print and online access cost BES Members £66 compared to the regular price of £163.00. To subscribe to Ecology Letters please click here and select “BES members’ rate”.


Biology Letters

BES members can subscribe to the Royal Society journal Biology Letters with a 25% discount. Please contact the sales department of the Royal Society if you would like to subscribe.