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Place-Based Citizen-Science for Wellbeing: Conceptual and practical understandings of ‘place’ for science and society

Join the Citizen Science SIG for this one-day conference discussing the challenges of place-based science.

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Fussy fish can have their coral and eat it too

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Fussy fish can have their coral and eat it too

Being a fussy eater is a problem for reef fish that seek refuge from climate change on deeper reefs. But scientists discovered the coral that these fussy fish eat can support them. New research published today in Functional Ecology

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Framework for Measuring Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas

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Framework for Measuring Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas

A team of researchers have developed a transparent way to verify the effectiveness of marine protected areas (MPAs). New research published today in Journal of Applied Ecology.

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‘Intensive’ beekeeping not to blame for common bee diseases

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‘Intensive’ beekeeping not to blame for common bee diseases

More 'intensive' beekeeping does not raise the risk of diseases that harm or kill the insects, new research suggests.

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Australian ants prepared for ‘Insect Armageddon’

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Australian ants prepared for ‘Insect Armageddon’

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Wildfires disrupt important pollination processes by moths and increase extinction risks

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Wildfires disrupt important pollination processes by moths and increase extinction risks

Research shows the detrimental effect of wildfires on moths for the first time.

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The Leopard that Learnt from the Cat

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The Leopard that Learnt from the Cat

New research explores the relationship between humans and leopards in Himachal Pradesh, India.

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Queer Academic Freedom: the ability to be yourself

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Queer Academic Freedom: the ability to be yourself

Being LGBT+ in the workplace should be the least of your worries as a scientist, says Dr Lillian Hunt of EDIS.

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Each moth escapes its own way

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Each moth escapes its own way

Species-specific escape strategies of moths make hunting difficult for bats

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New study shows where there may be establishment of citrus greening

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New study shows where there may be establishment of citrus greening

New research maps the peak temperatures for the establishment of citrus greening disease.

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Increases in generalist predator populations are associated with pheasant releases

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Increases in generalist predator populations are associated with pheasant releases

New research reveals gamebird releases for commercial shoots may be boosting numbers of avian predators and scavengers

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Increasing atmospheric CO2 concentrations, which causes climate change, also desynchronizes nutrient cycles

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Increasing atmospheric CO2 concentrations, which causes climate change, also desynchronizes nutrient cycles

Interactions between soil nutrients change significantly with increasing atmospheric CO2 concentrations

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Organic farming improves honeybee colony performance in a crucial flower-scarce period

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Organic farming improves honeybee colony performance in a crucial flower-scarce period

Organic farming benefits honeybee colonies, especially during flower-scarce periods.

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The older you get, the harder you seek: the mating  secrets of Africa’s bull elephants

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The older you get, the harder you seek: the mating secrets of Africa’s bull elephants

Males of many species slow down in their pursuit of females as they age. Not so with elephants.

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Call for evidence: Brexit and our Seas consultation

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Call for evidence: Brexit and our Seas consultation

Increase the policy impact of your marine research and contribute to our consultation response.

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