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Bringing the new UKCP18 climate projections into ecology

Join the Climate Change SIG for a workshop on using UK climate change projections from the people who developed them

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Society Publishers’ Coalition statement on Plan S

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Society Publishers’ Coalition statement on Plan S

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Quantum dots used to track flowers' pollen

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Quantum dots used to track flowers' pollen

Track the whole pollination process from the first visit by a pollinator to its endpoint.

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Watch Annual Meeting talks on your phone

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Watch Annual Meeting talks on your phone

Watch talks given by leading ecologists on your phone, tablet or laptop with Ecology on Demand – new from the BES

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Mom's reward: Female Galápagos seabird has a shorter lifespan than males

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Mom's reward: Female Galápagos seabird has a shorter lifespan than males

Older female Nazca booby choosing to pair with a younger mate may contribute to lifespan differences within the species.

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Supporting female ecologists to find their paths to success

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Supporting female ecologists to find their paths to success

Isabella Mandl and Manuela Gonzalez-Suarez were paired together in the BES Women in Ecology mentoring scheme. They explain how they benefitted and the new outlook it gave them.

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New membership fees for 2019

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New membership fees for 2019

Small increase in member fees for 2019 is the first for five years.

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'Eavesdropping' technology used to protect one of New Zealand's rarest birds

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'Eavesdropping' technology used to protect one of New Zealand's rarest birds

Monitoring hihi reintroductions by listening in on bird ‘conversations’.

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Rewilding: Can it foster human coexistence with nature?

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Rewilding: Can it foster human coexistence with nature?

A new book published by the BES aims to build common ground on this divisive issue.

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Why do beaked whales return to a Navy sonar range despite disturbance?

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Why do beaked whales return to a Navy sonar range despite disturbance?

Scientists say it's the food.

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Your chance to tell us what you think of the BES

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Your chance to tell us what you think of the BES

We are keen to hear about your experience of the BES and where you think the Society's focus should be in the future.

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Undergraduate Summer School

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Undergraduate Summer School

Simon Loughran, an attendee of the Undergraduate Summer School 2018, gives a perspective of his experiences whilst applications open for 2019

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El camino a ninguna parte

El camino a ninguna parte

A Spanish translation of The Road to Nowhere, a piece 'eco-fiction' by Claire Wordley, first published in The Niche, December 2018.

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Maps of chemicals in marine life could be the passport to protecting UK waters

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Maps of chemicals in marine life could be the passport to protecting UK waters

Maps of chemicals found in jellyfish which could offer a new tool for the protection of British waters and fisheries.

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Jane Memmott voted President Elect of the BES in first online ballot

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Jane Memmott voted President Elect of the BES in first online ballot

Jane Memmott of the University of Bristol will be the next president of the British Ecological Society (BES) from 2020.

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