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Horizon scan in ecology teaching and learning

Join the Teaching and Learning SIG as they identify future challenges to ecology teaching and explore how to mitigate those challenges

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International Biodiversity Day: A Case for Conservation Optimism

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International Biodiversity Day: A Case for Conservation Optimism

On the UN International Day for Biodiversity, Julia Migné from Conservation Optimism gives us reasons to stay hopeful about the restoration of biodiversity.

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‘Hotspots’ reveal where sub-Antarctic seabirds are at risk from fishing

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‘Hotspots’ reveal where sub-Antarctic seabirds are at risk from fishing

Seabird study reveals 'hotspots' where populations are most at risk from unsustainable fishing

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Penguins and their chicks’ responses to local fish numbers informs marine conservation

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Penguins and their chicks’ responses to local fish numbers informs marine conservation

Penguin behaviour linked to local fish numbers and could inform fishery management and marine conservation

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Invasive Species Week: UK Invasions in a Changing Climate

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Invasive Species Week: UK Invasions in a Changing Climate

In an Invasives Species Week special, Jane Catford and Regan Early discuss the possible synergies between climate change and the spread of invasive species.

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Predator exposure can help vulnerable species survive in the wild

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Predator exposure can help vulnerable species survive in the wild

Exposing endangered bilbies to predators before release can improve survival

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We’re moving! The BES buys new offices in London

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We’re moving! The BES buys new offices in London

The BES is moving new offices in central London.

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Field to Fork Festival: insects and the future of food

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Field to Fork Festival: insects and the future of food

The BES explored the importance of insects for our food at Field to Fork Festival

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UK Marine Strategy: Call for Expertise

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UK Marine Strategy: Call for Expertise

The Policy team will be drafting a response to the UK Marine Strategy and we need your expertise!

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Seaweeds can attract friends and keep away enemies

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Seaweeds can attract friends and keep away enemies

A seaweed species cultivates microbes on its surface to protect itself from pathogens

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Understanding the decline of Atlantic salmon catches in Scotland

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Understanding the decline of Atlantic salmon catches in Scotland

An expert in salmon ecology from Marine Scotland Science explains why Atlantic salmon catches have declined in Scotland.

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Agricultural Resilience

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Agricultural Resilience

A new book in our Ecological Reviews series brings together ecologists and economists to discuss agriculture through the lens of resilience.

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Early spring: predicting budburst with genetics

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Early spring: predicting budburst with genetics

Plants' genetics can be used to predict when their leaves burst bud in spring

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BES response to the IPBES biodiversity report: This matters

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BES response to the IPBES biodiversity report: This matters

The IPBES report lays out the scale and magnitude of the crisis we are facing in the natural world. The BES response explains why this matters.

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Closely related flowers can coexist through self-fertilization

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Closely related flowers can coexist through self-fertilization

Closely-related plant species can coexist despite competition through self-fertilization

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