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Capturing Ecology Exhibition: Hidden Worlds

Come along to our exhibition showcasing the winners of our photographic competition, Capturing Ecology, in the wonderful Ulster Museum in Belfast!

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Climate change unlikely to drive sugar maples north

Climate change unlikely to drive sugar maples north

Sugar maples won’t be heading north anytime soon, despite climate change, according to a new study.

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First come, first bred

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First come, first bred

Arriving early in the breeding area is crucial for successful reproduction in non-migratory birds.

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From scientist to storyteller: my PhD placement with the BES

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From scientist to storyteller: my PhD placement with the BES

Amy Newman talks about her experience working at New Scientist Live as BES Public Engagement intern.

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Fish species benefit from marine protection to varying extents – common and exploited species profit most

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Fish species benefit from marine protection to varying extents – common and exploited species profit most

Marine protected areas in the Mediterranean Sea are home to more fish species, with the greatest gains found among species most sensitive to exploitation

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Best of Belfast: highlights from the 2019 Annual Meeting

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Best of Belfast: highlights from the 2019 Annual Meeting

We have pulled together a summary of our favourite moments from the 2019 Annual Meeting in Belfast.

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2019 Annual Meeting Student Prize Winners

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2019 Annual Meeting Student Prize Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Student Talk and Student Poster Prizes from our 2019 Annual Meeting.

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Mowing urban lawns less intensely increases biodiversity, saves money and reduces pests

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Mowing urban lawns less intensely increases biodiversity, saves money and reduces pests

Researchers from the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres have found that reducing the intensity of lawn mowing in urban spaces leads to increased biodiversity, economic savings and reduced presence of allergy-triggering weeds.

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New trustees elected to our Board

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New trustees elected to our Board

We are delighted to announce the election results of our Board of Trustees.

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Plant-eating insects disrupt ecosystems and contribute to climate change

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Plant-eating insects disrupt ecosystems and contribute to climate change

Plant-eating insects affect forest ecosystems considerably more than previously thought.

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CSUN study demonstrates marine protected areas are most effective in overfished areas

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CSUN study demonstrates marine protected areas are most effective in overfished areas

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Scottish Policy Group: Understanding the Science-Policy Interface in Scotland

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Scottish Policy Group: Understanding the Science-Policy Interface in Scotland

An MSc student reflects on the annual policy training event

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Transformative change: an idiot’s guide

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Transformative change: an idiot’s guide

Andy Suggitt reflects on the joint BES - University of York Pie and a Pint event

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Communicating uncertainty to policy makers

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Communicating uncertainty to policy makers

Find out what an early career researcher learned about science communication at a mini-policy workshop

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