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Biodiversity Net Gain Consultation: Call for Evidence

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Biodiversity Net Gain Consultation: Call for Evidence

The Policy Team will be responding to Defra’s Biodiversity Net Gain consultation and we need your expertise!

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Launch of UK Climate Projections 2018

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Launch of UK Climate Projections 2018

The differences between high and low emissions scenarios widen as the century goes on, but the actions necessary to keep on the lower track need to happen now.

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Capturing Ecology – Winning images of British Ecological Society competition announced

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Capturing Ecology – Winning images of British Ecological Society competition announced

Capturing flora and fauna from across the planet, subjects range from African wild dog research to an artistic take on Galapagos iguanas to images exploring the relationships between people and nature.

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Take home messages from a BES-Scottish Policy Group workshop

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Take home messages from a BES-Scottish Policy Group workshop

Understanding the science-policy interface in Scotland

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Monitoring urban biodiversity with machine learning

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Monitoring urban biodiversity with machine learning

A new algorithm monitoring biodiversity in urban environments could improve our understanding of how cities can best support plant and animal life.

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"Does a natural capital approach deliver for biodiversity conservation?"

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"Does a natural capital approach deliver for biodiversity conservation?"

Discussing the pros and cons of a natural capital approach at the BES-SPG Pie and a Pint event

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Landscapes full of maize harm bumblebee colonies

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Landscapes full of maize harm bumblebee colonies

Göttingen scientists analyse growth and foraging behaviour of insects.

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Shaping policy in the House of Lords

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Shaping policy in the House of Lords

Learn about Parliament form an ecologist's perspective.

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A Smarter Approach to Intelligent Animals

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A Smarter Approach to Intelligent Animals

Outsmarting animals by better understanding their cognition may be the best wildlife management response available.

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Designated Landscapes Review: Call for Evidence

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Designated Landscapes Review: Call for Evidence

Have your say on the future role National Parks and AONBs can play in connecting people with nature and helping wildlife to thrive.

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The Puzzle of Plastics: Is there a solution to single-use?

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The Puzzle of Plastics: Is there a solution to single-use?

Humankind produces 300 million tonnes of plastic every year - creating major environmental challenges.

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Join our Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group

Join our Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group

Our Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group (SIG) is looking for their next finance officer!

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Maths skills for ecologists

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Maths skills for ecologists

Maths and stats in ecology from the perspective of an undergraduate student Rosie Clewett

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Soil moisture matters, even in tropical rainforests

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Soil moisture matters, even in tropical rainforests

Growth rates shape species distributions of tropical tree seedlings on a soil moisture gradient.

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