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Model way to protect trees

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Model way to protect trees

Oak processionary moth and ash dieback are among the most notorious tree pests and diseases introduced into the UK.

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Severe declines in mountain hares on Scottish grouse moors

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Severe declines in mountain hares on Scottish grouse moors

Mountain hare numbers on moorlands in the eastern Highlands have declined to less than one per cent of their initial levels.

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Grouse moor management in Scotland: stakeholder questionnaire

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Grouse moor management in Scotland: stakeholder questionnaire

Help the BES Scottish Policy Group respond to the grouse moor management inquiry

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Call for new members to join our Meetings Committee

Call for new members to join our Meetings Committee

We have a great opportunity for Ordinary Members to join Meetings Committee (MC) from January 2019.

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Tropical birds benefit from more forest by rivers in oil palm areas

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Tropical birds benefit from more forest by rivers in oil palm areas

Protected riverbank habitats within areas of oil palm cultivation can play a key role in reducing the negative impacts on tropical bird numbers.

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Scientists find fish body holds the key to make fishery management cheaper, easier

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Scientists find fish body holds the key to make fishery management cheaper, easier

Study analyzes fishery-monitoring methods to address challenges of managing small-scale fisheries.

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The Climate Change (Emmisions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill: Call for evidence

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The Climate Change (Emmisions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill: Call for evidence

Help the BES Scottish Policy Group respond to Stage 1 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Bill

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Green sea turtle digging its own watery grave due to invasion of non-native seagrass

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Green sea turtle digging its own watery grave due to invasion of non-native seagrass

Research into how these large grazers influence the expansion of exotic plant species in aquatic systems.

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Stability and Simplicity - proposals for rural funding transition period: A Scottish Government consultation

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Stability and Simplicity - proposals for rural funding transition period: A Scottish Government consultation

Help the BES Scottish Policy Group respond to the Scottish Government's consultation on the future of agriculture.

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Research shows pesticides influence bee learning and memory

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Research shows pesticides influence bee learning and memory

Drawing on data from a large number of studies in which bees that had been exposed to pesticides.

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TV coverage of cycling races can help document the effects of climate change

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TV coverage of cycling races can help document the effects of climate change

Trees in Belgium have advanced the timing of leafing and flowering in response to recent temperature changes.

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Join us at our 2018 Annual Meeting!

Join us at our 2018 Annual Meeting!

We are delighted to announce that registration, abstract submission and helper submissions are now open for #BES2018! 

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Climate change linked to potential population decline in bees

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Climate change linked to potential population decline in bees

Two-year field experiment focused on how mason bees in the southwestern United States will respond to a warmer future climate.

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The power of purple - male birds use gaudy colours to warn and defeat rivals

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The power of purple - male birds use gaudy colours to warn and defeat rivals

A new study on the role of the nuptial plumage in competitive interactions among male purple-crowned fairy-wrens.

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