02 August 2022
Agri-environment schemes can significantly increase local bird and butterfly populations without damaging food production.
27 July 2022
Green infrastructure near agricultural land is essential for pollinator conservation and boosting crop productivity.
23 May 2022
A study using 10 years of citizen science data has found that a variety of targeted conservation approaches are needed to protect UK bumblebee species.
31 March 2022
Rolling wildflower blocks could be the more effective compensation measurement against insect decline than flower strips.
15 March 2022
A new study has found that oil palm can be farmed more sustainably on peatlands by re-wetting the land.
08 March 2022
A new study demonstrates that weeds are far more valuable in supporting biodiversity than we give them credit for.
28 February 2022
Natural habitat maximizes the benefits of birds for farmers, food safety, and conservation.
31 January 2022
Livestock browsing behaviour is a major determinant of the expansion of UK temperate rainforests.
19 January 2022
New research finds that whole-scale farm diversification can promote higher abundances of beneficial birds in farmland.
17 November 2021
The largest survey of pollinator abundance in Wales has found that woodland and hedgerow creation can play a crucial role in action to reverse declines in insects.
06 October 2021
By decoding honeybees’ waggle dances, researchers have found that bees in agricultural areas travel further for food than those in urban areas.
14 September 2021
Researchers propose a AU$41 billion nationwide plan for habitat restoration to prevent species loss.
27 August 2021
New research shows that oil palm plantations in Borneo are not only affecting ecological landscapes, but also social landscapes.
16 August 2021
BEE-STEWARD is a decision-support tool which provides a computer simulation of bumblebee colony survival in a given landscape.
15 July 2021
BES president, Professor Jane Memmott responds to National Food Strategy.