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Nominate an Incredible Ecologist for the 2020 BES Awards

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Nominate an Incredible Ecologist for the 2020 BES Awards

You have until 20 April to nominate an incredible ecologist for the 2020 BES Awards.

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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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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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Northern Ireland’s recovering pine marten population benefits red squirrels, but the urban grey squirrel poses a problem

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Northern Ireland’s recovering pine marten population benefits red squirrels, but the urban grey squirrel poses a problem

The recovery of pine marten in Ireland and Britain is reversing native red squirrel replacement by invasive grey squirrels

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Local traditional knowledge can be as accurate as 10 years of scientific transect monitoring of animal abundance in the Amazon

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Local traditional knowledge can be as accurate as 10 years of scientific transect monitoring of animal abundance in the Amazon

New research from a cross-organisational consortium in the Amazon has found indigenous knowledge to be as accurate as scientific transect monitoring.

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Participation in citizen science camera trap project dramatically increased school children’s knowledge of UK mammals

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Participation in citizen science camera trap project dramatically increased school children’s knowledge of UK mammals

Children who participated in a citizen science project called MammalWeb, used camera traps to detect wildlife visiting their schools..

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Invest in pollinator monitoring for long-term gain

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Invest in pollinator monitoring for long-term gain

A research team from the University of Reading and the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is studying how to improve pollinator monitoring in the UK in a cost-effective manner.

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Making a difference

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Making a difference

BES President Richard Bardgett and CEO Hazel Norman introduce our plans for 2020-2023.

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Capturing Ecology – Winning images of British Ecological Society photography competition announced

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Capturing Ecology – Winning images of British Ecological Society photography competition announced

An image of a Malagasy tree boa perched in a tree, taken by Roberto García Roa, has been awarded Overall Winner in the British Ecological Society’s annual photography competition, ‘Capturing Ecology’.  

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A year to look on with pride

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A year to look on with pride

BES President Richard Bardgett introduces this year's achievements for the 2018-19 Annual Review.

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Nominations for 2019 BES awards are now open

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Nominations for 2019 BES awards are now open

Nominate the ecologists you think should win a 2019 BES award for all they are achieving in science and society.

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Getting into...science communication

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Getting into...science communication

Reflections on BES press office internship during a busy annual meeting

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Wildlife Freak, Evidence Geek: The BES Policy Internship

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Wildlife Freak, Evidence Geek: The BES Policy Internship

A BES intern's experience in the chaotic, but hopeful, world of environmental policy.

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Watch Annual Meeting talks on your phone

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Watch Annual Meeting talks on your phone

Watch talks given by leading ecologists on your phone, tablet or laptop with Ecology on Demand – new from the BES

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