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BES presidents recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

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BES presidents recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

President of the BES Jane Memmott and past president Bill Sutherland are recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours list.

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Obituary: J. Philip Grime, F.R.S.

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Obituary: J. Philip Grime, F.R.S.

Simon Pierce and Jason D. Fridley remember a well-loved scientist whose research career spanned six decades.

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British Ecological Society announces journal prize winners

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British Ecological Society announces journal prize winners

Today the British Ecological Society (BES) has announced the winners of its journal prizes for research published in 2020.

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New report highlights the benefits of bringing nature into our cities

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New report highlights the benefits of bringing nature into our cities

Cooling our streets, reducing air pollution and improving our wellbeing, nature can provide a host of solutions to the issues facing our cities, according to a new report by the British Ecological Society. 

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Nominate an incredible ecologist for the 2021 BES Awards

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Nominate an incredible ecologist for the 2021 BES Awards

If you know an incredible ecologist whose work has benefited the scientific community, nominations close on 26 April.

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Highlights from our 2020 Membership Survey

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Highlights from our 2020 Membership Survey

Thank you to everyone that filled in our 2020 Membership Survey: the information is incredibly valuable to us and we would like to share the highlights with you.

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Coronavirus: information on BES activities in 2021

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Coronavirus: information on BES activities in 2021

The latest information on our events and activities during the coronavirus pandemic and links to helpful resources

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Yadvinder Malhi to be next president of the BES

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Yadvinder Malhi to be next president of the BES

Yadvinder Malhi of the University of Oxford is the new President-Elect of the BES

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A challenging year for so many

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A challenging year for so many

BES President Jane Memmott introduces the Society's Annual Review for 2019-2020, a year like no other

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Obituary: Georgina Mace

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Obituary: Georgina Mace

Jon Bridle and Kate Jones remember the first woman president of the British Ecological Society.

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Black History Month

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Black History Month

A new blog series from our journals celebrating Black ecologists

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BES deeply saddened by death of Georgina Mace

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BES deeply saddened by death of Georgina Mace

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From sewage to water consumption: aquatic ecology during coronavirus

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From sewage to water consumption: aquatic ecology during coronavirus

Aquatic ecologists were among those who rapidly responded to the coronavirus epidemic, with many examples given at the BES Special Interest Group conference.

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As a Black zoologist, a BAME network matters

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As a Black zoologist, a BAME network matters

Reuben Fakoya Brooks speaks powerfully about the importance of Black representation in ecology, and introduces a new BAME Ecologist network.

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Announcing the 2020 British Ecological Society award winners

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Announcing the 2020 British Ecological Society award winners

The British Ecological Society (BES) announced today the winners of its annual awards and prizes, recognising eleven distinguished ecologists whose work has benefited the scientific community and society in general.

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