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Opportunities for Implementing Biodiversity Net Gain in Scotland

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Opportunities for Implementing Biodiversity Net Gain in Scotland

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Managing energy balance through lactation

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Managing energy balance through lactation

Recently published research in Journal of Animal Ecology explores how grey seal mothers maximize their chances of successfully rearing pups during an ‘energetic fast’.

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Scottish Policy Group: Understanding the Science-Policy Interface in Scotland

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Scottish Policy Group: Understanding the Science-Policy Interface in Scotland

An MSc student reflects on the annual policy training event

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Communicating uncertainty to policy makers

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Communicating uncertainty to policy makers

Find out what an early career researcher learned about science communication at a mini-policy workshop

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2019 Parliamentary Shadowing scheme in Scotland open for applications

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2019 Parliamentary Shadowing scheme in Scotland open for applications

A unique opportunity to spend two days in the Scottish Parliament.

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Understanding the decline of Atlantic salmon catches in Scotland

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Understanding the decline of Atlantic salmon catches in Scotland

An expert in salmon ecology from Marine Scotland Science explains why Atlantic salmon catches have declined in Scotland.

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Twenty-two Scottish People

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Twenty-two Scottish People

Citizens' Jury - a useful way for the public to come to informed consensus on complex matters of national interest?

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Scottish Policy Group host a marine-themed Pie and a Pint in Aberdeen

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Scottish Policy Group host a marine-themed Pie and a Pint in Aberdeen

A night in Aberdeen discussing "Striking the right balance in offshore renewables: ecosystem effects, trade-offs and climate change"

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BES-Scottish Policy Group committee members... in the wild!

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BES-Scottish Policy Group committee members... in the wild!

What does a BES-Scottish Policy Group committee member do when she's not volunteering for the BES?

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Scottish Government consultation

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Scottish Government consultation

Have your say on the Scottish Government's principles and governance consultation

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Understanding environmental policy in Scotland

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Understanding environmental policy in Scotland

Reflections of an early career researcher on how environmental policy is shaped in the Scottish Parliament.

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Warmer winters threaten UK blackcurrant farming

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Warmer winters threaten UK blackcurrant farming

New research presented at the BES annual meeting suggests milder winters may cause UK blackcurrant crops to flower later in the year and produce less fruit.

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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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