23 March 2023
Two landmark reports by the British Ecological Society reveal that ecological sciences are losing out on funding compared to other sciences.
27 February 2023
A UK based team explored the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on peregrine falcon diets
14 February 2023
The long-running row over Britain’s hen harriers could offer lessons for other conservation conflicts.
09 February 2023
A first of its kind study explores the wellbeing benefits of participating in citizen science
01 February 2023
The British Ecological Society welcomes commitments made Environment Improvement Plan to give everyone access to natural space within fifteen minutes’ from their home.
18 January 2023
If you are an ecologist working in one of the UK’s Overseas Territories, you could help inform the new UK Overseas Territory Biodiversity Strategy.
20 December 2022
Incentivising farmers to put aside farmland for nature could cut taxpayer costs in half, while delivering for climate, biodiversity, and food production targets.
12 October 2022
Citizen scientists are being urged to help chart UK mammal activity so researchers can better understand how animals are coping with ecological challenges such as climate change.
03 October 2022
Today the BES has joined 78 Wildlife and Countryside Link organisations in an open letter to the Prime Minister urging her to change the Government's trajectory on environmental deregulation.
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.
22 April 2022
A report by the British Ecological Society says that the UK government’s 30x30 commitment offers the opportunity to revitalise the contribution of protected areas to nature recovery.
12 January 2022
Red squirrel conservation strategies in the UK and Ireland, that favour non-native conifer plantations, are likely to negatively impact red squirrels.
19 November 2021
Diseases affecting different UK tree species have shown to have a multiplying effect on the loss of associated biodiversity.
19 August 2021
Rising temperatures could help some bees fly better, but more frequent extreme weather events could push them past their limits.
16 August 2021
BEE-STEWARD is a decision-support tool which provides a computer simulation of bumblebee colony survival in a given landscape.