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New BES President launches future of ecology project

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New BES President launches future of ecology project

Yadvinder Malhi introduces a project to define the grand challenges for ecology as he becomes BES President

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New trustees elected to BES Board

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New trustees elected to BES Board

BES members have voted in an online poll to elect new trustees to the Society’s Board.

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EAB2021 Workshop: Using the IUCN Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions

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EAB2021 Workshop: Using the IUCN Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions

Read more about our upcoming workshop at the Annual Meeting about applying nature-based solutions

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The importance of a green recovery

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The importance of a green recovery

Jane Memmott looks forward beyond the pandemic as she introduces our 2020-21 Annual Review.

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Evaluation of Ecological Mitigation Measures in Practice

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Evaluation of Ecological Mitigation Measures in Practice

A research article has highlighted evidence gaps regarding the effectiveness of ecological mitigation and compensation measures

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British Ecological Society award winners 2021 announced

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British Ecological Society award winners 2021 announced

The British Ecological Society (BES) announced today the winners of its annual awards and prizes.

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SPG Interview: Dr Lucy Quinn

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SPG Interview: Dr Lucy Quinn

The Scottish Policy Group's written interview series to celebrate 10 years!

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British Ecological Society awarded Green Recovery grant to connect school children with nature

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British Ecological Society awarded Green Recovery grant to connect school children with nature

BES project awarded £248,700 from the UK Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund.

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SPG Interview: Jessica Hogan

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SPG Interview: Jessica Hogan

The Scottish Policy Groups written interview series to celebrate 10 years!

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SPG written interview: Dr Isabel Jones

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SPG written interview: Dr Isabel Jones

The Scottish Policy Group (SPG) are Celebrating 10 Years! As part of our virtual celebrations were doing a series of blogs style interviews.

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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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BES deeply saddened by death of Georgina Mace

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BES deeply saddened by death of Georgina Mace

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Development of a diagnostic tool for water bodies

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Development of a diagnostic tool for water bodies

If a river or stream is not doing well, there are many possible causes, but they are sometimes difficult to detect. Scientists from the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) have now developed a method that evaluates biological symptoms of rivers and calculates probable causes.

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Using Nature to Find Solutions to Human Problems

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Using Nature to Find Solutions to Human Problems

The BES Policy Team is working with members to produce a report assessing the evidence for NBS delivery potential across the UK.

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Biodiversity, Forestry and Wood: Reflecting on the Evidence

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Biodiversity, Forestry and Wood: Reflecting on the Evidence

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