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Call for experts: Invasive species

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Call for experts: Invasive species

Are you an invasive species expert? We need your help!

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Call for evidence: Brexit and our Seas consultation

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Call for evidence: Brexit and our Seas consultation

Increase the policy impact of your marine research and contribute to our consultation response.

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Drones can detect protected nightjar nests

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Drones can detect protected nightjar nests

Ecologists from Cardiff University recently conducted a pilot study at a conifer plantation in South Wales to test the suitability of drones to detect nightjar nest sites.

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Scientists take to Twitter to study flying ants, starling murmurations and house spiders

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Scientists take to Twitter to study flying ants, starling murmurations and house spiders

The retrospective analysis of social media has been used widely to detect earthquakes or political sentiment, but not so much in ecological research.

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The presence of invasive grey squirrels causes increased chronic stress in native red squirrels

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The presence of invasive grey squirrels causes increased chronic stress in native red squirrels

How grey squirrels compete with native red squirrels in Great Britain and Italy.

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Securing the natural environment for future generations

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Securing the natural environment for future generations

A timely symposium organised by the British Ecological Society and the UK’s statutory nature conservation agencies.

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Making ‘green Brexit’ work for agriculture and the environment

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Making ‘green Brexit’ work for agriculture and the environment

Post-Brexit policy should carry out a root-and-branch reform to better address the specific needs of the UK’s farming and food sectors whilst protecting the countryside.

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Bridging the science-policy interface in Wales

Bridging the science-policy interface in Wales

Inaugural meeting of the BES Wales Policy Group

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Press Release: A prioritised list of invasive alien species threatening the UK’s environment

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Press Release: A prioritised list of invasive alien species threatening the UK’s environment

More species urgently need to be considered for inclusion on the EU’s ‘List of Invasive Alien Species of Union Concern’.

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Flooding in the UK: ecological impacts and an ecosystem approach

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Tackling invasive species: New GB strategy launched

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The A-level and GCSE results are in ...

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Wales launches Action Plan for Pollinators

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