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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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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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BES response to the UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook report

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BES response to the UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook report

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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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Carers during coronavirus: we should talk

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Carers during coronavirus: we should talk

PhD student Justin Byrne introduces the support available for people caring for someone during the coronavirus pandemic ahead of a special BES webinar for carers.

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Our commitment to address inequalities

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Our commitment to address inequalities

A statement from the Equality and Diversity Working Group of the British Ecological Society expressing support for the Black community.

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Be kind to yourself in all the upheaval

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Be kind to yourself in all the upheaval

PhD student Helen Whitehead has faced disruption to her studies, finances and wedding plans thanks to the coronavirus.

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Obituary: Lord May of Oxford

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Obituary: Lord May of Oxford

John Lawton and Michael Hassell recall a great scientist, wonderful collaborator and a true friend, following the death of Lord Robert May in April 2020.

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Balancing wellbeing with research during lockdown

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Balancing wellbeing with research during lockdown

Rob Brooker finds some steps for maintaining mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Spoof phone calls

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Spoof phone calls

We are aware that a number of people have received spoof phone calls that appear to be from the British Ecological Society.

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Coronavirus and the British Ecological Society

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Coronavirus and the British Ecological Society

Updates on our activities and events during the coronavirus pandemic

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Nominate an Incredible Ecologist for the 2020 BES Awards

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Nominate an Incredible Ecologist for the 2020 BES Awards

You have until 20 April to nominate an incredible ecologist for the 2020 BES Awards.

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Why the British Ecological Society President mows round the dandelions in her lawn

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Why the British Ecological Society President mows round the dandelions in her lawn

New BES President Jane Memmott talks about how ecology affects everyone’s lives and how all of us can make a difference.

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Our new home for ecology

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Our new home for ecology

The British Ecological Society moved into its vibrant new office in central London today.

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