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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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Highlights from our 2021 BES Membership Survey

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Highlights from our 2021 BES Membership Survey

Find out the results from the Membership Survey carried out in October.

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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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Capturing Ecology 2021 – Winning images announced

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Capturing Ecology 2021 – Winning images announced

A close up of a Kumlien's Gull’s eye has been awarded Overall Winner of Capturing Ecology.

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Obituary: Simon Leather

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Obituary: Simon Leather

For Professor Simon Leather, leading ecologist and entomologist and passionate educator.

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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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IPBES call for experts and fellows

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IPBES call for experts and fellows

Do you have the expertise to help author the new IPBES assessments?

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BES response to the UK National Food Strategy

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BES response to the UK National Food Strategy

BES president, Professor Jane Memmott responds to National Food Strategy.

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BES presidents recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

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BES presidents recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

President of the BES Jane Memmott and past president Bill Sutherland are recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours list.

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BES response to government plans to tackle the nature and climate crises

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BES response to government plans to tackle the nature and climate crises

Jane Memmott, President of the British Ecological Society, responds to speech by Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Rt Hon George Eustice MP.

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Obituary: J. Philip Grime, F.R.S.

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Obituary: J. Philip Grime, F.R.S.

Simon Pierce and Jason D. Fridley remember a well-loved scientist whose research career spanned six decades.

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Nominate an incredible ecologist for the 2021 BES Awards

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Nominate an incredible ecologist for the 2021 BES Awards

If you know an incredible ecologist whose work has benefited the scientific community, nominations close on 26 April.

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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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Capturing Ecology – Winning images of British Ecological Society photography competition announced

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Capturing Ecology – Winning images of British Ecological Society photography competition announced

An image of a flying Dalmatian Pelican, taken by Alwin Hardenbol, has been awarded Overall Winner in the British Ecological Society’s annual photography competition, ‘Capturing Ecology’.

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