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Opportunities for Implementing Biodiversity Net Gain in Scotland

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Opportunities for Implementing Biodiversity Net Gain in Scotland

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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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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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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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Biodiversity, Forestry and Wood: Reflecting on the Evidence

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Biodiversity, Forestry and Wood: Reflecting on the Evidence

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What I learnt from my BES POST Fellowship 2019

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What I learnt from my BES POST Fellowship 2019

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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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Virtual workshops in a locked down world

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Virtual workshops in a locked down world

The BES Policy team share how to run a successful virtual workshop.

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Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change and Biodiversity Challenges: Call for Expertise

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Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change and Biodiversity Challenges: Call for Expertise

The BES is calling for expertise for nature-based solutions for climate change mitigation.

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Scottish Policy Group: Understanding the Science-Policy Interface in Scotland

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Scottish Policy Group: Understanding the Science-Policy Interface in Scotland

An MSc student reflects on the annual policy training event

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Transformative change: an idiot’s guide

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Transformative change: an idiot’s guide

Andy Suggitt reflects on the joint BES - University of York Pie and a Pint event

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Communicating uncertainty to policy makers

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Communicating uncertainty to policy makers

Find out what an early career researcher learned about science communication at a mini-policy workshop

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Changing the tide

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Changing the tide

The need for ‘collaborative solutions’ to the twin challenges of the biodiversity and climate crises.

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