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BES response to IPBES/IPCC report on biodiversity and climate change

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BES response to IPBES/IPCC report on biodiversity and climate change

Our response to the IPBES and IPCC report on the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.

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SPG Written Interview: Dr Hannah Grist

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SPG Written Interview: Dr Hannah Grist

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

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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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Nature has enormous potential to fight climate change and biodiversity loss in the UK, according to new report

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Nature has enormous potential to fight climate change and biodiversity loss in the UK, according to new report

A new report by the British Ecological Society details how nature can be a powerful ally in responding to the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.

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New report highlights the benefits of bringing nature into our cities

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New report highlights the benefits of bringing nature into our cities

Cooling our streets, reducing air pollution and improving our wellbeing, nature can provide a host of solutions to the issues facing our cities, according to a new report by the British Ecological Society. 

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SPG written interview: Dr Rob Brooker

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SPG written interview: Dr Rob Brooker

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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SPG written interview: Dr Chloe Bellamy

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SPG written interview: Dr Chloe Bellamy

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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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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Happy 10th Birthday SPG!

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Happy 10th Birthday SPG!

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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SPG Workshop at the Festival of Ecology 2020

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SPG Workshop at the Festival of Ecology 2020

The Scottish Policy Group (SPG) held a workshop on Understanding and Engaging with Policy at the Festival of Ecology last week.

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Opportunities for Implementing Biodiversity Net Gain in Scotland

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Opportunities for Implementing Biodiversity Net Gain in Scotland

This event ‘Pie and a Pie’ event was jointly held online by the British Ecological Society (BES) Scottish Policy Group (SPG) and Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).

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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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