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Your Guide to the COPs - What happened at COP26?

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Your Guide to the COPs - What happened at COP26?

Couldn't keep up with the flurry of COP26 coverage and analysis? See all the key outputs here!

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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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EAB2021 Workshop: Using the IUCN Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions

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EAB2021 Workshop: Using the IUCN Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions

Read more about our upcoming workshop at the Annual Meeting about applying nature-based solutions

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Wildlife & Countryside Act consultation

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Wildlife & Countryside Act consultation

The JNCC needs input on its proposed changes to this key UK conservation legislation

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Evaluation of Ecological Mitigation Measures in Practice

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Evaluation of Ecological Mitigation Measures in Practice

A research article has highlighted evidence gaps regarding the effectiveness of ecological mitigation and compensation measures

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Net zero and ecology

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Net zero and ecology

What role does ecology play in the UK government's 'Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener'?

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Your Guide to the COPs - CBD COP15 virtual meetings

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Your Guide to the COPs - CBD COP15 virtual meetings

Find out what happened at the first part of CBD COP15 and how the post-2020 biodiversity framework is shaping up

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A Super Year for Nature in Scotland

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A Super Year for Nature in Scotland

2021 has been dubbed the super year for nature, but what does this mean for science policy in Scotland?

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Your Guide to the COPs - Part 1 CBD COP15

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Your Guide to the COPs - Part 1 CBD COP15

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Demystifying Policy in Scotland

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Demystifying Policy in Scotland

Bethany Chamberlain, BES Policy Officer has written a blog on her experience of the Policy Training event held by SPRE and SPG in September!

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SPG Interview: Dr Chris Pollard

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SPG Interview: Dr Chris Pollard

The Scottish Policy Group’s written interview series to celebrate 10 years!

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SPG Interview: Dr Lucy Quinn

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SPG Interview: Dr Lucy Quinn

The Scottish Policy Group's written interview series to celebrate 10 years!

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SPG Interview: Jessica Hogan

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SPG Interview: Jessica Hogan

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

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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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