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What exciting possibilities await soon-to-be graduates of ecology?

Learning & Resources  | 

What exciting possibilities await soon-to-be graduates of ecology?

A summary of our 2019 Undergraduate Careers Conference.

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Scottish Policy Group host a marine-themed Pie and a Pint in Aberdeen

Policy  | 

Scottish Policy Group host a marine-themed Pie and a Pint in Aberdeen

A night in Aberdeen discussing "Striking the right balance in offshore renewables: ecosystem effects, trade-offs and climate change"

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From evidence to policy – acting as a witness in Parliament

Policy  | 

From evidence to policy – acting as a witness in Parliament

Abigail McQuatters-Gollop discusses her experience giving evidence to a Parliamentary committee.

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Voice of the Future 2019: environmental policy beyond Brexit?

Policy  | 

Voice of the Future 2019: environmental policy beyond Brexit?

Three BES members were delighted to participate in Voice of the Future, an event which offers young scientists the opportunity to question MPs on their thoughts for the future of science in the UK.

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Few MPs attend the first climate change debate in two years - the whole story?

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Few MPs attend the first climate change debate in two years - the whole story?

Reflections from a BES policy intern, on the recent Westminster climate change debate

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New membership fees for 2019

Membership  | 

New membership fees for 2019

Small increase in member fees for 2019 is the first for five years.

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Your chance to tell us what you think of the BES

Membership  | 

Your chance to tell us what you think of the BES

We are keen to hear about your experience of the BES and where you think the Society's focus should be in the future.

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Undergraduate Summer School

Education  | 

Undergraduate Summer School

Simon Loughran, an attendee of the Undergraduate Summer School 2018, gives a perspective of his experiences whilst applications open for 2019

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El camino a ninguna parte

El camino a ninguna parte

A Spanish translation of The Road to Nowhere, a piece 'eco-fiction' by Claire Wordley, first published in The Niche, December 2018.

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Jane Memmott voted President Elect of the BES in first online ballot

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Jane Memmott voted President Elect of the BES in first online ballot

Jane Memmott of the University of Bristol will be the next president of the British Ecological Society (BES) from 2020.

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25 YEP Indicators: Consultation Response

Policy  | 

25 YEP Indicators: Consultation Response

The Policy Team will be responding to Defra’s "25 Year Environment Plan: Measuring Progress" consultation and we need your expertise!

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Welsh Public Goods Scheme and Biodiversity: Consultation Response

Policy  | 

Welsh Public Goods Scheme and Biodiversity: Consultation Response

The Policy Team will be responding to the Welsh CCERA Committee "Biodiversity - Public Goods Scheme" consultation and we need your expertise!

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The Niche

The Niche

Introducing your new magazine from the British Ecological Society. New look, new feel, new name!

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Biodiversity Net Gain: Consultation Response

Policy  | 

Biodiversity Net Gain: Consultation Response

The Policy Team will be responding to Defra’s Biodiversity Net Gain consultation and we need your expertise!

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Launch of UK Climate Projections 2018

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Launch of UK Climate Projections 2018

The differences between high and low emissions scenarios widen as the century goes on, but the actions necessary to keep on the lower track need to happen now.

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