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Annual Meeting 2018: Thematic Sessions, Interactive Oral Sessions & Workshops

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Annual Meeting 2018: Thematic Sessions, Interactive Oral Sessions & Workshops

We are currently accepting proposals for Thematic Sessions, Interactive Oral Sessions, and Workshops for our 2018 Annual Meeting.

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Ecology Across Borders 2017 - Awards and Prizes

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Ecology Across Borders 2017 - Awards and Prizes

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Ecology Across Borders People's Choice Award, Student Talk and Student Poster Prizes.

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The importance of Ecology Across Borders

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The importance of Ecology Across Borders

A joint statement from ecological societies on the value of cross-border collaboration and knowledge exchange.

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Listening in: Acoustic monitoring devices detect illegal hunting and logging

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Listening in: Acoustic monitoring devices detect illegal hunting and logging

Newly developed acoustic loggers are able to record sounds of shotguns and chainsaws, shedding light on the frequency and patterns of illegal exploitation

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Using drones to estimate crop damage by wild boar

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Using drones to estimate crop damage by wild boar

A new drone-based method allows estimating crop damage in a fast, standardised and objective manner.

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How fires are changing the tundra’s face

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How fires are changing the tundra’s face

Two young ecologists from the University of Münster are studying the serious consequences fires can have for vegetation, soils and some endangered bird species.

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Citizen scientists help capture wild mammals on camera

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Citizen scientists help capture wild mammals on camera

At the ‘Ecology Across Borders’ conference in Ghent, Belgium this week, researchers will share their experience of working with members of the public to create a network of motion-sensing camera traps for wildlife monitoring.

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Show me your leaves - Health check for urban trees

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Show me your leaves - Health check for urban trees

This week at the ‘Ecology Across Borders’ conference in Ghent, Belgium researchers from KU Leuven will present a fast, cost-efficient and objective method to map, evaluate and monitor the health of urban trees.

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Capturing Ecology - Winners of British Ecological Society photography competition announced

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Capturing Ecology - Winners of British Ecological Society photography competition announced

The BES has revealed the winners of its annual photography competition ‘Capturing Ecology’.

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Ecology Across Borders Abstract Deadline

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Ecology Across Borders Abstract Deadline

There’s only one week left to submit an abstract to Ecology Across Borders.

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Press Release: Bloomin' Shade! Shady gardens can be beautiful too

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Press Release: Bloomin' Shade! Shady gardens can be beautiful too

We will be shedding light on the science behind shade tolerance in plants at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

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A first foray into policy: Voice of the Future 2017

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A first foray into policy: Voice of the Future 2017

Daniel Leybourne shares his first experience of engaging with the world of policy at Voice of the Future

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“If you want a career in conservation science - attend a BES/ZSL Early Careers Workshop!”

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“If you want a career in conservation science - attend a BES/ZSL Early Careers Workshop!”

Isabella Mandl reports from the BES/ZSL early careers workshop on establishing a career in conservation science, including publishing, communications, job applications and careers beyond academia.

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SPG Scottish Environment Week Breakfast

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SPG Scottish Environment Week Breakfast

Tagging MSPs, urban meadows and eDNA data: the Science for Environmental Futures breakfast event

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