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Tropical peat swamps: Restoration of endangered carbon reservoirs

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Tropical peat swamps: Restoration of endangered carbon reservoirs

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Raiding the rape field

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Raiding the rape field

Predatory beetles and spiders and help farmers control pests.

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Securing the natural environment for future generations

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Securing the natural environment for future generations

A timely symposium organised by the British Ecological Society and the UK’s statutory nature conservation agencies.

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Researchers: Fish and anglers should inform water management decisions

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Researchers: Fish and anglers should inform water management decisions

Anglers are as diverse as the fish within Nebraska’s largest lakes, and water management decisions made locally may have unintended consequences regionally and statewide.

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Hunters prefer ibex with long horns

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Hunters prefer ibex with long horns

A study published in the Journal of Animal Ecology reveals that ibex with longer-than-average horns are more likely to be shot than animals of the same age with shorter horns.

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Remote camera network tracks Antarctic species at low cost

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Remote camera network tracks Antarctic species at low cost

A new method turns static images into useful data on the timing and success of penguin reproduction.

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Lifting the economy on hawks' wings

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Lifting the economy on hawks' wings

This Journal of Applied Ecology study is the first to measure regional job creation aided by the activity of native predators.

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British Ecological Society launches new journal: People and Nature

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British Ecological Society launches new journal: People and Nature

An open access journal exploring the relationships between humans and nature.

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White shark researchers tap data from electronic tags to gain insights into survival rate for young sharks

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White shark researchers tap data from electronic tags to gain insights into survival rate for young sharks

Tagging in Southern California and Mexico shows most shark deaths due to unintentional capture in fishing gear.

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Education project experiences of an undergraduate student - By Sarah Raymond

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Education project experiences of an undergraduate student - By Sarah Raymond

An undergraduates' perspective of getting involved with Education opportunities at the BES.

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Scottish Environment LINK Parliamentary Reception 2018

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Scottish Environment LINK Parliamentary Reception 2018

The BES were invited by Scottish Environment LINK to be part of their event ‘Generation Earth: Celebrating Young Environmental Campaigners’

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BES journal prizes awarded to early career researchers

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BES journal prizes awarded to early career researchers

Celebrating outstanding papers across the Society's five journals.

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Great Welsh science helps solve pollinator puzzle

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Great Welsh science helps solve pollinator puzzle

Understanding the role of hoverfly pollination.

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What will be the next big issues to impact the environment?

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What will be the next big issues to impact the environment?

Help identify the next big conservation and environmental issues on the horizon.

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Did tree-forming daisies evolve due to drought stress?

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Did tree-forming daisies evolve due to drought stress?

Increased wood formation in plants is strongly linked to increased drought stress resistance.

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