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Predator exposure can help vulnerable species survive in the wild

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Predator exposure can help vulnerable species survive in the wild

Exposing endangered bilbies to predators before release can improve survival

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We’re moving! The BES buys new offices in London

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We’re moving! The BES buys new offices in London

The BES is moving new offices in central London.

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Field to Fork Festival: insects and the future of food

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Field to Fork Festival: insects and the future of food

The BES explored the importance of insects for our food at Field to Fork Festival

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UK Marine Strategy: Call for Expertise

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UK Marine Strategy: Call for Expertise

The Policy team will be drafting a response to the UK Marine Strategy and we need your expertise!

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Seaweeds can attract friends and keep away enemies

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Seaweeds can attract friends and keep away enemies

A seaweed species cultivates microbes on its surface to protect itself from pathogens

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Understanding the decline of Atlantic salmon catches in Scotland

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Understanding the decline of Atlantic salmon catches in Scotland

An expert in salmon ecology from Marine Scotland Science explains why Atlantic salmon catches have declined in Scotland.

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Agricultural Resilience

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Agricultural Resilience

A new book in our Ecological Reviews series brings together ecologists and economists to discuss agriculture through the lens of resilience.

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Early spring: predicting budburst with genetics

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Early spring: predicting budburst with genetics

Plants' genetics can be used to predict when their leaves burst bud in spring

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BES response to the IPBES biodiversity report: This matters

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BES response to the IPBES biodiversity report: This matters

The IPBES report lays out the scale and magnitude of the crisis we are facing in the natural world. The BES response explains why this matters.

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Closely related flowers can coexist through self-fertilization

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Closely related flowers can coexist through self-fertilization

Closely-related plant species can coexist despite competition through self-fertilization

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The hunger gaps: how flowering times affect farmland bees

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The hunger gaps: how flowering times affect farmland bees

Variation in farmland nectar supply creates seasonal hunger gaps for pollinators.

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Member survey: the results are in

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Member survey: the results are in

Here’s what you told us and how we’ll make use of that information in taking your Society forwards.

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British Ecological Society awards journal prizes to early career researchers

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British Ecological Society awards journal prizes to early career researchers

British Ecological Society awards journal prizes to early career researchers

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Fish under threat release chemicals to warn others of danger

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Fish under threat release chemicals to warn others of danger

Fish warn each other about danger by releasing chemicals into the water.

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Can multiple carnivores coexist in cities?

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Can multiple carnivores coexist in cities?

Carnivores using remaining green spaces around cities interact more often

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