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Australian ants prepared for ‘Insect Armageddon’

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Australian ants prepared for ‘Insect Armageddon’

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Wildfires disrupt important pollination processes by moths and increase extinction risks

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Wildfires disrupt important pollination processes by moths and increase extinction risks

Research shows the detrimental effect of wildfires on moths for the first time.

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The Leopard that Learnt from the Cat

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The Leopard that Learnt from the Cat

New research explores the relationship between humans and leopards in Himachal Pradesh, India.

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Queer Academic Freedom: the ability to be yourself

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Queer Academic Freedom: the ability to be yourself

Being LGBT+ in the workplace should be the least of your worries as a scientist, says Dr Lillian Hunt of EDIS.

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Each moth escapes its own way

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Each moth escapes its own way

Species-specific escape strategies of moths make hunting difficult for bats

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New study shows where there may be establishment of citrus greening

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New study shows where there may be establishment of citrus greening

New research maps the peak temperatures for the establishment of citrus greening disease.

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Increases in generalist predator populations are associated with pheasant releases

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Increases in generalist predator populations are associated with pheasant releases

New research reveals gamebird releases for commercial shoots may be boosting numbers of avian predators and scavengers

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Increasing atmospheric CO2 concentrations, which causes climate change, also desynchronizes nutrient cycles

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Increasing atmospheric CO2 concentrations, which causes climate change, also desynchronizes nutrient cycles

Interactions between soil nutrients change significantly with increasing atmospheric CO2 concentrations

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Organic farming improves honeybee colony performance in a crucial flower-scarce period

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Organic farming improves honeybee colony performance in a crucial flower-scarce period

Organic farming benefits honeybee colonies, especially during flower-scarce periods.

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The older you get, the harder you seek: the mating  secrets of Africa’s bull elephants

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The older you get, the harder you seek: the mating secrets of Africa’s bull elephants

Males of many species slow down in their pursuit of females as they age. Not so with elephants.

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Call for evidence: Brexit and our Seas consultation

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Call for evidence: Brexit and our Seas consultation

Increase the policy impact of your marine research and contribute to our consultation response.

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Greening the City: Payment for Ecosystem Services in Urban Environments

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Greening the City: Payment for Ecosystem Services in Urban Environments

Greenery and biodiversity is extremely valuable to urban residents - how can this be captured in decision-making?

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Making a self-preserving eDNA filter

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Making a self-preserving eDNA filter

A new self-preserving filter housing automatically preserves eDNA, while reducing the risk of contamination, and creating less plastic waste.

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Community knowledge can be as valuable as ecological knowledge in environmental decision-making

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Community knowledge can be as valuable as ecological knowledge in environmental decision-making

Community knowledge can be as valuable as ecological knowledge when making environmental decisions

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