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Press Release: Know your enemy - Exposing threatened species to predators improves evasive behaviours

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Press Release: Know your enemy - Exposing threatened species to predators improves evasive behaviours

A study of burrowing bettongs shows how exposing threatened species to small numbers of predators in the wild teaches them how to avoid their enemies.

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Parliamentary Links Day: Bringing scientists and parliamentarians together

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Parliamentary Links Day: Bringing scientists and parliamentarians together

British Ecological Society's key highlights from Parliamentary Links Day 2017

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The BES Women in Ecology Mentoring Scheme Needs YOU

The BES Women in Ecology Mentoring Scheme Needs YOU

Dr Zenobia Lewis, University of Liverpool, explains why you should apply to be a mentor for the Women in Ecology mentoring scheme.

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Our Peatlands Research Special Interest Group Needs You!

Our Peatlands Research Special Interest Group Needs You!

Our Peatlands Special Interest Group is looking for new Committee members!

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From Cornwall to ZSL London for a day on how to engage with Parliament

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From Cornwall to ZSL London for a day on how to engage with Parliament

Dr Thais Martins highlights the key lessons learnt from the BES / ZSL Engaging with Parliament and Responding to Inquiries Training workshop.

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Press Release: Scientists take ‘Sex & Bugs & Rock 'n Roll’ to Glastonbury

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Press Release: Scientists take ‘Sex & Bugs & Rock 'n Roll’ to Glastonbury

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Press release: Lianas stifle tree fruit and seed production in tropical forests

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Press release: Lianas stifle tree fruit and seed production in tropical forests

A new study published in Journal of Ecology shows that lianas numbers are on the rise in many tropical forests around the world.

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Travel Grants to attend INTECOL 2017

Travel Grants to attend INTECOL 2017

Training and Travel Grants are available to attend INTECOL 2017.

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2016 Annual Meeting: Speaker Recordings

2016 Annual Meeting: Speaker Recordings

Recorded talks from our 2016 Annual Meeting are now available to view online.

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BES Policy Fellowship with UK Government: applications now open

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BES Policy Fellowship with UK Government: applications now open

Applications are now open for the first BES Policy Fellowship with UK Government

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General Election result: a hung Parliament

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General Election result: a hung Parliament

The General Election results are in, leaving a hung Parliament and a Conservative minority government. What does it mean for science and the environment?

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Call for Grants Committee Members

Call for Grants Committee Members

Interested in gaining experience in grant funding? Applications are now open to join our Grants Committee!

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A summary of the Greener UK Hustings

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A summary of the Greener UK Hustings

A summary of the key points discussed at the Greener UK Hustings, held on 30th May, with candidates from the Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green parties

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Press Release: Choice of winter cover crop mixture steers summer crop yield

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Press Release: Choice of winter cover crop mixture steers summer crop yield

New research shows that the productivity of a next main crop can be manipulated through the choice of species in a preceding winter cover crop mixture.

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BES Journals at Macroecology of Alien Species Symposium

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BES Journals at Macroecology of Alien Species Symposium

Register now for The Macroecology of Alien Species: Patterns, Drivers and Consequences of Global Biotic Exchange and read our invasive species Virtual Issue

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