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“Frequent Fliers'': Study finds long-distance dispersal trend in American kestrels

“FREQUENT FLIERS'': STUDY FINDS LONG-DISTANCE DISPERSAL TREND IN AMERICAN KESTRELS

The authors found that dispersal movements by kestrels are often of greater distances than can typically be detected within nest box...

RHINO HORN CONSUMERS IN VIETNAM DO NOT TRUST DEMAND REDUCTION CAMPAIGNS

The world rhino population has steadily declined over the past decade as consumer demand continues to drive a poaching crisis. Although...

 
 
 
FAQs from the Associate Editor open call

FAQS FROM THE ASSOCIATE EDITOR OPEN CALL

I am concerned about the time commitment. What is the workload like? Communication is key. The BES journals aim to keep it to 1-2 manuscripts...

GALL FLY OUTMANEUVERS HOST PLANT IN GAME OF “SPY VS. SPY”

According to John Tooker, professor of entomology, this complex scenario begins when a female gall fly lays its eggs in the leaf bud...

 
 
 

LEARNING ABOUT PENGUIN'S DIET MAY SAVE MARINE LIFE, STUDY FINDS

The waters of south-eastern Australia are a climate change hotspot, warming at four times the global average. Understanding how to...

Payments Without Borders

PAYMENTS WITHOUT BORDERS

Which countries are eligible? As well as the UK & Eurozone we are now able to accept recurring payments from 6 new countries: Denmark Sweden Australia New...

 
 
 

NEW STUDY REVEALS RARITY OF THE SPIRIT BEAR AND GAPS IN THEIR PROTECTION IN THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST

The study by Scientists and stewardship practitioners from the Kitasoo/Xai'xais and Gitga'at First Nations, the University of Victoria,...

How to bring conservation messaging into wildlife-based tourism

HOW TO BRING CONSERVATION MESSAGING INTO WILDLIFE-BASED TOURISM

The study states that failing to encourage tourists to do

 
 
 
Wild bees depend on the landscape structure

WILD BEES DEPEND ON THE LANDSCAPE STRUCTURE

Sowing strips of wildflowers along conventional cereal fields and the increased density of flowers in organic farming encourage bumblebees...

DANIEL BECKER WINS THE BRITISH ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY'S SIDNIE MANTON AWARD

Daniel has been awarded the prize for his article titled Macroimmunology: The drivers and consequences of spatial patterns in wildlife...

 
 
 

CARERS DURING CORONAVIRUS: WE SHOULD TALK

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted everyone differently. People's day-to-day experience is changing and many will have experienced...

SAMPLE MANAGEMENT FOR BIOLOGISTS

How many times have you struggled to interpret messy handwriting - maybe a note from a friend or co-worker, or a label on a meal preserved...

 
 
 
University of Hong Kong - codeveloped automated laser-scanning ‘hunter drone' seeks out fossils, minerals and biological targets

UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG - CODEVELOPED AUTOMATED LASER-SCANNING ‘HUNTER DRONE' SEEKS OUT FOSSILS, MINERALS AND BIOLOGICAL TARGETS

The technique - Laser-Stimulated Fluorescence - was codeveloped at HKU and has been highly successful in palaeontology, making fossil...

Wind beneath their wings -study finds albatrosses fine-tuned to wind conditions

WIND BENEATH THEIR WINGS -STUDY FINDS ALBATROSSES FINE-TUNED TO WIND CONDITIONS

With a wingspan of over three meters -the largest of any bird alive today- the wandering albatross can fly thousands of miles, even...

 
 
 

HOW FISH GOT ONTO LAND, AND STAYED THERE

Researchers from University of New South Wales and the University of Minnesota pooled data on hundreds of species of blennies, a diverse...

OUR COMMITMENT TO ADDRESS INEQUALITIES

In light of recent world events the British Ecological Society would like to express our support for the Black community and echo the...

 
 
 

RESEARCH SHOWS RECOVERING PINE MARTEN POPULATION BENEFITS RED SQUIRRELS, BUT THE GREY SQUIRREL STILL POSES A PROBLEM IN URBAN AREAS

Research has found that despite the on-going recovery of the pine marten, and its ability to provide natural biological control of...

JOINING THE PANDEMIC RESPONSE

Back in March I remember being in the lab analysing our last sample for the programme year, and I started to notice many of the office...

 
 
 

JOIN THE BES JOURNALS AS AN ASSOCIATE EDITOR

We publish seven high-profile journals and they are all currently seeking new Associate Editors to join their editorial boards. Associate...

Outdoor education under COVID-19

OUTDOOR EDUCATION UNDER COVID-19

Outdoor learning is growing in popularity amongst teachers in the UK. This is most likely in response to our growing understanding...

 
 
 



ISIS bride Shamima Begum allowed to return to UK to fight citizenship

ISIS bride Shamima Begum allowed to return to UK to fight citizenship

Shamima Begum travelled to Syria to join Islamic State group and lived with them for three years before she was found at a Syrian refugee camp in February last year. Read more ...

Why England fast bowler Jofra Archer was excluded from second West Indies Test

Why England fast bowler Jofra Archer was excluded from second West Indies Test

England star Jofra Archer breached the bio-secure protocols England fast bowler Jofra Archer was excluded from the second Test against West Indies after breaching the... Read more ...

Sculpture Of Black Lives Matter Protester Jen Reid Removed From Edward...

Sculpture Of Black Lives Matter Protester Jen Reid Removed From Edward Colston Plinth

A sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protester that was erected to replace a statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol has been taken down by authorities. The sculpture... Read more ...

Vanessa Paradis And Winona Ryder No Longer Giving Evidence In Johnny Depp's...

Vanessa Paradis And Winona Ryder No Longer Giving Evidence In Johnny Depp's Libel Case Against The Sun

Winona Ryder and Vanessa Paradis will no longer be called to give evidence in Johnny Depp 's libel claim against The Sun, the High Court has heard. The Hollywood actor is suing... Read more ...

England to face Wales in behind-closed-doors friendly at Wembley on October 8

England to face Wales in behind-closed-doors friendly at Wembley on October 8

Both sides were due to be in action this summer at the Finals but their plans were put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, which forced UEFA to delay the tournament by a year. Read more ...

Hackers just took over dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts including...

Hackers just took over dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts including Uber, Apple, Cash App, and Bill Gates and used them to post bitcoin scam links

Hackers took over dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts Wednesday and used them to post messages urging people to send thousands of dollars in Bitcoin. The scam began when... Read more ...

Johnny Depp paid Amber Heard $7 million in divorce despite going 'broke'

Johnny Depp paid Amber Heard $7 million in divorce despite going 'broke'

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has returned to London's High Court today for his ongoing libel battle against news group Newspaper Read more ...

Crystal Palace vs Man Utd TV channel, live stream, team news, odds and...

Crystal Palace vs Man Utd TV channel, live stream, team news, odds and head-to-head

Man Utd are on an 18-match unbeaten run Manchester United continue their battle for a top four finish on Thursday night when they travel to Crystal Palace in the Premier... Read more ...

Aubameyang fumes in x-rated response to Alexander-Arnold's red card escape

Aubameyang fumes in x-rated response to Alexander-Arnold's red card escape

Alexander-Arnold could easily have been shown his marching orders after catching Bukayo Saka with a poorly-timed challenge during Liverpool's 2-1 defeat at Arsenal Read more ...

Love Island's Chris Taylor finally tells all on Maura Higgins dating rumours

Love Island's Chris Taylor finally tells all on Maura Higgins dating rumours

Chris and Maura starred on the same series of Love Island, and were thought to have struck up a romance as lockdown measures eased Read more ...