Nature

Tiny woodlands are more important than previously thought

13 hours ago   |   British Ecological Society

Small woodlands, sometimes even smaller than a football field, can easily go unnoticed in agricultural landscapes. Yet, these small forest remnants can store more carbon in the...
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Shark nets destructive and ineffective, study finds

13 hours ago   |   British Ecological Society

A new study that looks at both the effectiveness of shark nets in keeping beach-goers safe and their destructive impact on marine life has concluded that their use should be...
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Through the eyes of animals

13 hours ago   |   British Ecological Society

PhD candidate Cedric van den Berg from UQ's School of Biological Sciences said that, until now, it has been difficult to understand how animals really saw the world. “Most...
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Often derided as pests, deer and elk can help young Douglas-fir trees under some conditions

Often derided as pests, deer and elk can help young Douglas-fir trees under some conditions

13 hours ago   |   British Ecological Society

The research published today is important because global demand for forest products continues to rise and because wildlife conservation is often viewed as a hurdle to meeting...
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Making a difference

Making a difference

13 hours ago   |   British Ecological Society

What is the role of the British Ecological Society? What should our goals be? And how can we achieve more? We've been exploring these questions for the past year, taking input...
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Dial-a-frog - researchers develop the ‘FrogPhone' to remotely call frogs in the wild

Dial-a-frog - researchers develop the ‘FrogPhone' to remotely call frogs in the wild

13 hours ago   |   British Ecological Society

The FrogPhone introduces a new concept that allows researchers to “call” a frog habitat, any time, from anywhere, once the device has been installed. The device has been...
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Changing the tide

Changing the tide

13 hours ago   |   British Ecological Society

Last Sunday I was lucky enough to be sitting on the summit of the Old Man of Coniston in the Lake District, under a clear blue winter sky and with a 360-degree view across The...
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Young tree swallows carry environmental stress into adulthood

Young tree swallows carry environmental stress into adulthood

13 hours ago   |   British Ecological Society

For the past seven years, Maren Vitousek , assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, and her research group have been studying a population of tree swallows in...
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Patagonia released a new collection of fashion-forward outerwear that perfectly marries sustainability with street style - here's what the jackets are like to wear

Patagonia released a new collection of fashion-forward outerwear that perfectly marries sustainability with street style - here's what the jackets are like to wear

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Patagonia has long been a cult-favorite brand among nature lovers and outdoor adventurers, but if you've been paying attention to street-style trends as of late, you'll know...
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Together, we can light up Malawi this Christmas

Together, we can light up Malawi this Christmas

18 hours ago   |   SolarAid

Me, in Mandevu Village, near where I grew up A candle might mean something different to me than it does to you. I've heard stories from the UK of using candles at Christmas, on...
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Jim Carrey ‘interested' in returning for Ace Ventura 3 and we are all kinds...

Jim Carrey ‘interested' in returning for Ace Ventura 3 and we are all kinds of excited

Jim has been talking to movie studios about reprising his role Jim Carrey has reportedly had a change of heart about starring in another Ace Ventura movie and is said to be... Read more ...

David Attenborough announces new BBC nature series Green Planet

David Attenborough announces new BBC nature series Green Planet

Is the grass always greener on the other side? We'll soon find out: Sir David Attenborough , the world's foremost nature documentarian, is set to return to the BBC with a new... Read more ...

We investigate Trump's claim that people are flushing toilets ‘10 times, 15...

We investigate Trump's claim that people are flushing toilets ‘10 times, 15 times'

President Trump is no stranger to ranting, whether it's on Twitter, in the White House, at a rally, or on the phone with Fox & Friends. He's ranted about “fake news,” Hillary... Read more ...

How Kate and Queen Elizabeth overcame their ‘shy' nature to build 'very easy...

How Kate and Queen Elizabeth overcame their ‘shy' nature to build 'very easy relationship'

KATE, the Duchess of Cambridge, was revealed to have a “very easy relationship” with the Queen and is expected to join the Royal Family at Sandringham this Christmas. Read more ...

Young tree swallows carry environmental stress into adulthood

Young tree swallows carry environmental stress into adulthood

For the past seven years, Maren Vitousek , assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, and her research group have been studying a population of tree swallows in... Read more ...

Changing the tide

Changing the tide

Last Sunday I was lucky enough to be sitting on the summit of the Old Man of Coniston in the Lake District, under a clear blue winter sky and with a 360-degree view across The... Read more ...

Dial-a-frog - researchers develop the ‘FrogPhone' to remotely call frogs in...

Dial-a-frog - researchers develop the ‘FrogPhone' to remotely call frogs in the wild

The FrogPhone introduces a new concept that allows researchers to “call” a frog habitat, any time, from anywhere, once the device has been installed. The device has been... Read more ...

Making a difference

Making a difference

What is the role of the British Ecological Society? What should our goals be? And how can we achieve more? We've been exploring these questions for the past year, taking input... Read more ...

Often derided as pests, deer and elk can help young Douglas-fir trees under...

Often derided as pests, deer and elk can help young Douglas-fir trees under some conditions

The research published today is important because global demand for forest products continues to rise and because wildlife conservation is often viewed as a hurdle to meeting... Read more ...

2019 Annual Meeting Webinars

2019 Annual Meeting Webinars

Last week we held 2 webinars where we focused on top tips for those attending a conference for the first time, as well as advice on supporting your mental health and wellbeing... Read more ...