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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...

 
 
 



Apple, Elon Musk and Bill Gates have ‘Twitter accounts hacked by crypto...

Apple, Elon Musk and Bill Gates have ‘Twitter accounts hacked by crypto scammers'

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16 Conclusions: Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool

16 Conclusions: Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool

Arsenal are seeing tangible results. Liverpool might be a little too complacent... 1) Jurgen Klopp's record in his first 18 Premier League games as Liverpool manager: W7 D5 L6... Read more ...

Kane sets sights on next 200 goals after hitting milestone with Newcastle brace

Kane sets sights on next 200 goals after hitting milestone with Newcastle brace

Tottenham striker Harry Kane reached 200 career club goals as he struck twice in Spurs' 3-1 at Newcastle - and now wants to double his tally Read more ...

Virgil van Dijk brutally trolled for Liverpool howler and compared to Man...

Virgil van Dijk brutally trolled for Liverpool howler and compared to Man Utd star Maguire

Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk made a crucial error to hand Alexandre Lacazette a goal for Arsenal in the Premier League clash this evening. Read more ...

Emmerdale star Paula Tilbrook, who played Betty Eagleton, dies aged 89

Emmerdale star Paula Tilbrook, who played Betty Eagleton, dies aged 89

Emmerdale star Paula Tilbrook has died at the age of 89. Read more ...

Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Barack Obama all have their Twitter...

Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Barack Obama all have their Twitter accounts HACKED

The attack unfolded on Wednesday evening, with the affected accounts including presidential candidate Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Kanye West and Kim... Read more ...

Magic School Bus author Joanna Cole who blended science and storytelling...

Magic School Bus author Joanna Cole who blended science and storytelling dies at 75

Cole passed away in Sioux City, Iowa, on Sunday as a result of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Read more ...

Naya Rivera Glee costar Heather Morris posts photos of her boys playing with...

Naya Rivera Glee costar Heather Morris posts photos of her boys playing with late star's son after tragic drowning death

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals Chelsea's big advantage over Man Utd in FA Cup...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals Chelsea's big advantage over Man Utd in FA Cup semi-final

Chelsea take on Manchester United at Wembley on Sunday Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Manchester United are at a disadvantage in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final clash against Chelsea... Read more ...

Donald Trump campaign boss Brad Parscale DEMOTED and replaced by his deputy...

Donald Trump campaign boss Brad Parscale DEMOTED and replaced by his deputy Bill Stepien in shock shake-up of 2020 team

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has demoted Brad Parscale as his campaign manager and will replace him with Bill Stepien. Getty Images - Getty More to follow... For the latest news on... Read more ...