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BES, British Ecological Society

‘Virtual safe space’ to help bumblebees
2018-05-23
  The tool lets researchers, farmers, policymakers and other interested parties test different land management techniques to find out what will be most beneficial for bees. Field experiments can be very timely and costly, so results from Bumble-BEEHAVE can help refine and reduce the number of experiments needed. Bumble-BEEHAVE – which is freely available onl […]
Sabrina Weiss
Tropical peat swamps: Restoration of endangered carbon reservoirs
2018-05-23
A research team from the University of Göttingen has now determined for the first time by means of palaeoecological investigations how long it takes for a tropical peat forest to recover after a disturbance. The Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) in Bremen was also involved in the study, which was published this week […] The post Tropical peat […]
Sabrina Weiss
Securing the natural environment for future generations
2018-05-22
  Climate change, population growth, increasing land use and competition for resources all impact heavily on nature and wildlife. The changing political landscape in the UK, which is in part driven by Brexit, creates additional uncertainties and opportunities. Where does nature conservation sit in relation to these changes? Who is nature conservation for and […]
Sabrina Weiss

SPPS, Societas Physiologiae Plantarum Scandinavica

New SPPS Website!
2017-12-31
The Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society has now a new homepage! Check it out under www.spps.se From now on, all your business will be run over the new platform, including membership registration, newsletter, applying for membership benefits and grants. This page will stay online for a while for information and archiving purposes. SPPS whishes you all a gre […]
Anke
Registration is now open for PBE2018, Plant Biology Europe conference in Copenhagen
2017-12-07
PBE2018 is organized by EPSO and FESPB, in both organizations SPPS is a member. Read more about the PBE2018 conferenc here… […]
Anke
The Emperor’s new clothes- Article by SPPS member Hannes Kollist (Estonia)
2017-12-07
It’s neither wise nor safe for EU policymakers to dismiss new breeding techniques as ‘dangerous’ without any real consideration of the facts, argues Hannes Kollist. Read the full article here…. […]
Anke

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