CIEEM (the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management) share this report which explores one way to address the ecology skills gap. Many more people with ecology skills are required to work in this sector to address climate change and restore nature. This report highlights the need to improve pathways [...]
The BES Encounters platform was developed as part of the British Ecological Society’s (BES) ‘Connecting Schools to Nature in North-East England’ project. The Encounters platform has been co-created with teachers and is free for any primary school or organisation/group working with primary school aged children. As a teacher/educator you can log [...]
This post in Scotland’s Nature by NatureScot (6 June 2023) explores A new approach to studying our marine habitats. This includes the special biodiversity of marine habitats and the concept of functional diversity. Suitable for more advanced students, including tertiary level.
The British Ecological Society (BES) offer Maths skills for biologists. This is a 12 page guide developed with the Field Studies Council aimed at students and teachers of 16-19 Biology. The resource covers areas including mathematical and statistical skills, planning field investigations, specific statistical tests and data presentation. This guide can also [...]
This article in The Conversation (24 May 2023) describes how these tiny but tough plants not only cope with extreme habitats, but can also help engineer the landscape for other species. Examples include some of our own special arctic-alpine species in the Scottish mountains. Discover what impacts climate change is [...]