Open access teaching materials for evidence-based practice in conservation

In their latest review, Harriet Downey and educators from around the world call for a wider teaching of the tools and skills needed to facilitate evidence-based conservation. A version of this post is available in Finnish, French, Japanese and Spanish. Did you know that there are over 12,000 articles published annually in the field of ecology alone? The last 20 years has seen a huge … Continue reading Open access teaching materials for evidence-based practice in conservation

Näyttöön perustuvan luonnonsuojelun käytännön opetusmateriaalit avoimesti saatavilla

Viimeisimmässä katsauksessaan Harriet Downey ja kouluttajat ympäri maailmaa vaativat laajempaa opetusta työkaluista ja taidoista, joita tarvitaan näyttöön perustuvan luonnonsuojelun helpottamiseksi. A version of this post is available in English. Translated to Finnish by Sini Savilaakso. Tiesitkö, että pelkästään ekologian alalla julkaistaan vuosittain yli 12000 artikkelia? Viimeisten 20 vuoden aikana luonnonsuojelijoille saatavilla olevan tiedon määrä on kasvanut huimasti, mutta onko se saanut ihmiset tekemään parempia päätöksiä? … Continue reading Näyttöön perustuvan luonnonsuojelun käytännön opetusmateriaalit avoimesti saatavilla

Matériel pédagogique en libre accès pour une pratique de la conservation des espèces fondé sur des preuves

Dans leur dernière revue, Harriet Downey et des éducateurs du monde entier appellent à un enseignement plus large des outils et des compétences nécessaires pour faciliter la conservation fondée sur des preuves. A version of this post is available in English. Translated to French by Daphne Kerhoas. Saviez-vous que plus de 12 000 articles sont publiés chaque année dans le seul domaine de l’écologie ? … Continue reading Matériel pédagogique en libre accès pour une pratique de la conservation des espèces fondé sur des preuves

エビデンスに基づいた保全のためのオープンアクセス教材

この論文<では、Harriet Downeyさんと世界各地の保全教育に携わる共同研究者たちが、エビデンスに基づいた保全を促進するために必要なツールやスキルをより広く教えることの重要性を主張しています. A version of this post is available in English. Translated to Japanese by Tatsuya Amano. 生態学分野だけで毎年12,000以上の学術論文が出版されているのをご存じでしょうか。過去20年で、生物多様性保全に携わる人々は非常に多くの情報を手に入れることができるようになりました。しかし、これらの情報が新たに手に入るようになったことで、生物多様性保全において、より効果的な意思決定が行われるようになったのでしょうか… Continue reading エビデンスに基づいた保全のためのオープンアクセス教材

Materiales didácticos de acceso abierto para la práctica basada en la evidencia en conservación

En su última revisión, Harriet Downey y docentes de todo el mundo hicieron una petición para una enseñanza más extensa de las herramientas y habilidades necesarias para facilitar la conservación basada en evidencia. A version of this post is available in English. Translated to Spanish by Veronica Zamora-Gutierrez. ¿Sabías que se publican más de 12000 artículos anualmente solo en el campo de la ecología? Los … Continue reading Materiales didácticos de acceso abierto para la práctica basada en la evidencia en conservación

Our guide to a Festival of Ecology

Attending the British Ecological Society’s Annual Meeting, a Festival of Ecology? There are many exciting live presentations, workshops, as well as on-demand content for our first fully virtual conference. Here are a few highlights we have picked out for The Applied Ecologist community. The Applied Ecologist Playlist This year, the British Ecological Society has moved its Annual Meeting fully virtual, so all our presentations, workshops, … Continue reading Our guide to a Festival of Ecology

Using grey literature as an evidence base for ecological research and practice

Applied Ecology Resources promote evidence-based decision making by curating a wide range of information sources including grey literature – but how can researchers and practitioners use this resource in their work? AER Chair Marc Cadotte provides the following advice. Information is key for evaluating the evidence base underpinning scientific understanding, and for developing effective and efficient management of ecosystems. Yet, the primary sources of information … Continue reading Using grey literature as an evidence base for ecological research and practice

Ecological Solutions and Evidence: an Associate Editor’s perspective

There is now only one month to go in our open call for Associate Editors as we look to expand the diversity and expertise of our Editorial Board. Find out more about our new journal from the perspective of one of our current Associate Editors, Ian Thornhill. Tell us a little about yourself. I am from Tamworth, Staffordshire, best known for a breed of pig … Continue reading Ecological Solutions and Evidence: an Associate Editor’s perspective

Registered Reports at Ecological Solutions and Evidence – a big move for the BES

In our commitment to robust and open science, Ecological Solutions and Evidence has introduced registered reports as a new article submission type – but what exactly are they? We asked Tim Parker, Shinichi Nakagawa and Hannah Fraser, three advocates and experts on transparency and open science in ecology. Registered reports are a new type of scientific paper designed to reduce publication and reporting bias, improve … Continue reading Registered Reports at Ecological Solutions and Evidence – a big move for the BES

Top tips for Associate Editors

New to the Associate Editor role? Applying to join a British Ecological Society Editorial Board? We asked some of our ‘seasoned pros’ from the Journal of Applied Ecology Editorial Board to share their advice for anyone new to the position of Associate Editor. Select and image below to expand and scroll through the editor advice. If you’re interested in joining the journal board as an … Continue reading Top tips for Associate Editors