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

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

Introducing The Applied Ecologist … your new-look blog

The Applied Ecologist’s Blog has a new look and, with it, a new name! We’re pleased to introduce The Applied Ecologist. Bridging the gap between researchers, practitioners and policymakers, this is your home for applied ecological content from the British Ecological Society. We’ll still be sharing research news from Journal of Applied Ecology as well as topical contributions from our global community of practitioners, researchers … Continue reading Introducing The Applied Ecologist … your new-look blog

Coalescing global expertise for global problems: thoughts from the Davos World Biodiversity Forum

Last month, Davos hosted the first World Biodiversity Forum, bringing together representatives from different sectors to hold a conversation about the future of biodiversity around the world. Marc Cadotte, Chair of Applied Ecology Resources (AER) and Editor-in-Chief of Ecological Solutions and Evidence (ESE), shares his thoughts and experiences from the inaugural event. Global discussions around pandemics and economic downturn garner immense attention from governments and … Continue reading Coalescing global expertise for global problems: thoughts from the Davos World Biodiversity Forum

PODCAST: Ken Thompson interviews Marc Cadotte

In this podcast Ken Thompson (of Functional Ecology) interviews Marc Cadotte as they discuss the British Ecological Society’s bold and innovative project, Applied Ecology Resources, and its open access journal Ecological Solutions and Evidence. This podcast was recorded at the BES Annual Meeting 2019 in Belfast. A full transcript of the interview can be found below. Find our podcasts on apple, spotify and stitcher, or your favourite podcast app. … Continue reading PODCAST: Ken Thompson interviews Marc Cadotte

Expanding communication and inclusion in applied ecology: lessons from the past and the path ahead

Journal of Applied Ecology’s outgoing and incoming Executive Editors, Marc Cadotte and Jos Barlow, take stock of the growth of the journal and how applied ecology has developed as a discipline in the past decade. They also look forward to innovative new projects and publications aiming to further support ecological researchers and practitioners.  Applied ecological research has never before been more germane to the management … Continue reading Expanding communication and inclusion in applied ecology: lessons from the past and the path ahead