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News headline thumbnail for Wild bees and wasps in Canada’s disappearing prairie dune habitats
20 June 2023

Wild bees and wasps in Canada’s disappearing prairie dune habitats

Study expands knowledge of wild bees and wasps in Canada’s disappearing prairie dune habitats A Canadian Museum of Nature press release Thomas Onuferfko with some of the specimens collected as part of his study of bee and wasp diversity on prairie dunes. Dan Smythe © Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa, June…


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19 June 2023

It’s Insect Week 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Celebrate Insect Week 2023: A Week Dedicated to the Fascinating World of Insects  Insect Week, the Royal Entomological Society’s annual celebration of insects, returns from 19th to 25th June 2023. This exciting week aims to encourage people of all ages to learn more about insects and appreciate…


News headline thumbnail for Butterflies find safe haven in UK gardens, new research reveals
24 May 2023

Butterflies find safe haven in UK gardens, new research reveals

Press release from British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) on an article published today in Insect Conservation and Diversity. New research published by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) in Insect Conservation and Diversity reveals how the UK’s gardens are acting as a safe haven for butterflies. This study, the first…


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21 May 2023

Scientists to monitor pollinators in RHS Chelsea Flower Show first

Scientists to monitor pollinators in RHS Chelsea Flower Show first  Scientists will record pollinator numbers at the Royal Entomological Society Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the first time this kind of monitoring has been done at the show.   Entomologists from the RHS and Royal Entomological Society (RES) will…


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17 May 2023

Special Issue: Neglected bacterial diseases

Published today in Medical and Veterinary Entomology a new Special Issue highlighting neglected vector borne bacterial pathogens including Bartonella, Anaplasma, Rickettsia, and Borrelia species. Papers include studies on pathogens infecting lice, hard ticks, soft ticks, fleas, bat flies and deer keds. The full issue is available to read here, free…


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15 May 2023

We’re off to RHS Chelsea 2023!

This time next week, we’ll be at RHS Chelsea 2023, showcasing the wonders of insects with our very own garden, built to enrich the world with insect science. It’s our first time having a garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and we couldn’t be more excited. Lots will be…


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14 April 2023

Help secure a future home for our insect education garden with BigGive

Big Give – April 2023 results A massive thank you to all who donated to the Big Give Green Match Fund campaign. During the week of 20-27 April, we worked with Big Give, offering us the fantastic opportunity to double all public donations received in support of our #RESGarden project, designed…


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6 April 2023

Call for abstracts

Submit your abstract Agricultural and Forest Entomology is seeking abstracts for consideration in a forthcoming Special Issue: Advances in insect biomonitoring for agriculture and forestry. Editor: Jordan Cuff, Newcastle UniversityDeadline for abstracts: 31 July 2023 Recent years have seen the emergence and development of various high-resolution methodologies for biomonitoring of…


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27 March 2023

Wild Isles: Daneway Banks’ Large Blue butterflies star in Attenborough series

Wild Isles: Daneway Banks’ Large Blue butterflies star in Attenborough series Daneway Banks is a nature reserve renowned for its large blue butterflies and is featured in the third episode of Sir David Attenborough’s new BBC series, Wild Isles. Based near Sapperton, Daneway Banks is co-owned by the Royal Entomological…


News headline thumbnail for RES receives two awards from the 2023 Transform Awards
24 March 2023

RES receives two awards from the 2023 Transform Awards

RES receives two awards from the 2023 Transform Awards On 22 March 2023, Transform magazine, the global magazine for rebranding and brand development, revealed the winners of Transform Awards Europe. The awards programme reflects the region’s sheer quality and variety of work in corporate and consumer-facing rebranding and brand development.…


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23 March 2023

The mulching timing of forest meadows influences insect diversity

The mulching timing of forest meadows influences insect diversity Researchers at the University of Freiburg have investigated the effects of different points in time of mulching, a management method, on insect larvae and flower-visiting insects Freiburg, 01-03-2023 Forest meadow (photo Sandra Meyndt) Mulching is a possible form of management of…


News headline thumbnail for Royal Entomological Society publishes Grand Challenges paper that sets global insect science agenda
21 March 2023

Royal Entomological Society publishes Grand Challenges paper that sets global insect science agenda

RES calls for insects to be valued as equals to more-well-loved species of mammals and birds as it sets global insect science agenda for the next decade. A better understanding and appreciation of insects is crucial if humans are to continue to thrive on Earth. These are the findings of…