Announcing the 2020 British Ecological Society award winners

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IMAGE: Top row left-to-right: Mike Begon, Sandra Lavorel, Michel Loreau, Teja Tscharntke, Wendy Foden, David Odee.
Bottom row left-to-right: Tommaso Jucker, Juliet Vickery, Helen Roy, Iain Stott, Kimberly A. With….
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Credit: British Ecological Society

The British Ecological Society (BES) announced today the winners of its annual awards and prizes, recognising eleven distinguished ecologists whose work has benefited the scientific community and society in general.

This year, honorary membership, the highest honour given by the society, has been awarded to three distinguished ecologists: Mike Begon, Sandra Lavorel and Michel Loreau. While this year’s BES award recognises Juliet Vickery, whose work leading the scientific team at RSPB underpins the work of the organisation in conserving threatened sites, species and habitats throughout the world.

Helen Roy, current president of the Royal Entomological Society, is also recognised with the Ecological Engagement Award for her active work in citizen science and her role

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