Nasiphi Bitani: The ecology behind saving birds

For Black History Month, the British Ecological Society (BES) journals are celebrating the work of Black ecologists from around the world and sharing their stories. The theme for UK Black History Month this year is Time for Change: Action Not Words. Nasiphi Bitani—a PhD researcher from the Centre for Functional Biodiversity, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa—shares her story below. How did you get into ecology? … Continue reading Nasiphi Bitani: The ecology behind saving birds

Gideon Deme Gywa: The story of a black ecologist growing up in an environment with limited interest in ecology

For Black History Month, the British Ecological Society (BES) journals are celebrating the work of Black ecologists from around the world and sharing their stories. The theme for UK Black History Month this year is Time for Change: Action Not Words. Gideon Deme Gywa (PhD)—a Postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Biology at Case Western Reserve University, OH, USA—shares his story below. How did you … Continue reading Gideon Deme Gywa: The story of a black ecologist growing up in an environment with limited interest in ecology

Diego Anjos: The journey of an early career researcher from the global south during the COVID-19 pandemic

For Black History Month, the British Ecological Society (BES) journals are celebrating the work of Black ecologists from around the world and sharing their stories. The theme for UK Black History Month this year is Time for Change: Action Not Words. Diego Anjos—a post-doc ecology researcher studying at Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Brazil—shares his story below. Since my last post during UK Black History Month … Continue reading Diego Anjos: The journey of an early career researcher from the global south during the COVID-19 pandemic

Black History Month 2022: Contribute to our BHM Blog Series!

“Black History Month is a time to celebrate black history, heritage and culture, and the iconic figures that have contributed so much, but this year, let’s make it about so much more. If you’re serious about allyship, it’s Time for Change: Action Not Words.” – Catherine Ross, Black History Month Editor. This year, the autumn issue of our membership magazine, The Niche, was taken over … Continue reading Black History Month 2022: Contribute to our BHM Blog Series!