• Evolution

    The Evolution of British Woodlands

    This article provides a brief discussion of the key points in the history of British woodlands with a historic account of tree species found in the UK. The history of British woodlands since the last glaciations is, in geological time, [...]
  • Sustainability

    Your Go-To Guide for Gardening with Children

    Eamon Fennelly from Capital Gardening has some great advice on getting active in the garden with your children this spring. His infographic illustrates 1. The physical and mental benefits of gardening for young people, 2. [...]
  • Environment

    Chernobyl: A potential wildlife oasis

    On April 26th, 1986, the Unit 4 reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power station, located eight miles north of Kiev in the former USSR exploded. It was the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever experienced. [...]

Latest Articles

  • Beyond the ice: Discovering the two native plants from Antarctica

    February 20, 2019 0
    Antarctica, the frozen continent of the South Pole, has several environmental factors that limit life on its surface. In the southernmost region of The Earth, the coldest, driest and windiest one, only a few organisms [...]
  • The Importance of Field Work to a Biology Degree

    February 13, 2019 0
    Costa Rica is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet. Making up only 0.03% of the Earth’s surface it is home to nearly 6% of the world’s biodiversity. Reserva Ecológica Bijagual located [...]
  • The Evolution of British Woodlands

    January 23, 2019 0
    This article provides a brief discussion of the key points in the history of British woodlands with a historic account of tree species found in the UK. The history of British woodlands since the last glaciations is, in geological time, [...]
  • Your Go-To Guide for Gardening with Children

    January 17, 2019 1
    Eamon Fennelly from Capital Gardening has some great advice on getting active in the garden with your children this spring. His infographic illustrates 1. The physical and mental benefits of gardening for young people, 2. [...]
  • Chernobyl: A potential wildlife oasis

    January 9, 2019 1
    On April 26th, 1986, the Unit 4 reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power station, located eight miles north of Kiev in the former USSR exploded. It was the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever experienced. [...]
  • Venom Day 2018

    December 19, 2018 0
    Venom Day is somewhat of a unique conference held towards the end of each year at Bangor University. As far as I’m aware it is the only student organised conference in the UK that is [...]
  • My Time as a Volunteer at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre

    December 12, 2018 0
    I first visited the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre (LWC) to volunteer in November 2017 and loved it so much that I returned not long after in July 2018! The Centre is the perfect place for animal lovers, and as [...]
  • Deciphering the language of dolphins

    November 28, 2018 0
    Dr Stephanie King and Dr Vincent Janik from the University of St Andrews’ Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU), have made a tantalising breakthrough after 10 years of research on trying to understand the language of [...]
  • The barn owl, Bird of the Year 2018 in Spain

    November 21, 2018 0
    The Spanish Ornithologist Association (SEO in Spanish), along with Birdlife International, have granted the barn owl (Tyto alba) the title of Bird of the Year 2018. This title is selected annually by a public poll [...]
  • Dublin Bay Seal Census 2018: Survey results and recommendations for future monitoring

    November 14, 2018 0
    Summary A seal census using ground- and boat-based co-ordinated counts was carried out on 22 and 23rd September 2018 over the low tide periods on each day. The population of Grey Seals is estimated as [...]
  • Advice for an undergrad thesis (in the sciences)

    November 8, 2018 1
    Writing a thesis is a fundamental component of many undergraduate degrees, and for many it can be one of the most useful and enjoyable things about your time at university. The experience of successfully designing [...]
  • Safeguarding our Ivory – what will it take?

    October 24, 2018 0
    Mikumi National Park – Tanzania, the elephant staggered and collapsed over in the tall grass in Southern Tanzania, where some of the world’s worst poaching happens. It wasn’t a poacher who targeted her, but a [...]

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