Research

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 […]

Evolution

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, […]

Sustainability

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. […]

Environment

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. […]

Research

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 […]

Environment

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 […]

Zoology

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 […]

Zoology

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 […]

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