Image 2 A Metriorhynchus (Image credit Wikipedia)
Zoology

A living fossil – A look into the past

May 2, 2019 0

Crocodilians have been portrayed in a poor light indefinitely. Rarely are complimentary words such as ‘majestic’ or ‘survivor’ used to describe them, and their case certainly has not been aided by those who in their […]

Species of seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) of the coast of Northern Italy (Caponoli); IUCN Red List: endangered. (Credit: Marta Panero @theseanditsreatures).
Zoology

Seahorses, some of the most unique sea creatures

April 11, 2019 0

Morphological features and vulnerability Seahorses are unique creatures, immediately standing out for their morphological features. The upright posture, head bent down at an angle and the small mouth at the end of their snouts are […]

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 […]

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