Mice began breeding a couple weeks early this spring, so our experts are anticipating a plague by autumn. But how can two weeks make such a difference? And are mice really that big a problem?
Our parrots are not only visually spectacular – with splashes of every colour, in every size and shape – they are also some of the smartest and longest lived birds in the world. Our songbirds — ravens, honeyeaters, magpies, bowerbirds, lyrebirds — have some of the greatest minds of the animal kingdom. They go fishing, remember people’s faces, mimic other species and even play hide-and-seek. They stay younger for longer than Northern Hemisphere species and can live twice as long. In this blog find out some of the weird and wonderful our birds get up to.
When we imagine the Amazon rainforest, we tend to picture a kingdom of tropical greenery – a flurry of squawks, motion and colour. In reality, it’s becoming increasingly uninhabited. We’re working to create a continuous wireless network of sensors to monitor the activity of species and better understand biodiversity loss.
Because we all know how bad rubbish is for the environment, we decided to give you a few tips on how to lighten your rubbish load this Christmas.
Over the course of the five-week ‘Mark, Release Recapture’ (MRR) study 3000 male mosquitoes were released and then recaptured through a network of over 70 traps. All to find out if they’d cross a road for a mate.
We’re using a Gigapixel camera to take photos of some seriously cute penguins in Antarctica, all in the name of science of course!
Methane concentrations in the atmosphere are growing at a faster rate than any time in the past 20 years.
As 2016 draws to a close, we’ve decided to take a look back at our 10 most interesting, entertaining and informative blogs.
Sex reversal in reptiles is widespread and a powerful evolutionary force.