Recent figures by The Mammal Society through the Natural England study suggests that almost one in five British mammals are at risk of extinction. The red squirrel, long-eared bat, and the wildcat are three of the 12 species on the...
With new technology paving the way for more intensive sustainable farming, like the use of monocultures and commercial forestry, a new study has revealed that honeybees are finding it harder to fight off diseases and to store food. As our...
On Sunday 22 April, tens of thousands of runners took part in the London Marathon. Entrants faced scorching temperatures and an unforgiving sun, attempting to claim the pride and satisfaction of completing the notorious course. Earth Day is an annual event,...
Ever look at someone dancing in the LCR and think ‘wow are they even human?’ Well that’s pretty much how scientists discovered a new species of bird last week in New Guinea. Originally thought to be the same species as the...
Much like Fleming discovering penicillin, scientists looking for an answer for the world’s plastic crisis have accidentally discovered an enzyme which can destroy plastic within a matter of days, rather than the years it takes naturally. Investigating the structure of...
While exploring the cool hydrothermal system at the Dorado Outcrop – a rocky area of the seafloor formed by the cooled, hardened lava of an underwater volcano. Scientists were surprised to discover a large group of deep-sea octopuses and clusters...