Ecology

16 November 2017

Analysing regional differences in the DNA of wood and has allowed scientists to determine the location of the original...

23 January 2014

In the hearts of forests and jungles around the world there exist members of a feral strain of scientist who grew up on...

20 January 2014

The Polar icecaps are melting, but is the news all bad?

18 February 2012

Ocean deadzones are triggered by nitrogen-fuelled bursts of microorganisms. So how does this happen and what can we do...

27 January 2011

As more carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere, the world's oceans become more acidic, affecting the...

14 December 2010

Plants and animals seem worlds apart, and indeed in many ways they are. Plants don’t eat anything more substantial than...

16 June 2008

The buzz of a bumblebee is one of the quintessential sounds of summer time. But this ‘slender sound’ and ‘faint...