Urban gardens are a dependable food source for pollinators through the year, study suggests 5 January 2022 Gardens in cities provide a long and continuous supply of energy-rich nectar from March to October, scientists at the University of Bristol have found.
- Urban gardens are a dependable food source for pollinators through the year, study suggests 5 January 2022 Gardens in cities provide a long and continuous supply of energy-rich nectar from March to October, scientists at the University of Bristol have found.
- Bristol biologist awarded New Phytologist Tansley Medal 5 January 2022 Dr Tommaso Jucker, a NERC Independent Research Fellow and Lecturer at the University of Bristol’s School of Biological Sciences, has won the 2020 New Phytologist Tansley Medal, an annual award that recognises an outstanding contribution to plant science by an early career researcher.
- Academics celebrate 10 years of the Dwarf Mongoose Research Project 14 December 2021 A University of Bristol project set up to monitor wild groups of dwarf mongooses in South Africa has marked its ten-year milestone.
- Newly discovered fish songs demonstrate reef restoration success 8 December 2021 Whoops, croaks, growls, raspberries and foghorns are among the sounds that demonstrate the success of a coral reef restoration project.
- Resilience of vertebrate animals in rapid decline due to manmade threats, study finds 18 November 2021 Global change is eroding life on earth at an unprecedented rate and scale. Species extinctions have accelerated over the last decades, with the concomitant loss of the functions and services they provide to human societies.
- Flowering plants: an evolution revolution 17 November 2021 Researchers at the University of Bristol have identified the huge impact of flowering plants on the evolution of life on Earth.
- Rapidly evolving species more likely to go extinct, study suggests 10 November 2021 Researchers at the University of Bristol have found that fast evolution can lead to nowhere.
- World changers: Bristol students head to COP26 climate conference 3 November 2021 University of Bristol students at COP26 have said the conference is “one of the very last chances” to avert a climate disaster.
- Mongooses give bullies the cold shoulder, scientists find 2 November 2021 Dwarf mongooses remember which groupmates have picked fights with others during the day and later shun the aggressors during pre-bedtime socialising sessions, according to new research.
- Researchers shed light on blind spot of shark attacks 1 November 2021 Scientists have found more evidence to support the mistaken identity theory’ in juvenile white sharks during surface attacks on humans.