Plastic carries disease to Coral Reefs

Plastic carries disease to Coral Reefs

Coral Reefs are already facing a magnitude of threats, if ocean acidification and bleaching wasn't enough, our plastic waste is increasing disease in our corals.

Worker Bees 

Worker Bees 

  Google did a quiz for Earth Day that matched you with an animal, dependent on your personality. The questions were few and pretty broad but obviously related to the behaviour and traits of the animal chosen. The results my friends got were a pangolin, an octopus, a mantis shrimp and a wooly mammoth. A [...]

Biodiversity-carbon co-benefits

Biodiversity-carbon co-benefits

Tropical forests store huge amounts of carbon and are one of the most biodiverse habitats in the world, however they are being converted at alarming rates. A report concluded that land-use planning measures that conserve carbon stocks will also conserve biodiversity and vice-versa. This science-for-policy paper for the Oil palm Research-Policy Partnership Network, was drafted by Dr Jennifer Lucey and Professor Jane Hill [...]