Author: Abi Gardner

Save the bees! But which ones?

75% of the worlds crops are dependent on pollination in some way or another. Despite the volume of pollinator-dependent crops increasing 300% in the last 40 years, there is growing concern about the...

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Isle Royale wolf population collapses

The wolf pack on Isle Royale National Park, Michigan is part of the world’s longest running predator-prey study, of wolves and moose. However, due to the lack of genetic diversity leading to inbreeding,...

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Should zoos exist?

With the number of species that are declining or disappearing altogether, many believe we are in our 6th mass extinction. There are a number of conservation efforts being put in place to try...

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Starlings and their dancing murmurations

We are now at the time of year where the nights are drawing in, dusk is earlier and earlier and the starling murmurations are filling the skies. A murmuration is a term used...

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Wind farms – good or bad for seals?

While visiting the UK coast line you may be lucky to spot seals amongst the marine wildlife. However, this may become trickier as researchers have found that some seals prefer to forage for...

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