Author: Wildlife Articles


How did dinosaurs evolve beaks and become birds?

by Michael J. Benton, University of Bristol Once you know that many dinosaurs had feathers, it seems much more obvious that they probably evolved into birds. But there’s still a big question. How did...

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Scotland’s landmark fracking ban

  By Keith Baker, Glasgow Caledonian University “Fracking cannot and will not take place in Scotland.” With those words energy minister Paul Wheelhouse confirmed rumours that have been circulating for months, bringing jubilation to...

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What happens when a bird strikes a plane?

By Davide Crivelli, Cardiff University In bowling, a strike is the best shot you can make. In aviation jargon, however, a strike happens when a bird suddenly crosses the trajectory of an aeroplane. Usually,...

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