22 February 2023
Researchers have found that natural soil seed banks are not as effective in northerly plants - meaning they lack a survival strategy in our warming climate.
17 February 2023
Researchers have created a hyper realistic bird to study communication in zebra finches
26 September 2022
New research finds hedges and perennial flower strips are complementary in supporting wild bees in orchards
08 August 2022
Feeding wild animals could drive artificial selection for harassment behaviour and poses a serious risk to human and wildlife well-being.
27 July 2022
Green infrastructure near agricultural land is essential for pollinator conservation and boosting crop productivity.
01 April 2022
New research finds that longer and warmer autumns make it less likely that green-veined white butterflies will survive winter to emerge in spring.
31 March 2022
Rolling wildflower blocks could be the more effective compensation measurement against insect decline than flower strips.
07 February 2022
New research finds that dogs in nature reserves contribute a significant amount of nutrients to the environment, which could harm biodiversity.
01 June 2021
A three-year research project shows how functional traits drive pollinator and predator responses to semi-natural grassland strips embedded in agricultural landscapes.
17 May 2021
Ecologist from Freiburg investigates pest infestation in forests with mixed and monoculture tree stands.
22 March 2021
New research finds that a lack of prey around breeding colonies in the northeast Atlantic is leading to puffin population declines.
19 January 2021
New research into Mediterranean forest fires finds that postfire management treatments can be effective in promoting multifunctionality and plant diversity.
21 December 2020
Climate warming is linked to a widening interval between leaf unfolding and flowering in European trees.
14 December 2020
Common starfish cannot survive amplified marine heatwaves projected at the end of the century and experience lasting negative effects from current heatwaves, according to new research.
19 November 2020
Researchers publish the first scientific paper from the SPI-Birds network, a large‐scale initiative connecting data on wild populations of birds.