research news

The dronefly, Eristalis tenax, was one of the the hoverfly species studied
New study shows the fates of these pollinating insects may be closely linked.
Volunteers helped the scientists carry out the Epic Duck Challenge
Scientists examine the reliability of drone-collected data.
Researchers have been studying groups of Australian magpies.
One of the newly described species
Researchers discover fungus species new to science in the UK.
A young orangutan, photographed by a camera trap
Conservationists are partnering with Google to analyse camera trap data.  
Black kite at a fire
Meet the aerial arsonists that are potentially setting forests ablaze deliberately.
Sex and rank makes all the difference in the complex lives of these African carnivores.
White ermine moth
Like a moth to the flame … or street lamp. The darker truth to urban light pollution emerges.
Agri-environment schemes have resulted in an increase in some farmland birds
A new study monitors numbers of birds and shows an increase in some priority species.
11 new reptile species were discovered in Greater Mekong in 2016
Discoveries in 2016 show how vital the Greater Mekong is for wildlife.
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