environment

How To Build A Bug Hotel

During our ‘Environment Month’, we have explored colour and sex changes in marine animals, removing carbon from our oceans and the impact of climatic changes on brown trout, embryonic sharks and tuna. You may be thinking, what about the environment that’s a little closer to home? Well, we have that covered too. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is the largest charity dedicated to conservation in the UK. Their work involves establishing and maintaining nature reserves in order to protect the UK’s most vulnerable species of bird (and a variety of other wildlife that take refuge in… Read More »How To Build A Bug Hotel

LIVE Talk | Fish Physiology in an Era of Climate Change | 18:30 (UK time), 19 January 2021.

LIVE streaming at YouTube 18:30 (UK time), 19 January 2021. Summary: ‘The aquatic environment is in a period of rapid changed with increasing temperature, decreasing oxygen, floods and surges and pollution.  Our lab studies the impact of these changes on the animals living there and tries to understand traits and mechanism that allow animals to adapt and survive.  In this talk I am going to share 3 short stories where we have investigated the impact of climate change on fish.  The first is about an iconic British salmonid the brown trout and show how studies of movement and metabolism tell… Read More »LIVE Talk | Fish Physiology in an Era of Climate Change | 18:30 (UK time), 19 January 2021.