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There are 44 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Animals".

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1. Copepods: The unsung heroes of the ocean

We all know the amazing job that bees and birds, as pollinators, do for the planet. But have you heard about the humble copepod?

Tags: Animals, Arctic, Climate, Ecology, Environmental change, Marine life, Oceans
2. Listening in: Sounds of minke whales recorded for first time

The minke whale is one of the largest marine species regularly visiting the Scottish coast, but its secretive and unpredictable lifestyle means much of its behaviour remains a mystery.

Tags: Animals, Marine life, Oceans, Technology, UK
3. How are plankton changing?

Scientists are one step closer to understanding how plankton communities are changing in coastal waters and shelf seas around the UK.

Tags: Adaptation and mitigation, Animals, Climate, Environmental change, Marine life, Oceans, UK
4. I'm a bat biologist

Contrary to popular belief, bats are friendly creatures that play an important role in many environments around the world.

Tags: Animals, Biodiversity, Biology, Conservation, Pollinators
5. Tiny fossils reveal how shrinking was essential for successful evolution

Scientists have discovered that mammals successfully evolved over the years by getting smaller in size.

Tags: Adaptation and mitigation, Animals, Biology, Evolution, Palaeontology
6. Genetic toolkit gives periwinkles seashore advantage

Periwinkles, struggling to survive the seashore battleground, have developed a genetic toolkit to help them adapt to different environments, a new study shows.

Tags: Adaptation and mitigation, Animals, Biodiversity, Biology, Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, Marine life, UK
7. Painting underwater pictures with sound

Silent marine robots that record sounds underwater are allowing researchers at the University of East Anglia to listen to the oceans as never before.

Tags: Animals, Antarctic, Marine life, Oceans, Robotics, Technology
8. Secrets of sudden death of 200,000 antelopes in Central Asia

In May 2015 the sudden death of more than 200,000 saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan baffled the world.

Tags: Animals, Biodiversity, Conservation, Disease, Ecology, Health, Microbes
9. Seals and our shores

Our relationship with seals has changed significantly over the years but now, more than ever, the focus is on ensuring that our survival does not threaten theirs.

Tags: Animals, Fish, Marine life, Sustainability, UK
10. UK's most wanted...

You've probably heard of the harlequin ladybird and you've certainly seen a grey squirrel, but what about others that might be on their way?

Tags: Animals, Biodiversity, Conservation, Ecology, Environmental change, Invasive species

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