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4 Nov 2019

AudioMoth is a low-cost, full spectrum acoustic logger, which can be used to record bat echolocation calls. We modified two ‘off the shelf’ waterproof enclosures with the aim of deploying these little devices for longer periods of time in a range of weather conditions....

22 Oct 2019

Have you ever been asked to engage the services of a licensed bat worker or licensed bat consultant but don't know where to start? Well, there's no need to worry... Our blog provides a background to the whole subject, so just sit back, relax and read on...

24 Nov 2018

Did you know that Chris Packham, the well-known naturalist, released a new line of clothing aimed at the outdoor enthusiast? No, well neither did I, but then that's not unusual for a field ecologist who tends to live 'off the grid' in the summer time.

15 Oct 2018

Last week, I watched a company of ring-necked parakeets feeding in a large beech tree in the grounds of Glasgow's Vet School. On one hand, it was genuinely wonderful to see these colourful, rambunctious and relatively uncommon birds in such an unfamiliar setting. H...

19 Feb 2018

It’s fairly safe to say that the 3rd January 2018 probably passed without incident for most of Belgium’s 11.5 million citizens. Yet, unknown to most, this was the day that a female wolf called ‘Naya’ slipped across the Belgium border from the Netherlands.

10 Feb 2018

Cultivation of non-native pine trees increases the risk of fungal disease transmission when planted next to native Caledonian Scots pine. That’s the conclusion of a research project led by plant researchers at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and the University of Edinb...

29 Jan 2018

If you are of a certain age, like me, you’ll no doubt remember the large flocks of over-wintering starling that would return to Glasgow’s city centre at sunset. From a personal perspective, I can still vividly recollect watching the impossibly large, uniform whirling f...

1 Jan 2018

Field-realistic doses of neonicotinoid pesticides directly affects the behaviour of foraging bees by interfering with the type of vibrations they produce while collecting pollen, thereby reducing the number of pollen grains individual bees are able to carry.

14 Nov 2017

One comment we frequently hear about QGIS is how to create a print composer template. The good news is that this couldn’t be easier, so we thought we would write a tutorial blog to help other QGIS users create a print template, which can then be repeatedly used, withou...

16 Oct 2017

Last month, the EU hosted the 4th Edition of the Our Oceans Conference in Malta. The conference outlined a new vision to secure a sustainable future for our oceans. Plastics, and the risk they present to the marine ecosystem were a major focus of the conference, with t...

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