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Marine aliens on the rise - report
Alien species are on the increase in the UK's coastal waters, according to a the fifth annual report...
Blog post | 4 Dec 2013
Harlequin ladybirds' success is down to enemy dodging
The ladybird evades natural predators of the native seven-spot.
News | 4 Dec 2013
How did the cobra get its bite?
Study sheds light on how venom became a compex brew of toxins.
News | 2 Dec 2013
Winner of photo & article competition announced
Two yellow and black striped beetles stand out against a muddy brown background.
Multimedia | 2 Dec 2013
Fixing broken ecosystems
How new methods can help deal with troublesome algae.
Feature | 29 Nov 2013
New paddle-box sheds light on primate planning
Apes can solve problems by planning up to three steps ahead.
Multimedia | 27 Nov 2013
City birds tougher than their country counterparts
Urban birds coped better with UK's cold, wet spring of 2012.
News | 26 Nov 2013
Monitoring soil health and complexity
How science is being used to get the best out of our soils.
Multimedia | 26 Nov 2013
Red squirrels show signs of resistance
Glimmer of hope in battle against deadly disease.
News | 25 Nov 2013
Forests can recycle water to cope in drought
Amazon rainforest may cope in drought.
News | 22 Nov 2013
Swarm mission has lift off
Mission to map Earth's protective shield launches into orbit.
News | 20 Nov 2013
Study supports culling young deer alongside mothers
Being orphaned can harm the quality of life of a young red deer.
News | 18 Nov 2013