A newly published study has shown that octopuses are able to withstand changes in ocean-acidity levels – this research is an exciting contribution to our current understanding of the impacts of climate change.
More than 50 countries across six continents have pledged to protect at least 30% of the planet to prevent the mass extinction of wildlife and halt the destruction of the natural world.
A study in Yellowstone National Park has shown that lactating grizzly bear mothers are more susceptible to heat stress, and take baths in cool water to help regulate their body temperature.
156 new species of plants and fungi were documented during 2020, six of which were found in the UK. Other discoveries from across the globe include two new Aloe species, ‘the world’s ugliest orchid’, and a sweet potato relative which could be a potential future food source.
Scientists from the University of Bristol have recently published their research explaining why crocodiles have changed so little in 200 million years.