Month: July 2017

When things go ‘jump’ in the night… a puffling’s first flight to sea revealed by thermal imaging 

Emily Burford (BSc!) writes about her dissertation project using thermal imaging to study seabird biology, appropriately at the peak fledging time for puffin chicks, known as ‘pufflings’… I visited Skomer Island during July last year to start my…

Life on a Knife Edge; The Battle for Legal Trade in Rhino Horn

In the first of two posts about our recent field course in South Africa, second-year Animal Biology student Louise Chiverton writes about the complex issues around rhino poaching… “How emotional can it be? We all know what happens;…