Category Archives: Biology

Bats – Reservoirs for devastating pathogens

It may be difficult for the most of us to find bats endearing, especially when we learn that not only do they harbour an extraordinary number of diseases but they do so without getting so much as a minor cold. … Continue reading

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Spatial Information Systems – Overwhelming concept or invaluable conservation tool?

Mention the term Spatial Information Systems (SIS) to many a biologist or ecologist and you may get a blank look or even worse a look of terror. For many of us the extent of our knowledge and interaction with SIS … Continue reading

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Prey Behaviour – Is it really important?

When we think about the removal of predators from a natural ecosystem system quite often what we expect to see is an increase in the previously hunted prey. What we don’t expect to see are significant changes in prey behaviour, … Continue reading

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