How do temperature and competition affect true fruit flies and their natural enemies?

True fruit flies (Tephritidae) have an economic impact of hundreds of millions (USD) in the USA alone. They...

Identifying Snow Leopards, Tigers and other Endangered Species by developing a low-cost DNA field test kit - Part 2

Endangered species, like snow leopards and tigers, are hard to identify and track using the time consuming and...

Investigating the presence of the amphibian chytrid fungus in a non-native species

We're currently studying a population of the common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) in Cambridge, England...

How does the carnivorous plant, Drosophyllum lusitanicum, persist in dry habitats?

Darwin observed that carnivory allows plants to capture insects, absorb nutrients through their leaves, and...

Assessing the Conservation Status of African lions, leopards and hyenas in Uganda

As the SES Elodie Sandford Explorer I am working with the Ugandan Wildlife Authority and Wildlife Conservation...

Crowdfund My Postdoc! Seasonal Movements of Lionfish in Bermuda

Lionfish fit the definition of invasive species perfectly: they were introduced by humans to the Atlantic where...

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