Sounds of the past give new hope for coral reef restoration 29 November 2019 Young fish can be drawn to degraded coral reefs by loudspeakers playing the sounds of healthy reefs, according to new research published today [29 November] in Nature Communications.
- Sounds of the past give new hope for coral reef restoration 29 November 2019 Young fish can be drawn to degraded coral reefs by loudspeakers playing the sounds of healthy reefs, according to new research published today [29 November] in Nature Communications.
- Animal embryos evolved before animals 28 November 2019 A new study by an international team of researchers, led by scientists from the University of Bristol and Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, has discovered that animal-like embryos evolved long before the first animals appear in the fossil record.
- Changes in oxygen concentrations in our ocean can disrupt fundamental biological cycles 26 November 2019 New research led by scientists at the University of Bristol has shown that the feedback mechanisms that were thought to keep the marine nitrogen cycle relatively stable over geological time can break down when oxygen levels in the ocean decline significantly.
- University commits significant funding to research global challenges 15 November 2019 The University of Bristol has committed £800,000 from its Quality Related (QR) Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) allocation to support research activities with partners in low and middle income countries.
- Discriminating diets of meat-eating dinosaurs 4 November 2019 A big problem with dinosaurs is that there seem to be too many meat-eaters. From studies of modern animals, there is a feeding pyramid, with plants at the bottom, then plant-eaters, and then meat-eaters at the top.
- University of Bristol to become hedgehog haven 1 November 2019 Spiky visitors to the University of Bristol will receive a warm welcome thanks to a new Hedgehog Friendly Campus campaign.
- How ocean ecosystems recovered after mass extinction event 66 million years ago 21 October 2019 An international team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, have produced an unprecedented record of the biotic recovery of ocean ecosystems that followed after the last mass extinction, 66 million years ago.
- Global research projects co-designed with experts in East Africa awarded UKRI funding 21 October 2019 From helping schools improve earthquake mitigation plans, to enabling farmers to detect fish stocks and seasonal droughts, researchers are collaborating with regional partners in a bid to deliver strategic responses to prescient challenges.
- Scientists 'must be allowed to cry' about destruction of nature 11 October 2019 Scientists witnessing the destruction of the natural world must be supported and "allowed to cry", researchers say.
- Botanic gardens could help mitigate against climate change and biodiversity loss 3 October 2019 The Secretary General of the world's largest plant conservation network, with over 600 members, that links botanic gardens around the world in a shared commitment to save threatened plant species and raise awareness about the importance of plants will give a talk organised by the University of Bristol Botanic Garden next week [Monday 7 October].