Bored pigs can start biting each other’s tails. It’s not hard to enrich their lives
Wasp species common to Ireland are making much trouble for insects and birds in New Zealand
Michael Viney: We are extracting aggregates faster than the planet can replace them
Michael Viney: the lion’s mane jellyfish has been medically problematic for a century
Michael Viney: Sandhoppers are the most prolific animals in the ‘splash zone’ above the highest reach of spring tides, and scientists have been fascinated by their navigational capacities
Genetic fingerprinting may be needed to trace the stonewort to the reedy channels of East Anglia
Michael Viney: We have never known about more species – and the list is growing
Michael Viney: Everything we know about how nerves work gleaned from squid nerves
Michael Viney: Stephen Galvin’s work established the long-lived yew as a reliable barometer of environmental change
Red cage fungus, desert locusts and solitary bees
Eye on Nature: Ethna Viney replies to your queries and observations
Michael Viney: D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson belongs on the same shelf as Charles Darwin
Michael Viney: Is Roundup safe or carcinogenic? What about other herbicides?
Ethna Viney on ivy seeds, buzzards, navelwort, beetles and whelk shells
Ethna Viney on ticks, foxes, long-eared owls, mason wasps and silver Y moths
The brilliant CB Moffat anticipated 21st-century avian population dynamics theory
Michael Viney: Hybridising habits and costume changes boost Ireland’s ‘Rosa’ roster
Ethna Viney on moths, caterpillars, flycatchers and bracket fungus
Eye on nature: Ethna Viney replies to your queries and observations
Another Life: New survey finds just 27 sites that fit the EU prescription for perennially vegetated shingle, almost all within special areas of conservation
The facts on sarcocystosis as 400 lamb carcasses are removed from food chain
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