SEEN is written by Dr Judith Lock, a Senior Teaching Fellow in the University of Southampton’s Centre for Biological Sciences SEEN (Southampton Ecology & Evolution News) is an email of interesting links, including employability information, which I sent to all University of Southampton Biology and Zoology students every fortnight during term-time, archived on this blog. SEEN […]
Animal Tracker: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mpio.movebank&hl=en_GB A really great app that allows you to see the movements of hundreds of tagged animals across the world that researchers use to track organisms’ migration routes.
The Giant Squid (Architeuthis dux): After finishing up Other Minds (Peter Godfrey-Smith), a book about alien intellect and cognition in cephalopods, as well as taking a tour of the NHM’s spirit collection which houses one of the only caught Giant Squid in the world (affectionately known as “Archie” despite probably being female), I was compelled […]
(11/06/2019) Brazil wins legal fight over 100-million-year-old fossil bounty: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01781-8 (13/06/2019) Some Canadian lakes still store DDT in their mud: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/some-canadian-lakes-still-store-ddt-their-mud?tgt=nr (13/06/2019) Bermuda land snail: An animal “back from the dead”: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-48527398 (14/06/2019) Many of the world’s rivers are flush with dangerous levels of antibiotics: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/world-rivers-dangerous-levels-antibiotics?tgt=nr Book of the Week (brilliant idea Tom!) […]