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    Small snails Did you know? Acmella nana, a recently discovered species of the Acmella genus, is so small that, when first discovered, scientists could barely see it with the naked eye. ZooKeys, a journal on ecology, posted an article in 2015 describing the discovery of several additions to the total snail population of Borneo. The … Read more

  • Poo, and koala sustainability

    Poo, and koala sustainability Ever seen your dog eat their sibling’s faeces? Gross right? Well it appears that faecal matter might play a role in nature conservation. Researchers at Queen’s University studied the gastrointestinal microbiomes of koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus), where they observed that some wild koalas would only eat one type of eucalyptus plant, specifically … Read more

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  • Corona…but not the refreshing beverage

    Corona…no not the popular beverage On the 31stof December 2019, the World Health Organization received the first to-be cases of Corona Virus. Symptoms to the likes of pneumonia were being reported, without positive causation. Through the next 36 hours, a further 44 cases were reported of a similar description. Following further investigation, by the 12th … Read more

  • Small snails

    Small snails Did you know? Acmella nana, a recently discovered species of the Acmella genus, is so small that, when first discovered, scientists could barely see it with the naked eye. ZooKeys, a journal on ecology, posted an article in 2015 describing the discovery of several additions to the total snail population of Borneo. The … Read more

  • Poo, and koala sustainability

    Poo, and koala sustainability Ever seen your dog eat their sibling’s faeces? Gross right? Well it appears that faecal matter might play a role in nature conservation. Researchers at Queen’s University studied the gastrointestinal microbiomes of koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus), where they observed that some wild koalas would only eat one type of eucalyptus plant, specifically … Read more