News tagged with environment

Mountain birds beat the odds

Mountain chickadees (Poecile gambeli), a North American bird in the tit family, store away food for later occasions. These birds are found at different elevations where varying winter conditions are experienced. Previous ...

dateFeb 25, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Acting 'out of character' in the workplace

Look around your workplace – and ask yourself which colleagues you'd describe as extravert and which as introvert. Perhaps your most talkative workmate is actually an introvert? Research by Sanna Balsari-Palsule, a PhD ...

dateFeb 20, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Case study of microplastics in the ocean

Plastic: its ubiquity and longevity is having a significant impact on the marine environment. That's the diagnosis of one of the world's leading experts in the field, Professor Richard Thompson, who is providing evidence ...

dateFeb 19, 2015 in Environment
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Technology changing teacher's role

Along with technological development, traditional teaching methods have been challenged by various technologically enhanced teaching and learning methods. This trend has received mixed reactions: On the one hand it is feared ...

dateFeb 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
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