A day doesn’t pass without mention of the environment at the moment, and for good reason. But as stories flood in about the damage done to our natural world, it can be all too easy to take a backseat and think that it’s best left to the experts. The truth is, though, that a huge … Continued
Around the world, many zoos, aquariums and conservation facilities are investing significant time and money into captive breeding – helping to increase and control population numbers of species facing challenges in the wild. The practice can help struggling species to thrive and help increase education and awareness around the challenges faced in the natural world. … Continued
Bristol Aquarium has successfully bred over 20 endangered Phantasmal poison frogs (Epipedobates tricolor). This is an important conservation breeding as their numbers are in decline in the wild. They grow around 2.5cm and are red/ brown in colour with yellow stripes.
Bristol Aquarium discovers how Artificial Floating Islands can help create habitats for fish Bristol Aquarium is currently hosting a PhD Experiment on Artificial Floating Islands (AFIs). The experiment aims to discover how AFIs are utilised by native fish in a controlled environment.
Social media and the news might be waging war against packaging but it’s hard to believe when you walk down the aisles of a supermarket. Individually packaged snacks, shrink-wrapped fruit and veg: almost everything is snugly tucked into plastic sleeves, trays, and bags.
There’s something exciting about the freshness of the September air when a new school year begins. It’s a great time to think about the future.
We are proud to help raise awareness for WaterAid! If you take clean water for granted, you’re not alone. Many of us take having access to clean water in our homes or work places in the UK for granted.
The UK and the US use a combined total of 550 million plastic straws each DAY – and unfortunately it’s safe to say that not all 550 million of these plastic weapons are recycled.
It’s hard to imagine the extent to which our weekly shop affects the environment, but the collective impact of our food-buying habits is clear to see in the seas.
All you have to do is watch five minutes of the news to know that our planet is changing rapidly. The ice caps are melting, our oceans are filled with plastic waste, and slowly but surely we’re mining away our resources.