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An introduction to the evolution of spiders

To fully appreciate the lives of spiders, which at first appear so far detached from our own, it is worth noting their fascinating evolutionary history. Did you know for example that, unlike insects, you can find spiders in the sea? … Continue reading

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Arum maculatum – The Sean Combs of the Plant World

You may not recognise either of the names in the title of this post, but do not worry both have many other names that you will almost certainly be familar with.

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The Campus Lake

The lake at Whiteknights campus is one of my favourite places to walk; it is surrounded by a woodland border which shows a great diversity in plants, fungi and invertebrates as well as birds. In addition to the species I witnessed … Continue reading

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