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Tag / Ecology

EXPERT COMMENT: Ruffled feathers: angry Britons’ battle with dive-bombing birds moves inland

EXPERT COMMENT: Ruffled feathers: angry Britons’ battle with dive-bombing birds moves inland

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2017 13:40 GMT

Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology, writes about the problem of dive-bombing seagulls for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: The captivating “personalities” of the animal stars in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

EXPERT COMMENT: The captivating “personalities” of the animal stars in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2016 14:33 GMT

Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about the experiences of invertebrates participating in TV reality show 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here'.

EXPERT COMMENT: Snow leopard ‘rape’: what was really going on?

EXPERT COMMENT: Snow leopard ‘rape’: what was really going on?

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2016 11:38 GMT

​Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about the anthropomorphism of animals in response to the recent episode of BBC One's Planet Earth II.

EXPERT COMMENT: Filthy rich? Insects prefer to live in wealthier houses research says

EXPERT COMMENT: Filthy rich? Insects prefer to live in wealthier houses research says

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2016 15:28 BST

​Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria, writes about households becoming biodiversity hotspots for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Save the environment from posh crusties – it’s a working-class issue too

EXPERT COMMENT: Save the environment from posh crusties – it’s a working-class issue too

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2016 12:34 BST

​Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about climate change for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Why don’t we wipe mosquitoes off the face of the Earth?

COMMENT: Why don’t we wipe mosquitoes off the face of the Earth?

Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2016 15:42 GMT

​Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about mosquitoes for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Cuddly parasites: how teddy bears got their claws into children

COMMENT: Cuddly parasites: how teddy bears got their claws into children

Press Releases   •   Dec 21, 2015 10:56 GMT

​Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, discusses teddy bears for The Conversation.

Modern technology making data-gathering more effective for ecologists

Modern technology making data-gathering more effective for ecologists

Press Releases   •   May 27, 2015 11:10 BST

​ECOLOGISTS and environmentalists recently joined staff and students at Northumbria University to explore how new advances are transforming the field.

Make mine a double! Innovative eco project wins two national awards

Make mine a double! Innovative eco project wins two national awards

Press Releases   •   Dec 11, 2014 00:00 GMT

A social enterprise project aimed at transforming former young offenders into environmental guardians has won two national awards in 24 hours.

Graduate wins top professional ecology award

Graduate wins top professional ecology award

Press Releases   •   Jul 07, 2014 00:00 BST

A graduate from Northumbria has been announced as the winner of a coveted environmental award.