Tagged: camera traps

Caught on camera: animal ‘selfies’ show forest protection works - News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor Jan 20, 2016

They might not know they’re on candid camera, and they certainly don’t smile, but wildlife caught on camera are helping scientists confirm their existence and prove forest protection works. Leopard (Panthera pardus) in Nouabale Ndoki National Park, Republic of Congo. Camera traps have become more commonly used to find out what wild animals do while no-one’s watching, but a study … Read More

From bosons to Bigfoot: six science mysteries that might be solved in 2016 - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 05, 2016

Gavin Hesketh, UCL; Louise Gentle, Nottingham Trent University, and Simon Cotton, University of Birmingham From the origin of life to the fate of the universe, there’s plenty scientists simply don’t know. But they are making progress. 2015 has been a great year for science: we’ve seen the agreement of climate deal, pictures of dwarf … Read More