Curious Kids: what do plants do all day?

In a new article for The Conversation Head of Biology Paul Ashton answers the question “what do plants do all day?” as part of the Curious Kids series by The Conversation which gives children the chance to have their questions about the world answered by experts.

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Five fascinating insights into the inner lives of plants

In a new article for The Conversation Lecturer in Biology Sven Batke looks at the fascinating world of plants and reveals five facts about them you may not know.

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Research proves the importance of insects in the global carbon cycle

A global research project has uncovered new findings on how insects aid in the decomposition of wood, giving vital insights into their role in the carbon cycle and the health of forests around the world.

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Research proves the importance of insects in the global carbon cycle

A global research project has uncovered new findings on how insects aid in the decomposition of wood, giving vital insights into their role in the carbon cycle and the health of forests around the world.

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Edge Hill research project will catalogue and preserve Honduras’ huge variety of ferns

A team of botanists from Edge Hill University have started a project to create the first Flora of over 700 species of Honduran ferns to support vital conservation, botany and climate change research. As part of the Flora project, they recently published the a complete catalogue of Honduran ferns.

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