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Light at night spooks alien crayfish!

We have been using electricity as a source of light for over a century, and with a rapidly expanding human population the amount of light pollution at night is increasing every year. (more…)

Testing for DNA in Dog Poo

Will this be the long-term initiative to reduce the UK dog-fouling problem? (more…)

Emily Matthews joins CRIPES!

Emily Matthews has joined the CRIPES group as a PhD student (more…)

Cardiff University Water Research Institute Workshop

On the 4th of January 2016, Jo, Amy, Katie and Emily attended the Cardiff University Water Research Institute Start-up Workshop. This is one of five newly launched institutes which aims to unite Cardiff water researchers tackling the issues surrounding water use and management. (more…)

Competing crayfish in crisis!

A recent paper by Cripes members Jo James, Rhidian Thomas and Prof Jo Cable and collaborators, has shown that the introduction of a relatively new non-native species, the virile crayfish (Orconectes virilis) may be bad news for the established signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) in the River Lea, London. (more…)

Wales Ecology and Evolution Network Meet 2015

Halloween 2015 saw the return of the Wales Ecology and Evolution Network (WEEN) meet at Gregynog Hall, mid-Wales. WEEN’15 united masters, PhD and Post doctoral researchers from Aberystwyth, Bangor, Cardiff and Swansea Universities to (more…)

BSP Spring Meeting 2016 – Dates for the Diary