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Our sunbird pollen transport network is a first for an Afromontane forest. In fact, it is the first sunbird pollen transport network ever and shows how the sunbird species in Ngel Nyaki forest transport pollen of a very wide range of flower types.   Promiscuous pollinators—Evidence from an Afromontane sunbird–plant pollen transport network
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Ecological Trail
But should we? What are the potential consequences to our environment? Ascensao et al May 2018 discuss in  https://www.researchgate.net/publication/325155394_Environmental_challenges_for_the_Belt_and_Road_Initiative . Bill Laurance describes it as the environmentally riskiest venture ever  http://alert-conservation.org/issues-research-highlights/2018/5/23/chinas-belt-road-is-environmentally-riskiest-venture-ever This Wednesday, 9am in UC Biology we (Fouth Year Conservation) are debating the Belt and Road scheme- anyone welcome!
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Invasion Monkey Flower
Summer Scholarship Project Title: Genetic variation in invasive populations of Monkey Flower Project Number: 231 An opportunity for a summer scholarship in my lab working on invasive species ecology – you will be part of a team investigating the invasive potential of the monkeyflower, Erythranthe guttata in New Zealand. We will collect samples of monkey...
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Biplang PhD Blog
Biplang Yadok has successfully completed his PhD oral exam with Nobby Cordeiro as oral examiner. Biplang investigated the ecology of the African Giant Pouched Rat (Cricetomys sp. Nov) in Ngel Nyaki forest. Biplangs study is the most comprehensive investigation into the ecology of this widespread African African rat genus. Papers on different aspects of his...
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