War or Games | My Shetland

Maggie is very much her own sheep. She likes what she likes and much is tolerated by her, but the existence of Pepper is one thing too many. I tell both Pepper and Maggie that they will just have to rub along together. Maggie does not think this is a solution she can agree to. … Read more

‘Interspecies innovation arms race’: cockatoos and humans at war over wheelie bin raids | Sydney

Cockatoos and humans are locked in what Australian researchers have described as “an interspecies innovation arms race”. Sydney residents are resorting to increasingly sophisticated measures to prevent sulphur-crested cockatoos from opening and raiding household wheelie bins, detailed in new research published in the journal Current Biology. Sulphur-crested cockatoos learn to open wheelie bins in Sydney … Read more

RVC to support Ukrainian university throughout war with Russia

The RVC has announced a new partnership to support education and research at a university in Ukraine. The college has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Stepan Gzhytskyi National University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnologies (SGU) in Lviv, which will initially develop a framework to support SGU’s work during the ongoing war with Russia. … Read more

Dead dolphins: how nature became another casualty of the Ukraine war | Conservation

Every spring for the past 30 years, conservationists at the Tuzly Lagoons national park on the Black Sea in Ukraine have been digging shallow channels from the coastal lagoons down to the shoreline, linking the bodies of water together. The rivulets, which used to occur naturally until industrial agriculture plugged the small rivers that fed … Read more