A deadly fungus is killing frogs around the world, but the bacteria on their skin could protect them

Researchers in Costa Rica have found that some bacteria on the skin of amphibians prevent growth of the fungus responsible for what has been dubbed ‘the amphibian apocalypse’. Published in the journal Microbiology, the research identified a number of bacteria which could growth of the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd). One particularly dangerous strain of the fungus, called BdGPL-2, is responsible forContinue reading “A deadly fungus is killing frogs around the world, but the bacteria on their skin could protect them”

Sustainable Travel Tips Post COVID-19 – guest post by Luke Smith

COVID-19 has completely upended daily activities and routines. Practically every aspect of life has been touched by the pandemic, whether you’re talking about social distancing and wearing face masks when you visit your favourite pub or working and attending school remotely. Another major area of life that’s been affected — or more accurately halted —Continue reading “Sustainable Travel Tips Post COVID-19 – guest post by Luke Smith”