Lab work

When people consider ecological research, I think they mostly concentrate on the fieldwork – chasing butterflies and collecting samples. However, although this is certainly an important part of the project (and great fun), much more time in research is spent in entering data, in analysis and, for entomologists, in identification…

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Oil palm yield

The research centre here at SMARTRI is a hive of activity, with researchers studying everything from the effect of rodenticides on barn owls to the carbon dynamics of an oil palm estate. By working with such a diverse team, the BEFTA Project has been able to collate data on a…

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