Your internal clock influences most of your bodily functions, but it also means you’re susceptible to jet-lag. Katherine Hubbard explores why this phenomenon happens, the similarities between human and plant clocks, and how we can use this knowledge to increase food production on Earth and beyond.
Experience the phenomenon of the monarch butterfly and its 3,000 mile migration in Rob MacKay's magnificent audio-visual installation. Become immersed in the real-time forest soundscape of its roosting grounds while butterfly expert Lincoln Brower narrates your journey.
In this delightfully doggy event, discover the experimental techniques scientists use to gain insights into canine cognition and find out how man’s best friend really thinks.
Warning: This event will include cute dogs.
What sounds does a tree make? Find out for yourself with Alex Metcalf's Tree Listening Project which uses highly sensitive microphones to make audible the inner workings of trees, live. As seen on BBC One's "Judi Dench: My Passion for Trees".
Antarctica is often seen as an untouched frozen wilderness, but beneath the ice lies a different story. With concerns over plastic pollution at an all-time high, Cath Waller delves into the scale of the problem at the south pole and crucially, what can be done about it.
Join the ZSL team, Rob Deaville, Matthew Perkins and Charlotte Coales, for a unique opportunity to watch a live cetacean dissection. Explore why whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans) strand around the UK's coast, and what role we play in these …
Take a journey with us to explore The Deep after hours and plunge from the sunlight to midnight zones of the big blue. Immerse yourself in ocean-themed story-telling and get hands on with the most exciting sea-life research happening in the local area (and beyond), all whilst surrounded by the spect…
Rising sea temperatures are having a huge impact on coral reefs. But some corals are fairing better than others, giving a glimmer of hope for their future. Could a better understanding of their resilience mechanisms provide the answers to their salvation? Heidi Burdett thinks so, an…