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February 27, 2019

This is a tough time to be an invertebrate. Currently, millions of species are likely to be declining at a rate that far exceeds their background rate of extinction. Though more nuanced than the media sometimes suggests ("GET READY FOR THE INSECTAGEDDON!"), insects and...

November 20, 2018

Now back in the swing of it after a laughter-packed night at London Zoo. The event last Thursday, called From stoned sloths to farting fish: comical tales from the animal kingdom  featured myself, Lucy Cooke (broadcaster and author of The Unexpected Truth about Animals...

October 22, 2018

Get ready for some blurb, friends...

How are animals able to bite, run, jump and fly? What special adaptations have they developed over time? BONES takes readers on a fascinating journey through the skeletons of the animal kingdom, with sections focusing on different an...

September 5, 2018

Great to spend the day with MY HERO Michaela Strachan this week. Together we spoke to the media about the threatened status of kiwis, supporting a campaign by Old Mout Cider to raise awareness of their plight.

You can find out more about the campaign by checking out Old...

August 13, 2018

This is one of a few projects we've been keeping under our hat recently, so it's with great pleasure we can talk publicly about it now -- Froglife's TOADSVR is now out on Google Play and it's free to download on Android phones!

This is a simple virtual reality journey...

August 6, 2018

Hey folks, this is a personal post from me (Jules). I am on a romantic downer* after compering at Wilderness Festival on behalf of one of my publishers, Bloomsbury Sigma. We spent the afternoon talking about all sorts on stage including sex robots, fish noises and why...

March 6, 2018

What is it they say? March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb? Well, for us, it's been the exactly that. March has come in like a snarling great lion with a penchant for beautiful books that need completion very, very soon. Of course, we're happy (and very honour...

November 27, 2017

As a method of communicating complex scientific information, Virtual Reality (VR) technology is now surprisingly accessible and ripe with potential. For science communicators, it's an exciting technology. Users can change perspective, seeing otherwise hidden creatures...

September 1, 2017

Those lovely people at Bloomsbury Sigma -publishers of a mind-warping range of excellent and exciting popular science books- are having a September sale. 

You can get eBook versions of all their books (including -COUGH- mine) for the wonderful price of £1.99 o...

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