PODCAST: Is a snack tax on the horizon?
VIDEO: Walk Your Worries Away!
Did you know that walking can actually make you worry less? Join Dr Jen Wild as she tells us about some of the amazing mental health benefits that walking can bring.
ANIMATION: Seabird monitoring - witnesses in the wild
Penguins and other seabirds are under threat. But how can you successfully monitor their populations when they live in hard-to-reach places, such as Antarctica? Watch the animation, and find out how YOU can get involved in this research!
PODCAST: What's an arboretum anyway?
An arboretum is like a "living library"...intrigued? In this episode, we're joined by Ben Jones, Arboretum Curator at the Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum...
VIDEO: Disappearing Bugs
In this episode of LOCKDOWN WALKS meet some of the local bugs that sadly might not be here for much longer...
PODCAST: Did the pandemic make us moodier?
Lockdowns, social distancing, restrictions on 'normal' activities - we've all been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But how has it impacted on our mood and mental wellbeing? We chat to Dr Max Taquet from the Department of Psychiatry to find out.
ANIMATION: Coping with voices: Being with people
Our hope is that this animation inspires more conversations about hearing voices, because nobody should be hearing nasty voices alone.
VIDEO: Meet Your Bird Neighbours
How well do you know your bird neighbours? Become better acquainted in this episode of 'Lockdown Walks', with Oxford biologist Joe Woodman!
PODCAST: Will climate change kill off the great tits?
Our springs are getting warmer, and are arriving earlier. Why is this a problem for great tits? We chat to Dr Charlotte Regan, an ecologist who monitors the Wytham Woods great tit population, to find out.
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