Over the past 60 years since bird feeders first became commercially available, humans have been changing bird populations across the UK. The overall effect has generally been positive, with an increase in the prevalence of Wood Pigeons, and a shift in the migration pattern of Eurasian Blackcaps, but as with most changes, there is a word of warning… Live interview with BBC Radio Oxford.
Each year one quarter of the UK population buys a new Christmas jumper, despite a third of the UK already owning one, which made me think – what impact does this have on the environment?
Recorded for the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP) as part of Maths Week England. More resources available here.