Onkgopotse Seabi is a UP MSc student with @SANBI_FBIP who is doing her bit to reduce the devastation wrought by fruit fly infestations in SA. Read about how her work can contribute to helping maintain affordable fruit and vegetable prices.
Rising temperatures as a result of climate change will affect bird species differently, and their abilities to withstand extremely hot conditions depend on the part of the world that they find themselves in and the climatic region to which their physiology has become adapted over the course of...
Earlier this month, the National Science and Technology Forum announced the finalists for this year’s NSTF-South32 Awards. UP congratulates and celebrates nine of our own researchers who have been nominated!
World Environment Day on 5 June celebrates one single fact that unites the entirety of humanity – we all are on this one planet together, and it’s the only home we have. It is the largest celebration of its kind and is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness...
A breakthrough study from the University of Pretoria has found that small hive beetles trapped inside a honeybee nest sneakily entice the very bees that keep them prisoner into providing them with the best of what there is to feed on in the hive – even some of the queen’s portion.
#International Day of Forests: 'Forest entomology is the key to healthier forests' – UP forestry experts, To raise awareness of the importance of forests and promote more sustainable forestry practices, the United Nations proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests.
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