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Christmas Special: Insects in Antartica
Merry Christmas! Today on the show we're talking to Jesamine Bartlett ( @JesamineCB), about her work with Eretmoptera murphyi, a fascinating flightless midge in Antarctica. Cold... Christmas... get it?!
Bonus: Ento 17!
We went to the UK's biggest entomological conference: Ento 17! In this special bonus episode you can hear quick interviews with the attendees. Show notes Interviewees: Jordan Ryder Roy Sanderson Michelle Davis Jenny Hodgson Darren Evans Jasper Hubert (+Koppert) Michael Hassell Vicki Senior Ashleigh Whiffin Matthew Esh Gordon Port
How to grow a bee
This time Liam is asking Nick about his work culturing bees, so if you ever wondered how to grow a bee then this will be for you! ...As long as it's Osmia bicornis. Music as always by Kevin MacLeod at Incompetech.com, disco medusae is the intro! Show Notes Osmia bicornis Nick's industrial partner - Biobest Rearing Osmia spp. Lengthening Megachile rotundata diapause Problems of commercialisation Overwintering is not good for lipids iRecord app BWARs Website Some of the problems...
This time we're letting the public do the talking for us! We're chatting to people at the insect festival in York all about insects. We also have an interview with Fran Sconce, who talks to us all about outreach in entomology. There's also some of the usual waffle from us.