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News and Events


17 May 2021

Neil Philips talks to Jenni Stockan about wood ants on UK Wildlife podcast. They discuss how wood ants live, what effect they have on their habitats and the somewhat bizarre stories of people relocating them, sometimes to some far off places!


18 March 2021

Read Shaila Rao's blog on saving the Narrow-headed ant at Mar Lodge.


November 2020

New research on the evolution of social parasitism in Formica ants and the first global phylogeny.