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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ 17h
Scientists from , and , sought to establish the ecological importance of glass frog translucency and, in doing so, have revealed a novel form of camouflage! Find out more at the link below:
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 22
Replying to @The_RHS
Who doesn't love a good houseplant? This article from helps to highlight how houseplants support human health in homes, offices, school and hospitals. Check it out at the below link:
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 22
Replying to @daviddomoney
This wonderful blog by (at the link below) showcases the power of plants on our mental health. David manages to convey some amazing imagery in his writing. Check it out here:
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 22
Replying to @PsychToday
The article at the link from highlights ELEVEN(!) ways plants enhance your mental and emotional health:
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 22
Today for we'll be focusing on how plants can improve your mental health! Check out the tweets in the following thread to get involved in a healthy plant-based lifestyle ๐Ÿ˜ First up, check out the beauty of our living wall!
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 21
Replying to @BristolBioSci
Where possible, even a walk around your neighbourhood counts as exercise. The warm air and sunshine is a great stress reliever, and of course it's hard to argue against the green of the leaves of the trees contrasted with the blue skies!
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 21
Replying to @sustrans
The Bristol to Bath Railway path is a 13 mile traffic free adventure! Check out the website to get into the real detail of this fantastic route at the link below:
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 21
Replying to @BristolBioSci
Go for a run over The Downs! With 412 acres of land, you won't be stuck for space! Especially in these unprecedented times, it is essential to still maintain that 2 metre gap, but with the amount of space available you can get in a worry-free exercise session!
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 21
The theme of this year's is kindness, and to help highlight this we will be focusing on the idea of being kind to yourself. First up, exercise! We will shed light on some of our favourite places to get our serotonin pumping in the following thread!
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andrew hubbard May 21
Humans, ask not what our bees can do for us, ask what we can do for them on their special day. UK has 250+ species of bee, only one of which produces honey.
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 20
Itโ€™s today! The importance of pollinators cannot be understated, as threats to their existence continue to be seen all over the world. Check out the below graphic and see if you can identify the visitors you might get to your garden on any given day!
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 19
Replying to @MHFAEngland
Fact 4: The peak age of onset for an eating disorder diagnosis is between 16 and 20 years.
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UoB Sustainability May 19
Check in with loved ones virtually to connect and look after each other
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 19
Replying to @BristolBioSci
3. 75% of mental illnesses start before a child reaches their 18th birthday, while 50% of mental health problems in adult life (excluding dementia) take root before the age of 15. (source: )
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 19
Replying to @MindCharity
2. It appears that how people cope with mental health problems is getting worse as the number of people who self-harm or have suicidal thoughts is increasing. (source: website)
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 19
Replying to @BristolBioSci
Today we're focusing on facts about mental health: 1. Approximately one in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. (source: )
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Bristol University ๐ŸŽ“ May 18
Clever crickets eavesdrop on the vocal sounds from bats then drop from the sky to evade capture from them, finds a new study from our researchers. ๐Ÿฆ—๐Ÿฆ—๐Ÿฆ—
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 18
Replying to @KeepWellNHS
First up, head over to the website, which is geared towards supporting NHS healthcare workers and local communities. Find out more about how to help in Bristol at the below link:
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 18
Today begins ! We'll be highlighting various ideas and features that can help you be aware of your own (and others' around you) mental health, so check back to this thread every day this week and get stuck into our info.
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UoBristol Bio Sci๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ May 15
Replying to @BristolBioSci
Certain species of plants are also endangered, which fully apparent when you know that Britain's rarest orchid hasn't been seen since 2009! Find out 11 of the UK's most endangered plants at the below link:
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