Scientists from the Faculty of Environmental Engineering of the Wrocław University of Science and Technology are working on measuring instruments and devices that will help in the care of bee families. They have set up an apiary called 'Ulopolis' on the roof of one of the buildings on the main university campus.
Scientists have noticed disturbing changes in the grass snake population near Kraków over the last four decades. Firstly, there was a decrease in the average body size of the snakes, and the proportion of the sexes, in which females used to dominate, is now even, say scientists from the Jagiellonian University. All this can negatively affect the dynamics of the population, they warn.