By Joshua B Longmore, Abdulaziz Alsubhi, Tom E Dale
Autumn has arrived and the seasons are changing; with this the flora and fauna of the Bournemouth area has been transformed into a medley of colour and vibrance. We took a tour through the New Forest to further explore:
Studies have shown that climate change has affected the behaviour of migrating birds, trees coming into leaf, and frogs spawning. Research in the 1970s revealed a direct link between hibernation and the climate which marked a difference in hedgehog hibernation patterns across the UK. With the help of the public, scientists will be repeating the survey to see what effect climate change is having on the hedgehogs in England.