TheBiologistVol 69 No 2 • Summer 2022

THE MAGAZINE OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY www.rsb.org.uk

INSIDE

DEEP-SEA MINING

Unique species under threat on hydrothermal vents

REWILDING LITE

Can livestock be used to recreate

‘wild’ spaces?

WAR ON NATURE

How conflict shapes & destroys

ecosystems

How the cat got its stripes

The genes that control colour and pattern in the domestic cat