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Battle rages to stop Belfast nature reserve fire

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Dozens of firefighters battled two major gorse fires in the Belfast area at the weekend.
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Belfast residents told to close windows as firefighters tackle large gorse fire in Harbour Estate

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Around 40 firefighters are tackling a large gorse fire at a nature reserve in Belfast Harbour Estate.
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New competition encourages young filmmakers to explore wonders of nature by Into Film

19 days ago   |   Northern Ireland Screen

Northern Ireland's young people are being encouraged to channel their inner Sir David Attenborough by making a movie about the wonders of nature. Film Education Charity Into...
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Tributes flow for Roma Tomelty, Northern Ireland theatre's 'extraordinary force of nature'

Tributes flow for Roma Tomelty, Northern Ireland theatre's 'extraordinary force of nature'

1 month ago   |   Belfast telegraph

One of the most influential cornerstones of the theatre in Northern Ireland, Roma Tomelty, has died.
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What I learnt from my BES POST Fellowship 2019

What I learnt from my BES POST Fellowship 2019

The Place: Working in Parliament is a privilege. The buildings are spectacular and as a POST Fellow, you are allowed to explore both houses of Parliament. We also ventured onto... Read more ...

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How lockdown is changing the ecology of our cities?

How lockdown is changing the ecology of our cities?

Over the past few months cities around the world have shared similar images of empty streets, makeshift hospitals, commuters wearing masks, and of messages of support for... Read more ...

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Lack of insects in cities limits breeding success of urban birds

Researchers at the University of Pannonia, Hungary and the University of Sheffield, UK found that providing high quality supplementary food to urban great tits, in the form of... Read more ...

Obituary: Lord May of Oxford

Obituary: Lord May of Oxford

Our friend and colleague Bob May died at the end of April, age 84, after a long illness. He was a remarkable man, and without doubt the leading theoretical ecologist of our... Read more ...

Seeking the healing balm of nature in lockdown, author HUGH WARWICK set out...

Seeking the healing balm of nature in lockdown, author HUGH WARWICK set out to tame a young robin

Hedgehogs. I love them. I have been involved in hundreds of talks, radio interviews and TV appearances about hedgehogs. I even do stand-up comedy about hedgehogs. Read more ...

Daily fix of nature from the back garden gets teen through lockdown

Daily fix of nature from the back garden gets teen through lockdown

You don't have to go far to enjoy nature in lockdown. Zach Haynes, 16, explains how he's got the most out of his back garden while he can't go anywhere else. Read more ...

The 2021 Honda Insight is an efficient but inconspicuous hybrid

The 2021 Honda Insight is an efficient but inconspicuous hybrid

The 2021 Honda Insight is the third-generation hybrid to bear the name. This one shares a platform with the Civic but manages to look more inconspicuous. [credit: Honda ] Did... Read more ...

The Circular Economy must be a key player in the fight against Climate Change

The Circular Economy must be a key player in the fight against Climate Change

Earlier this year, figures showed that resource consumption around the world had increased more than eight per cent in just two years from 93 billion tonnes in 2015 to 100.6... Read more ...

OUR PICKS: LONDON FESTIVAL OF Architecture Digital

OUR PICKS: LONDON FESTIVAL OF Architecture Digital

Back of the Evelope blog, 29 May 2020 The London Festival of Architecture returns this June as a new digital festival. Architecture Design Fashion team have listed a few of the... Read more ...