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Truth or fiction: gardens can save our wildlife

Truth or fiction: gardens can save our wildlife

5 hours ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Can small isolated patches of habitat really offset the damage we are doing to our environment? Professor of biodiversity and conservation Kevin Gaston provides the answer.
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Big Butterfly Count: Which common UK species to look for

Big Butterfly Count: Which common UK species to look for

21 hours ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

The UK public has been asked to take part in the world's largest butterfly count, to see if the nation is experiencing a once-in-a-decade phenomenon. Butterfly Conservation...
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Restoration of Thames Estuary begins to conserve native oysters

Restoration of Thames Estuary begins to conserve native oysters

3 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

A conservation partnership is underway to create a Mother Oyster Sanctuary in Essex which will help restore the native British oyster.
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Species on the move

3 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

A total of 55 animal species in the UK have been displaced from their natural ranges or enabled to arrive for the first time on UK shores because of climate change over the...
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Nature lovers will also enjoy the sound of ceilidh music

3 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Visitors to Scotland's national nature reserves will this summer be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery with some ceilidh music. Scottish Natural Heritage has teamed up with...
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Australian ants prepared for ‘Insect Armageddon'

5 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

Researchers studied ants in the Simpson Desert for 22 years and found that local changes in climate, such as long-term increases in rainfall, combined with human efforts to...
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The big blue gap in the Green New Deal

6 days ago   |   Grist

In February, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey introduced a resolution to Congress calling for an ambitious re-imagining of the U.S. economy - one...
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RSPB - Wildlife on reserves 2018

RSPB - Wildlife on reserves 2018

7 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Around 16,500 species have been recorded on RSPB reserves, of which more than 3,000 are of conservation concern.
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ZSL frog conservation film

7 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Be sure to watch this video about the spread of disease and the impact it could have on our Common Frogs. Please think twice before moving spawn, tadpoles or frogs between...
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What shapes your beliefs about the climate crisis? It's not just left vs. right

9 days ago   |   Grist

Unless you've lost your home to a super-charged hurricane, evacuated from wildfire country, or survived some other kind of climate disaster, it's not too hard to live as if we...
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Championship TV fixtures 2019/20: Sky Sports listings for EVERY match live...

Championship TV fixtures 2019/20: Sky Sports listings for EVERY match live on TV and online

The Championship will return in 2019/20 to flex its muscles as one of the greatest football leagues in the world. Millions will flock to the Premier League as their default... Read more ...

Management of wildflower-rich meadows

Management of wildflower-rich meadows

Wildflower-rich meadows are very rare and important habitats. Some of these grasslands support an amazing number of wildflower species as well as providing habitats for many... Read more ...

The Guardian readers on wildflower verges

The Guardian readers on wildflower verges

Verge planted with non-native flowers The Guardian newspaper has published a series of letters from readers about wildflower verges. ‘The impact is tremendous': readers on... Read more ...

Truth or fiction: gardens can save our wildlife

Truth or fiction: gardens can save our wildlife

Can small isolated patches of habitat really offset the damage we are doing to our environment? Professor of biodiversity and conservation Kevin Gaston provides the answer. Read more ...

Lewis Capaldi has fans in stitches as he goes for a pee half way through gig...

Lewis Capaldi has fans in stitches as he goes for a pee half way through gig - and takes his mic

He decided to take the microphone with him and keep the crowd entertained when nature called. Read more ...

Woman ‘beheads her mother' during row as boy, 4, looks on

Woman ‘beheads her mother' during row as boy, 4, looks on

Police officers who attended the scene have been offered counselling A woman has been charged with murder after allegedly decapitating her mother as a four-year-old relative... Read more ...

Big Butterfly Count: Which common UK species to look for

Big Butterfly Count: Which common UK species to look for

The UK public has been asked to take part in the world's largest butterfly count, to see if the nation is experiencing a once-in-a-decade phenomenon. Butterfly Conservation... Read more ...

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies

Painted Lady, Tattenhoe Park High numbers have reached UK in past six weeks and many of their offspring will emerge during Big Butterfly Count Read more ...

Thousands of truck drivers have lost their jobs this year in the trucking...

Thousands of truck drivers have lost their jobs this year in the trucking 'bloodbath.' Here's what's behind the slowdown in the $800 billion industry

Trucking has not flourished in 2019. But the reasons for the trucker slowdown are murky and not altogether clear. Much of the trucking-industry "bloodbath" can be traced back... Read more ...

Douneside House: A taste of Scotland with lovely views

Douneside House: A taste of Scotland with lovely views

Nature laid on a perfect feast for our journey from Aberdeen to Douneside House on Royal Deeside for dinner in a former country mansion. I'm embarrassed to admit it, but after... Read more ...