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Birds, Gastronomy, Cultural Heritage--Is It Entrepreneurial Conservation?

We do not link often to the countless stories of rhino populations being decimated due to poaching, not because they are depressing, which they are; but because there have been no breakthrough entrepreneurial conservation stories related to that tragedy. 1,073 more words


Our Poor Planet

Recently we travelled by train to Bruges in Belgium. We passed through a virtually flat and to all intents and purposes, a treeless landscape. A landscape we take to be the natural form. 372 more words


Out with the old, in with the new

The Arrow Slits

This week, Cliveden Conservation Conservator, Andrea Walker, talks us through the restoration of the arrow slits on the Folly Project.

Arrow slits, also referred to as loopholes, arrow loops or bow loops, are the narrow vertical windows from which castle defenders would have launched arrows from a sheltered position. 266 more words


The Silent Destruction of a South China Sea Coral Reef

In an article published today (21/10/2014) the SCMP details how a disputed reef in the South China Sea has been transformed into the largest island in the… 357 more words


Plastic Bags Going, Going, Gone

Small local moves here and there add up, on occasion, to major change. We are amazed to learn of the scale of the success in the Celtic region with the program to ensure consumers and vendors share in the cost of the environmental mess that plastic bags create. 283 more words


Finding Woodworm

On Tuesday, one of our conservation assistants and a volunteer filmed a short video about some woodworm that had been found in one of the wooden cupboards in Osterley’s Kitchen. 107 more words


Biophilia By Any Other Name

Thanks to Conservation for their regular daily feature, summarizing important research findings related to the environment, and for reminding us in the story below of the great scientist  564 more words