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Sea Snakes, Rhinos, And The Close Observation Of Two Tragic Commons

Thanks as always to Conservation, and in this case to Jason G. Goldman for the excellent summaries of scientific findings each week. There is not much happy news in this story, but nonetheless it is critical reading because of the detailed observation of the scientists: 961 more words


Combat Baby

Let’s return to the brood parasitism story.

Last time I left off wondering if it’s possible for hosts to defend themselves against their brood parasites or if they’re damned for eternity. 498 more words

Brood Parasitism

Migrating Wildlife Needs More Than Merely Parks

According to an in-depth atlas project being undertaken by the Wyoming Migration Initiative, many species of wild ungulates (hoofed mammals) require more land than what is currently encompassed in wilderness reserves. 98 more words


National bird vote

Back in the sixties the Robin was voted our favourite bird, but the Urban Birder wants to know if the cheeky Robin is still Britain’s favourite bird. 199 more words


Google Takes Aim at Illegal Fishing

Global Fishing Watch  Will Allow Real-Time Monitoring of Commercial Fishing Fleets World-Wide  - Lucy Craymer – Wall Street Journal - 17 Nov, 9:47 AM

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Energy - A family history

I’ve dipped into history for several posts and after some random research, a pattern seemed to be emerging.  I take the view that technology evolves and allows you to break with the past, however, the past delivered you to the present and you need to learn from it. 1,379 more words



‘Informed Conservation – a guide to understanding historic buildings and their landscapes’ – is now out of date, and out of print, so here is a pdf. 223 more words

Cultural Heritage Management