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Amara West 2015 (week 3): from phytoliths to papyrus

Neal Spencer (Keeper, Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan) & Michaela Binder (bioarchaeologist)

Looking back at week 3, the change of pace – and a different kind of work pattern – is striking. 904 more words

New Kingdom

To remove all livestock grazing in the forests

Photo credit: Pixabay

Forest landscape in Kenya

Kenya: Stop Grazing in Forests, Locals Told

By Stephen Rutto

MARAKWET farmers living near Cherangany and Embobut forests have until Saturday to remove all livestock grazing in the forests. 39 more words


Notes on some of the plants and animals on Weston Shore

The shore is a rich habitat and the Friends of Weston Shore are learning more about the natural treasures to be found here! Click on the photos for a closer look. 365 more words



A companion is someone who compliments us in many ways, is always there no matter what. We as humans have had the Earth with us through everything. 195 more words

Allonby Bay consultation now open!

I have written an earlier post about the delights of Allonby Bay, and its inclusion in DEFRA’s list of 37 proposed Marine Conservation Zones.

The public consultation on the proposed MCZs has just opened (Jan 27th), and it’s disappointing that DEFRA have reduced the number of proposals to 23, and that only Allonby Bay and ‘West of Walney’ remain out of the 5 areas originally proposed for the Irish Sea. 155 more words


Climbers, Please Help Protect Caves

Being a climber who’s branched out to the domain of caving, I’ve definitely fantasized about establishing sport routes or boulder problems on the walls and ceilings of caverns I’ve explored. 671 more words