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Humans to blame for mass extinctions according to Aarhus University research

A new study from Aarhus University is blaming humans for the extinction of hundreds of mammal species over the last 100,000 years.

The controversial paper… 401 more words

Birds of Iwokrama Forest

This summer, I joined a team of scientists and university students participating in a long-term study of the biodiversity of the Iwokrama Forest, a sustainable-use reserve covering almost one million acres in central Guyana. 957 more words

Biodiversity

Rye Grass and a bunch of flowers

Perennial Rye Grass (Lolium perenne) is grass number 14 on the Boggy Brae.

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Argyll

Órgiva’s seedy side

How many of the (mainly) men, showing off their chilli eating prowess at Órgiva’s first chilli festival were able to reflect on the significance of what was behind the event, as the heat engulfed them, was doubtful. 404 more words

Wildflower Season - spring has finally sprung!

Last Sunday I managed to escape the house and go for a walk in my local reserve to learn about biodiversity in my area and to see the wondrous native flowers in full bloom now that spring has finally sprung! 202 more words

Personal Interest

One last bite of tuna...

 

“Bluefin tuna is now on every single red list on every single wildlife-conservation organization’s seafood card. But in the time period from when non-profits began listing bluefin in their various ‘do not eat’ columns, global consumption of bluefin has only increased.

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Fisheries