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Bugs, Butterflies and Beautiful Flowers

Chalk grassland is one of the richest habitats in Western Europe. Now, thanks to agricultural intensification, fertiliser and chemical application, fragmentation and unsuitable management we have lost much of what once was. 232 more words


May 23, 2017:

On the third full day of the journey, the group had one final look at the Spanish colonial architecture of Guatemala’s second largest city, Quetzaltenango (Xela). 827 more words

Biologists, Business, and Biodiversity: Natural Selection in the Market may Create unlikely Allies

Environmental and economic challenges assail the globe. Finding common ground whereupon biologist’s and business’s energy can focus may help reverse the crisis’ momentum.

Generally speaking, biologist’s and business person’s worldviews differ. 593 more words


Birds in the Muckleford Forest

We’ve just started ten bird survey transects in the Muckleford Forest!

There is a new page on our website with all the details. Let us know if you want to join in! 48 more words


Give me Some Space

On almost every continent the environment is in threat of non-native invasive species. What is an invasive species you ask? A non native invasive species is anything from a fungus, plant, or animal species that is not from a specific location and can have a nasty habit of causing damage to the environment and native species in the area. 337 more words

NOT TOO LATE – we’re nearly at the end of this year’s Great British Bee Count but there is still a chance to join in and record bee sightings in the North York Moors up to the end of June. 59 more words

North York Moors

Victorian Government grapples with forestry dilemma

The simple fact that the native forest industry is fundamentally unsustainable has confronted governments around the nation. Victoria is faced with, on the one hand, the possible extinction of its faunal emblem Leadbeater’s Possum, and on the other, closing down the native forest industry with potential job losses. 1,118 more words