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It Begins!

We had an exciting day yesterday. It was the first time Roz and I had been up to Nant-y-Meillion since we exchanged and completed, and we were there for an Environmental Impact Assessment from the Welsh government to make sure we were safe to do what we wanted to do and we weren’t going to damage any rare habitat. 359 more words


Towards climate resilient agriculture and food systems: A critical assessment and alternatives to climate-smart agriculture

Position Paper – read full original here

A detailed analysis of current farming policies in the context of “Climate Smart Agriculture” and the need for a radical rethink on attitudes to smallholder agriculture and relevant climate change adaptation practices. 103 more words

Food Security

The impact of people on islands

Since being appointed as an Associate Editor of Vegetation History & Archaeobotany last year I have the pleasure of working on a number of exciting and interesting manuscripts from the tropics. 222 more words

William Gosling

Spectacular Skies - Muir of Dinnet NNR

We’ve had some spectacular skies this week. Even if you don’t like snow, the sky art they produce has been well worth seeing. I, personally, don’t object to snow (unless I’m driving in it) and I’ve been loving watching the showers come in from the west. 889 more words

Muir Of Dinnet NNR


“Despite their popularity, hedgehogs are now something of a rare sight in British gardens – and are in fact disappearing at the same rate as tigers worldwide” … 13 more words

Heritage in Schools

Heritage in Schools is a scheme run by the Heritage Council, here in Ireland. I have recently become a member of the Heritage in Schools… 153 more words


Karl Kjer : An Introduction to Entomology

As a published author, Entomologist Karl Kjer recognizes that while many people may not know the specifics of his field, it is deeply important on a global scale. 121 more words

Karl Kjer