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Ecologist Spotlight: April Blakeslee

Welcome to the Ecologist Spotlight column!

We seek out ecologists with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to highlight their work and share their stories and experiences. Thank you to… 1,414 more words


Area's natural history is the star in "The Wild North East - Scotland’s Natural Gem"

A short film highlighting the wonderful wildlife and wild places throughout the north east of Scotland was launched last week.

“The Wild North East – Scotland’s Natural Gem” was commissioned by the North East Scotland Biodiversity Partnership, of which Aberdeenshire Council is an active member and supporter. 216 more words

Local Blog

The flowers, the bees, and the tractor: a true story

Yesterday I was up and out early with colleagues and students to carry out the first of this season’s spring bird surveys of the University of Northampton’s new Waterside Campus – … 306 more words


Wishtree is a kind of a genie

Hindu mythology describes Kalpavriksha (wish tree) as a kind of a genie. Kalpavriksha is not one but many different trees revered and protected owing to its mythological significance and the benefits (or wishes) it provides. 238 more words


Cock-of the-Rock and Baby Gorilla...

Andean cock-of-the-rock, the national bird of Peru, living in ‘secondary’ Peruvian Amazon rainforest, which is regenerating after human disturbance. Secondary forest accounts for 53% of the world’s forests and is of extreme scientific importance for conserving biodiversity.

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First slide

Wooowyyy it is done. The slide show is finished and the text is send for translation into Portuguese.
The slide will also form the pages of a booklet with additional information. 98 more words


Innovative Efforts of D.F.O Tiruvannamalai

The UN celebrates ‘International Forest Day’ on the 21st March every year. The theme for this year is ‘Forest and Sustainable Cities’. This theme is very much applicable to cities like Tiruvannamalai which is fast becoming the international hub of spiritual tourism. 170 more words