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NatSCA Conservation Photo Competition

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In the run up to the NatSCA Caring for Natural Science Collections one-day conservation conference (Oxford University Museum of Natural History, 17th October 2018) we are running a social media photo competition. 856 more words

Advocating Collections

The Value Of Pollinating Bees

We love all creatures great and small, even (we try as best we can) the pesky ones. It is not because we are generous, though we hope we are. 358 more words


Sand Piracy Is A Thing. A Bad Thing.

Building hotels in Kerala, India from 2010 to 2017 we came to know about sand pirates from a very close up perspective. When their boats were speeding past the houseboats we operated, we detected the carefree sense with which they carried out their mission. 292 more words


The Destruction of Lizard Mound County Park Woods

The below images will be rather self explanatory. Lizard Mound County Park Woods was a 28-acre remnant of the pre-settlement mesic and dry-mesic forest in Washington County, Wisconsin and consists of a high canopy of maple, basswood, beech, red oak, white oak, and Hill’s oak over a rich ground layer of wild leek, spring beauty, poke milkweed, maidenhair fern, both rough-seeded and black-seeded rice grass, partridgeberry, trilliums, various woodland sedges, and many other increasingly rare woodland plants. 260 more words

Native Plants

Stopping litter in its tracks

Great Ocean Road Coast’s conservation team recently undertook works to address an old overgrown drain at Torquay’s back beach, emptying into the sea near Voss’ car park. 261 more words


World Elephant Day

Our fascination with elephants is evident throughout the history of this site, and are heartened by actions taken toward increased conservation of these magnificent animals. 781 more words


Spying On Whales, For Our Sake As Well As Theirs

It may be too late, but this is too important to pretend it does not matter. It is not too late to learn from our mistakes. 689 more words