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This week’s Tuesday volunteer task was my first visit to Blackwater Common. Not an extensive Common, more a remnant, a strip of land managed on behalf of Blackwater and Hawley Town Council. 107 more words


Life Lessons

I originally wrote this blog post last year and saved it as a draft that until recently I had forgot about!

“In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand; and we will understand only what we have been taught.” 509 more words

Wildlife and human nutrition

Photo credit: CIFOR

A mother and her children on the road to Kinsagani, Democratic Republic of Congo. A new study has found a link between availability of bushmeat and child stunting in the Congo Basin. 196 more words

Food / Food Security

Sustainable Use and Conservation of Natural Resources for Future Generations

Water is one of the precious and the most needed natural resource in our daily life 1. Life without water is unable to think about. The highly precious source of water is natural springs and rivers. 59 more words

Where are the BEES?

Where are they? Where are the bees?  We’re not taking sides on this problem because no one seems to have the answers on why it is happening or what to do. 134 more words


Study asks why enviro-mangers shy away from science when making decisions

Now, here’s a scary little piece of research on environmental bureaucrats and their use of science when making decisions.

Or do they use science? A study by the University of Cambridge in Britain seems to suggest that generational change may be needed to shake up a stubborn refusal by eco-bureaucrats to consider new research. 493 more words


V3 Accepting Applications for Summer Environmental Field Technicians

V3 Companies is a growth-oriented organization based in Woodridge IL providing professional environmental engineering, construction, and science-related services. V3’s Construction & Ecological Restoration Division is seeking qualified candidates to fill multiple Field Technician positions… 233 more words