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Cost-benefit trade-offs of bird activity in apple orchards

This is a guest post from my PhD student Rebecca Peisley, who I am co-supervising with Prof Gary Luck. Rebecca will submit her thesis early next year. 750 more words


Woodland pond ahoy!

An impressive amount of hard work has been accomplished at Queen Mary’s Woodland over the last few weeks by SNCV and local resident volunteers, working alongside the Biodiversity Team. 752 more words


KSC 'lucky' Hurricane Matthew damage wasn't worse

Hurricane Matthew caused millions of dollars of damage at KSC, but major facilities are in good condition.

Source: KSC ‘lucky’ Hurricane Matthew damage wasn’t worse… 209 more words


The last of the Limas

Oh the last of the garden is always sad, but the time has come for the good earth in Pennsylvania to take a rest. Today I took the tomato plants down, and that’s always a reality check for me.   285 more words


New Biodiversity Assistant

Something awful has happened to Sutton’s Biodiversity team…

…It’s got me in it!

It’s Adam Asquith, by the way. Hello everyone!

I’ve been volunteering twice weekly with the SNCV for well over a year now, getting my hands dirty with everything from pulling ragwort, to pulling reeds, to pulling thistle, to pulling a muscle in my back. 474 more words


Removing CO2 From the Air Only Hope for Fixing Climate Change, New Study Says | InsideClimate News

Unless atmospheric CO2 levels return to 350 ppm (they’re above 400 ppm now), future generations could face costs that “may become too heavy to bear,” James Hansen paper says. 207 more words


The longer you leave it to solve a problem ...

I don’t know if this is a popular saying or not, but it’s something that’s been with me since childhood:

” … the longer you leave it to solve a problem, the harder it becomes to solve … “

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