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Bees & Weeds Installed

Our 6 month Bees & Weeds research project has finally delivered results.  During the past week we adopted guerrilla marketing tactics to promote the project, carrying out interventions in the streets of Oxford – installing and photographing cycle seat covers on scores of bikes around the city. 462 more words


Happy International Day of Forests

Ever wondered what our world would be like without our forests? Well we wouldn’t be here to find out that’s for sure!

It’s very easy for us to underestimate just how important our forests are without seeing first-hand the effects of a forest-free world. 336 more words

Climate Change

Water everywhere... Happy World Water Day!

Hey everyone! World Water Day is today, and we’ve come up with this special post to share how forests, such as the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, and water, such as our Macritchie Reservoir, go hand in hand to ensure a thriving ecosystem! 576 more words

World Water Day 2015: MARS, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Development

On Sunday March 22nd, people from around the world will get together to mark World Water Day 2015.  Organised by the UN-Water programme and now in its 22nd year, World Water Day is designed to focus attention on global water issues, and to celebrate the role of water in all of our lives. 748 more words


China farming boom has left ecosystems in danger of total collapse

Editor’s Note: Written by Professor John Dearing.

China’s push for more intense farming has kept its city dwellers well-fed and helped lift millions of rural workers out of poverty. 734 more words