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Park Gate and Points East

Park Gate Down is a dry valley hidden in the well-wooded hills between Stelling Minnis and Elham. The string of three small meadows, wrapped in dark, dense woodland, are ungrazed chalk grassland full of famous orchids, myriad other plants and insects. 615 more words

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Shoreham on the Verge

The A225 sweeps the edge of the downs above the Darenth, passing Lullingstone’s long history; the railway runs the same route, switching sides on Victorian brick bridges. 414 more words

British Wildlife

National and State Heritage Laws

Article 51 A (f) of the Constitution of India states that “It shall be the duty of every citizen of India to value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture.”

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Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

The paths around the flooded gravel workings are amongst tall woodlands of alder Alnus glutinosa and willows Salix spp. The view of the largest lake travels across low bare islands of mud and stone. 461 more words

British Wildlife

Bough Beech in Late April

Bough Beech reservoir sits beneath the woodland that cloaks the North Downs. In late April, the long expanse of bright water is hardly stirred by a cold breeze.  549 more words

Birds

Some fracking controls now in force – but not all

Rules on fracking, set out in the Infrastructure Act, came into force today.

They are in section 50 of the act, which sets the depth at which fracking is prohibited and creates an official definition based on the volume of fluid used. 723 more words

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