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Le Plateau d'Argentine

The small village of Argentine, so small it is now linked with nearby Rochebeaucourt as La Rochebeaucourt-et-Argentine, sits peacefully at one end of a long limestone plateau above the river Nizonne looking over the rolling hills of the Charente to the west. 752 more words

Butterflies

West Kent's Chalk Hills

High Elms Country Park near Downe is a procession of pushchairs, straining dogs and track-suited walkers meandering and marching under tall pines and Wellingtonias ( 912 more words

Butterflies

Parks Are Smart

A report was recently released by CPAWS (Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society) recommending steps for Canada to reach its target of 17% of landscapes protected by 2020. 315 more words

Pondering

Hunting Pinks

The wheat and oil seed rape has dried to a soft gold in a blink. The huge fields are somehow less mundane than when growing dull, deep green. 640 more words

Plants

Up Fackenden Down

The change in the meadows at Fackenden Down over the last two weeks of June is marked; the fragrant orchids (Gymnadenia conopsea) are in their prime in mid June but tiring by the end of the month whereas the pyramidal orchids ( 267 more words

Plants

LET'S DISCOVER THE HIDDEN BEAUTY OF BALINSASAYAO TWIN LAKES

Lake Balinsasayao is one of two small but deep crater lakes rising 1,000 feet (300 m) above sea level located 12 km (7.5 mi) west of the town of  543 more words

Nature

Ustad: The Tiger. What a Maneater means to India

Ustad means Boss.

In Ranthambore tiger reserve, a big male tiger has just been shifted. Formally called T-24 (Tiger 24), but known much better as Ustad, he is accused of killing four people. 474 more words

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