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An Update On Global Coral

A 3 year period of coral killing waters seems to be subsiding, experts say. Corals, when talked about on a global and smaller scale, are both important and fragile; the unfortunate pairing of...

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Why Brambles are Brilliant

Bramble, briar, thorn-bush, blackberry, Rubus fruticosus; all names for a widespread and vigorous plant with arching stems coated in needle-sharp thorns whose success as a species has brought it into regular conflict with...

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The Great Wind Debate

In Scotland over the last few weeks there has been a fair amount of controversy over four wind farms due to be constructed on the East coast of Scotland. These wind farms were...

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Photographer: Mick E. Talbot

In the Spotlight- the European Mole

  The European mole, Tapla europaea, is an often over-looked species here in Britain. Many people will walk past a mole hill on a weekly basis and many children will be able to...

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A Quick Guide to- the Common Cockchafer

  The common cockchafer, Melolontha melolontha, is a rather large beetle that flies about noisily, emitting a loud whirring noise. It is more commonly known as the May Bug and it gets this...

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The Homogenizing of Nature.

Homogenization means to make something ‘uniform or similar’, it is a concept with connotations of blandness and repetitiveness. It could easily be applied to Britain’s high-streets, which are increasingly becoming rows of identical...

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Badgers and Cognitive Dissonance

Another badger cull debate The UK government’s policy of culling badgers as part of tackling bovine tuberculosis (bTB) was debated in parliament for a second time on 27 March 2017 (Transcript/Video). What was...

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