Author: Jessica Howard

The Importance of Parks and Green Spaces

In the past couple of weeks the beautiful weather has seen people flocking outside to enjoy the sun. Parks are filled with people picnicking, barbecuing, and generally enjoying the great outdoors, in small...

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The Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan: Not Far Enough?

The Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan: Not Far Enough?

The Tory government has finally released its long-awaited 25 year environment plan or ‘Green Plan’, claiming that they will be “the first generation to leave a better environment than we inherited it.” But...

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Do Squirrels Hibernate?

A couple of frosty mornings ago I was stood in the garden watching the squirrels running along the fence and I wondered, when do squirrels go into hibernation? Do squirrels hibernate? For some...

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The Warrior Face of the Heikegani Crab

The Heikegani crab is a creature with a very unique feature; it has the face of the ancient Japanese sumo warrior on its shell. Native to Japan, these crabs are revered as sacred...

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