Author: Rosie Alice

Unsung Wildflowers

I’ve set myself a personal goal recently, to learn more about wildflowers. Apart from the perfect time of year to see blooms, I have always had an interest in all things botanical and...

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One Long Journey: Food Miles In the UK

Food is one thing that everyone is always happy to talk about. But what about food miles? Where food comes from to get to the consumer’s table is a remarkable journey and sometimes,...

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One Noble Butterflys’ Recovery

A blue blooded butterfly? Not quite! But one with a name that implies royalty for sure, the Duke of Burgundy butterfly has had a remarkable journey. Once in serious trouble, this winged wonder...

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What is the Fate of UK Red Squirrels?

I have never seen a red squirrel, though I imagine them to be very nimble. I’ve seen pictures however, where bright red coats and large tails remind me of what I am missing....

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Species Focus: Turtle Dove

Turtle doves, with their upper part feathers mottled chestnut and black, could be called a summer bird. Arriving in spring and leaving in late summer, the migratory Turtle doves’ purr is one of...

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Britains’ Animals Braving the Winter

With winter in full approach and the temperatures lowering, attention is turning to preparing for a bitter winter. Many will remember the heavy snow seen in late February and March earlier this year,...

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Saving Bats With Shelter

Earlier this month, Natural England announced new funding for their project to help churches that house large populations of bats. The UK bat population has historically suffered decline, leading to the decision to...

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