Category: Conservation

By Peter Trimming -, CC BY 2.0,

How to Protect Animals in Suburban Areas

In Philadelphia, inside the city limits but outside the downtown area, you start to see a few trees. As soon as those trees become a part of the neighborhood, you may notice that...

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Frog in duckweed

Amphibians on the EDGE

It may be no surprise to a number of regular readers of my blogs, but I tend to focus on the conservation of reptiles and amphibians. This is primarily because it’s the area...

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E. Skinner, River Krutynia Mazury

Goosanders come under fire in Scotland, once again

Discussions regarding the impact of predators – particularly Cormorants and Goosanders – upon fish stocks are not uncommon in my family. This is due to one particular family members prevailing interest in angling,...

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Why Birds Shouldn’t Wear Sunglasses

Varying intensities of sunlight, how does this effect avain species and their response to climate change? Climate change is the biggest environmental threat facing our planet and the species which inhabit it. The...

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Stinkhorn, Stu's Images, Wikimedia Commons

Conservation Status of Fungi

In the UK we have anywhere between 12,000 and 20,000 species of Fungi – a number which includes yeasts and moulds, as well as more familiar mushrooms and toadstools. This wide ranging estimate...

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