Posts by a host of fantastic nature writers

Light Pollution

How to Stop Light Pollution from Harming Wildlife

The human race is not renowned for its considerate and forward-thinking nature when it comes to those with whom it shares this planet. In fact, civilization and enlightenment tend to be inversely proportional...

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Spiny Starfish - Marthasterias glacialis

A Rising Star(fish)

Starfish are often overlooked as a marine organism. They are categorised as a common sight in rock pools and often pictured on the front of pocket shore ID guides where they slip into...

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Blowing a hoolie/hooley

How often do we use an expression, knowing what it means, but never quite knowing why it means that. During the past week, it has been blowing a hoolie.  The sound of the...

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Can nature blogging make a difference?

I have written before about the virtues of blogging from a personal perspective and the ample benefits it brings in terms of personal development, networking and general enjoyment. As such, it will come as no...

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How the first trees grew so tall

By Christopher M. Berry, Cardiff University Imagine a world without trees, and then try to think about the changes that would need to happen for these trees to evolve from the small primitive plants...

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By Brian Gratwicke - Flickr: Xenopus laevis, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23752908

The Tell-Tale Toad: hero or villain?

The Toad Who Knew Fun fact: pregnancy tests didn’t always come in a neat package you could pick up from a local store. Back in the olden days (1930s), pregnancy tests generally comprised...

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Mallard.

Top Ten Facts: Mallard

High-flyer. The humble Mallard has been recorded flying at speeds of up to 55 miles per hour – slightly faster than the average speed of most waterfowl. While the Mallard does not typically...

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