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Save the bees! But which ones?

75% of the worlds crops are dependent on pollination in some way or another. Despite the volume of pollinator-dependent crops increasing 300% in the last 40 years, there is growing concern about the...

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Springs Herald: Snowdrops and Modern Medicine

Galanthus invalids otherwise known as the Snowdrop, is widely acknowledged as one of the first signs of spring in the northern hemisphere. This flower occurs frequently in its favored habitats including moist deciduous...

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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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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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Willow Tit

Top 10 Facts: Willow Tit

Late discovery. The Willow Tit and the much more abundant Marsh tit are incredibly difficult to tell apart, even by professional birders. They are so similar, in fact, that they were once mistakenly...

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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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