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Environment

The health benefits of spending time in nature

July 3, 2019 0

People have long since sought peace of mind and a sense of well-being within nature, and recently much scientific research has been conducted to evaluate the positive impact that proximity to nature can have on […]

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Chernobyl: A potential wildlife oasis

January 9, 2019 1

On April 26th, 1986, the Unit 4 reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power station, located eight miles north of Kiev in the former USSR exploded. It was the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever experienced. […]

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My Time as a Volunteer at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre

December 12, 2018 0

I first visited the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre (LWC) to volunteer in November 2017 and loved it so much that I returned not long after in July 2018! The Centre is the perfect place for animal lovers, and as […]

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How to Build A Bug Hotel (Infographic)

August 1, 2018 0

Make the most of the beautiful summer weather by taking on a new gardening project that the whole family can enjoy. Learn how you can build a bug hotel from this infographic courtesy of Capital […]

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Duckweed, the Future of Feed and Water Treatment

May 2, 2018 0

Duckweed and it’s uses as a fodder supplement, a biological cleaning agent and its effects on wastewater treatment systems. Kingdom Plantae Phylum Angiosperms Class Monocots Order Alismatales Family Araceae Subfamily Lemnoideae Genus Lemna Species Lemna […]

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The ethics of NGOs: What happens when it fails?

March 20, 2018 0

Big NGOs like Greenpeace can have enormous impact on people’s perceptions of environmental issues, but what happens when they use that power to further their own agenda, rather than the public good? Businesses all over […]

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2050 – the year plastic will outnumber fish

March 2, 2017 2

Warning: this article contains photos of animals which readers may find unsettling. Yes, you read that right, according to research by the World Economic Forum, by 2050 you are more likely to bump into some […]

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Pulling at the Roots

February 1, 2017 0

The Lenihan family have been in the business of horse logging for over 20 years. Dad, Simon Lenihan, moved to the Lake District from Ireland to set up his company, Celtic Horse Logging, with the […]

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