A Focus On Nature

Articles from February 2018

Now for Nature

Eco-Warriors: Ways to Help the Ocean

A few ideas to get you started – whether you do them all or one, you are adding to the thousands of others that are making contributions to help our oceans. [Read More]

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Signs of Spring

“It is a moment of quickening, of rebirth. The old, lovely story: life surging back, despite everything, once again. However spring finds you – birdsong, blossom or spawn – it is a signal: the earth turning its ancient face back to the sun.”

Melissa Harrison – ‘Spring: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons’ [Read More]

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New Nature: February 2018

It’s been a very busy time lately with lots of interesting environmental news being released this month. Don’t worry if you missed any of it though, as in this issue of New Nature, Abby Condliffe gives us 10 easy ways to help the environment right now (p.26), and our own Emma Pereira recaps the government’s 25 Year Environment Plan (p.41) looking at just how connected all of us are to the natural world! Later, Lucia Speroni rounds everything off by looking at the impact of plastic in the North Atlantic (p.30). [Read More]

Books and Reviews

Book Review: Saltmarsh by Clive Chatters

Saltmarshes are areas of coastal grassland that are regularly flooded by seawater. They form important habitats for wading birds and coastal flowers alike. [Read More]

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Best Blog and Pictures of the Week 2017

We need your votes! We have two amazing (albeit currently top secret) prizes available – one for the author of the best blog post of 2017, and one for the photographer/artist of the best Pictures of the Week 2017! [Read More]