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The future is looking brighter for bees

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A recent study found that 75% of honey bees around the world contain pesticides. The study, published in Science, showed that the contaminated samples, which were gathered from 200 sites around the world, contained pesticides called neonicotinoids.  Read More

Why we shouldn’t breathe easy

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The world’s tropical forests are often referred to as the ‘lungs of the planet’, taking up carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen. However, these vast, green, breathing spaces may be running out of puff.  Read More

Ecology shouldn’t be an afterthought!

Friday, October 27, 2017

The ecology of a site can often be forgotten about in the planning of a development until it is late on in the process. Early consideration and correct timing can result in faster acceptance of planning applications.  Read More

Going…going…gone?

Friday, July 28, 2017

A 2015 study has shown that Earth has entered an era of mass extinction - unparalleled since the dinosaurs died out 66 million years ago along with 75% of all life.  Read More

Do trees and hedges really clean our air?

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Have you ever wondered what the point is of having street trees or roadside hedgerows? Well, apart from providing an important habitat for breeding and foraging birds and insects, and providing attractive and calming places for people, they also play an important role in protecting us from pollution. Read More