Category: New Nature

A bigger, better New Nature Magazine

Following a short, creative hiatus, we're stoked to bring you the latest edition of New Nature Magazine. This time boasting a new look and an even more jam-packed format [50 pages, no less]. The decision to move to a bi-monthly release schedule was not an easy one but, with a corresponding increase in time, we ...

New Nature: Issue 19

With Britain half-baked as a result of the recent heatwave, there has never been a better time to hunker down in a shady spot, surround yourself with nature, and flick through the latest edition of New Nature – the youth nature magazine. July is an exciting month in the naturalist’s calendar: butterflies and dragonflies are ...

New Nature: Issue 18

This month we celebrate the success of the fantastic young writers who took part in our inaugural writing competition. Entitled ‘the embodiment of Spring’ and judged by reknowned author, Robert Macfarlane, some sensational articles were submitted as part of contest proceedings, and we had an incredibly tough time making anything that vaguely resembled a decision. ...

New Nature wins at the UK Blog Awards 2018

Last night, it was revealed that New Nature Magazine has won in the 'Green and Eco Company Category' of the UK Blog Awards 2018, beating some seriously tough competition to take home the prestigious prize for virtual work. Hooray! Born of a conversation between myself and managing editor, Alex Pearce, in late 2016, New Nature aims ...

New Nature – the ‘mad March’ edition

Traditionally, March is the first month of Spring: a time of pleasant birdsong, early blooms and fresh, new life. This year, things appear somewhat different. Storm Emma and the Beast from the East have collided and merged and Britain, for the large part, finds itself enduring what seems to many like a second Winter. Snow ...

New Nature: Issue 14

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 ...

A fab competition for young nature writers

New Nature is launching it’s first nature writing competition! All entries will be judged by the New Nature team and Robert Macfarlane. Pieces of work can be written in any style but must be a maximum of 600 words and focus on the subject matter: the Embodiment of Spring. Closing date: 31st March 2018. Winners ...

New Nature | Issue 13

The United Kingdom is full of incredible wildlife to discover, and over the past year, contributors to New Nature magazine have shared with us their adventures and conservation concerns. It has been a huge privilege for the team, as well as inspiring, to read such wonderful contributions by young wildlife lovers. We have included some ...

New Nature Issue 12!

It’s December, the blushed tones of Autumn now but a fading memory and vibrant greens of Spring and Summer a soothing promise of things to come. Outside, the air resonates with the nasally honking call of migrant geese and our fields and hedgerows have been overtaken by thrushes from afar: by redwings, fieldfares and immigrant ...

Want to inspire more young naturalists? Then its time to celebrate the ones we already have

There is an awful lot of negativity in the environmental field. Little wonder given the sorry state of the wider countryside, the downward trends displayed by many wildlife populations, climate change and the continued prominence of issues such as raptor persecution, land mismanagement and pollution. Indeed, life for an environmentalist can be disheartening at times ...

New Nature Issue 11!

November is a month of rain and frost, of falling leaves and howling gales, the steady drip of birds coming to winter in Britain now becomes a torrent of ducks, waders, owls and finches. As there are changes in the natural world, there are changes in the world of conservation, and one of the most ...

Talking to Shooters – Graham Appleton

Some of my birdwatching friends don't understand why I write for Shooting Times. I explain that, although there is a difference of views on some issues, the birdwatching and shooting communities have two key things in common - they value the countryside and the diversity of life it contains. Isn't it the people who think ...