New Nature Magazine – January edition

The latest edition of New Nature magazine is now live and can be downloaded and enjoyed (for free) here. It has been exactly two years since we published the first issue of New Nature. In that time, we have brought you nature writing, art, photography and myriad environmental stories from those at the heart of…

High-altitude forest to save rare trees and boost mountain wildlife

A new high-altitude forest of 10,000 rare mountain trees supporting wildlife including golden eagles and mountain hares is to be planted near Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands by Trees for Life next spring. The waist-high trees form a unique and important wildlife-rich habitat called montane scrub. This should be common between woodlands and open…

Top blogs on nature, wildlife and the environment

For some odd reason, the previous blogs I have published highlighting other great environmental bloggers [here, here and here] have been some of the most popular on this site to date. For this reason, I thought I would put together an even bigger list flagging up the best nature, wildlife and environment blogs on the…

Unique roadshow brings bumblebees’ world into classrooms

A unique mobile interactive experience from conservation charity, Bumblebee Conservation Trust, is to help secondary school students learn about the importance of bumblebees and how to help these struggling pollinators. All thanks to National Lottery players and made possible through the use of larger-than-life models, ultraviolet vision and a mobile laboratory. In a world-first, Bumblebee…

Freethinkers, echo chambers and the cult of personality in conservation

Just as it is in politics, the cult of personality is alive and well in the environmental field. Just as the charisma, views, values and outlooks of notable politicians – Trump, Corbyn, Merkel – shapes our political ideologies, so do the same features mould and sculpt our views on environmental issues. Influencing everything from our…

World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day, a time to pause, ponder and reflect upon our own relationship with the world around us, and a day throughout which everyone, young or old, urban or rural, should take a minute to consider what each of us, on a personal level, can do to preserve the nature. It is…

Trees and the Environment: an interesting infographic

Trees & The Environment: Why Life Depends On Them Many of us will, of course, know that trees are vitally important to our welfare, but do we know just how important they are? A single tree can keep a family of 4 breathing for 1 year and this really is an incredible statistic. This infographic…