The drawbacks of Environmental Blogging

Bloggers in the present day are everywhere: voluntary journalists covering, in often exquisite detail, everything from hair and beauty to politics and, of course, the environment. There are so many now, in fact, that most people (myself included) will visit a blog on a daily basis, to ascertain new information, form opinions, kill time and […]

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UK Blog Awards 2018: I Need Your Help!

Common By Nature, the blog you are reading right now, will be six years old come January. Sure, it has changed somewhat over the years – content, design and format shifting in line with my own experience and interests – but its core theme remains the same. It remains a place for me to share my interest […]

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Finding the UK’s favourite nature book

Which nature book is your personal favourite? Did a certain book inspire a life-long love of wildlife or motivate you to take action on behalf of the natural world? The diversity and influence of nature writing has never been so great and Land Lines, a major new research project, is asking people across the UK […]

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Can nature blogging make a difference?

I have written before about the virtues of blogging from a personal perspective and the ample benefits it brings in terms of personal development, networking and general enjoyment. As such, it will come as no surprise to learn that I thoroughly enjoy blogging and, in turn, derive great pleasure from reading the virtual musings of […]

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