We are socially engrained to worship productivity and material outcome. Faster growing wood = more carbon fixed = good. But by myopically focussing on carbon as the valuable ‘unit’ of a forest, we are blanking out the holism integral to ecology.#nature #environment #tree-panting #ecology #TheEcologist
Projects to reduce grass cutting and increase the diversity of plants and wildlife along Britain’s roads are having dramatic resultsA little bit of good news in a worrisome world.
The winners of the Mammal Society’s annual photographic competition have been announced and the first prize has been claimed by amateur photographer Roger Cox from East London.#photography #competition #POTT #animals #nature #wildlife #environment
All winning and highly commended photographs can be viewed at the MPOY2020 exhibition, which is this year taking place at Robinson College, University of Cambridge, at the start of the Mammal Society’s annual Spring Conference. Entry to the exhibition and the Cranbrook Lecture on 27 Friday March is free to the public. For more details, visit this site
The pick of the world’s best flora and fauna photos, including orphan elephant calves and the ‘Brad Pitt of mountain lions’#photography #wildlife #environment #nature
The pick of the world’s best flora and fauna photos, including chinstrap penguins and a koala up a tree#photography #wildlife #nature #environment