Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Twinkling lights, crackling fires and festive feasts, Christmas is a time of celebration. Families gather together, gift buying commences and tinsel is everywhere. Yet what does this mean for wildlife? The German tradition of having Christmas trees has resulted in large areas of land devoted to monocrops, such as Norway spruce. Often, these crops require […]

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The Secret Life of Bats

As the temperature starts to drop we are all dusting off our winter coats and donning our scarves in order to brave the cold. Similarly, the bats of the UK have begun to fatten up in the face of the coming winter months. Autumn is a crucial time in the bats’ calendar, balancing mating and […]

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Countryside Partnerships

Between university years, most students in the UK find themselves with long stretches of time available for relaxing, travelling and generally recharging their brains for the upcoming academic year. Many students will be taking the time, though, to gain experience to help future job applications. For conservation-related careers, volunteering at a countryside partnership could be […]

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