Conservation & Ecology (page 1)

When the well is not well

Once, during a discussion with a client a few years ago, I was talking about maintenance of his new well when he quipped … ‘but its just an ’ole...

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'Green Brexit'

Plans to consult on a new, independent body that would hold the government to account for upholding environmental standards after Brexit has been...

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Scotland’s parks decline

The 2017 Greenspace Use and Attitude survey published by greenspace scotland today shows the downward trend in the deteriorating quality of Scotland’s...

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New £5m woodland fund

As part of the construction of Britain’s new high speed railway, High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd is creating a network of new wildlife habitats along the route....

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Hedgehog 5-year decline

Hedgehog numbers could have dropped by as much as a half over the past five years, warns University of Sussex Professor Fiona Mathews ahead of the launch...

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Call for pesticide ban

Scientists have raised the alarm after a study 27 years in the making found the biomass of flying insects in nature protected areas has declined by more...

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Beware the Fool’s Funnel

Reports of a puppy becoming ill in Oxfordshire after consuming the fungi Fool’s Funnel have sparked warnings of the dangers of this innocuous looking...

in Conservation & Ecology - 2 weeks ago

Concerned future for bees

Concerns about the future of honey bees have been raised after a survey showed a "steady decline" in the honey crop.

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knotweed’s hibernation

It’s that time of year again when Japanese knotweed’s growing season draws to a close and the plant dies away, but specialists Environet are urging...

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The geese are back!

It’s autumn and the geese are back!

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Fast food invasive plant

THE invasive plant Himalayan balsam has become a scourge of the Cumbrian and Lancashire countryside - but honey bees in both counties are just loving it,...

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Plastics break down?

According to EcoWatch, we have produced more plastic over the last ten years than during the whole of the last century.

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Our favourite parks ...

A record-breaking 73,349 votes decide the nation’s favourite parks and show how much people #LoveParks. And Green Flag Award are delighted to announce...

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Aquatic & Riparian Weeds

Water can be one of the most valuable landscape features on golf courses and in parks, with aesthetic and environmental value, adding to leisure opportunities...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 18/10/17

Green drive turns to gold

The Celtic Manor Resort has achieved a Gold Award in recognition of a concerted drive to improve its environmental performance and reduce its carbon...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 15/10/17

FIH launch new standards

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has published new lighting guidance and standards with a view to helping hockey facilities increase sustainability...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 12/10/17

Recycling course material

Derek Fullerton BSc (Hons), Murrayfield Golf Club, explores the possibilities that exist in recycling course materials, produced from general maintenance...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 6/10/17

INNSA code and insurance

Specialist trade body publishes authoritative Code of Practice for Managing Japanese Knotweed and releases details of new insurance product.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 28/9/17