UK Nature

17 Life Lessons We Learned From Planet Earth 2

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s official, the UK is completely obsessed with Planet Earth. And while we’re willing on baby iguanas, admiring snow leopards and generally lett...

This Life Form Is So Old It Pre-Dates Oxygen On Earth

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Tech

Researchers have made the astonishing discovery of life forms that actually pre-date oxygen on Earth. Scientists from the University of Cincinnati hav...

The Never-Ending Flood Debate

Louis Sherman | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Louis Sherman

We therefore need to look at a far more holistic approach where flood management, climate change, communities and development are looked at as one and inter-linking. This simple development could start to create real change in flood-effected societies and how government prepares areas to flooding.

Respect Your Elders - Why Our Ancient Woods Deserve Better

Matt Daw | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK
Matt Daw

Like many environmental campaigners I often find myself turning to economic arguments to explain the value of trees and woods to society. Trees perfor...

Feeling Safe During Times Of Change And Uncertainty

Karin Sieger | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Feeling safe during a time of transition and uncertainty in politics and society can be difficult. At such a time feeling a comforting connection to o...

Are All Babies Obsessed By Trees?

Oli Reed | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Parents
Oli Reed

Don't get me wrong, I like trees too, but this is something else. As soon as we emerge from beneath the canopy, his little face crumples again, before we dash to the next one and repeat the process. There doesn't seem to be a trunk of timber in England that won't get him revved up, and he certainly isn't species-biased either.

This Penguin Came Home To Find His Wife Had Been Cheating - What Followed Was Savage

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 05.11.2016 | UK

A National Geographic documentary has filmed the moment a penguin returned home to find his wife with another man. What followed is one of the most sa...

Explorers Discover The World's Deepest Underwater Cave

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Tech

A celebrated Polish diver has discovered the world’s deepest underwater cave, a flooded limestone chasm in the Czech Republic. Krysztof Starnawksi,...

Astonishing Footage Captures The Moment A Massive Tornado Hits

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Tech

Tornados are some of the most powerful natural forces on Earth. With that in mind it’s hard to imagine what must have been going through this driver...

Reconnecting With Nature And Restoring Your Cluttered Mind

Andrew Robinson | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Parents
Andrew Robinson

Sometimes you just need to escape; to momentarily forget; to focus on something away from changing a nappy; or running your life around appointments; or mowing the garden; or doing the calculations to see whether you need to work an additional shift at your other job this month.

The State Of Nature Is A Wake-Up Call For Us All

Glyn Davies | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK
Glyn Davies

I have spent a lifetime working in environment and development, forest and wildlife conservation, and developing biodiversity policy. I do it because of my love for nature, and I want to do everything I can to protect the earth and all that is on it for future generations.

The Indian Rhino - What We Can Learn From This Conservation Success Story

Catherine Capon | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK
Catherine Capon

When you think of rhinos - horns, poaching and Africa - are probably conjured in your mind's eye and that's hardly surprising as these prehistoric pac...

'Late Night Twitter Thunderstorm Party' Shows Brits At Their Weather-Loving Best

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK

It’s well-known that Brits love to moan about the weather, so it was no surprise that social media users came together on Twitter to discuss the som...

Talking Trees: How Trees Communicate

Frontier | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK
Frontier

We once thought that plants were just standalone entities, much like us, the key difference being our ability to interact with the world and each other. But research over the past few decades has found that plants, especially trees, may not be as inert as once thought.

The British Wildlife Photography Awards Winners Are Here And They're Stunning

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.09.2016 | UK Tech

The winners of the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 have been announced resulting in a stunning collection of pictures which showcase the dive...

400-Year-Old Greenland Shark Discovered Is Longest-Living Vertebrate

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Tech

The Greenland shark is now the longest-living known vertebrate on planet Earth, scientists have reported. Using radiocarbon dating the team of scienti...

The Challenge of Saving Nature Increasingly Falls to Millennials Like Me

Matt Williams | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK
Matt Williams

It can't have escaped your attention that more and more media coverage is written about the problems facing millennials these days. I'm only 29 years old and according to these articles I should be worrying about how I'm ever going to afford to buy a home, asking whether I'll retire before I'm 75, and wondering why I still feel young but no matter how hard I try I still don't really get Snapchat.

The Devastating Impact of Coral Bleaching

Frontier | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK
Frontier

The devastating coral bleaching event that is currently sweeping the globe and leaving devastated reefs in its wake is now set to continue through to ...

Seven Signs Which Indicate That It's Time to Emigrate

Anna Roth | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Roth

Do you have this feeling that you are no longer motivated to participate in activities in your surrounding? Maybe your business also does not proceed. This could be because you're not at your right living place.

Tree Stories - The Living Library in Our Landscape

Matt Daw | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK
Matt Daw

Trees are living books. Their life story is recorded in their rings, their shapes, and the marks they bear of events past. Ancient trees are often called 'living monuments', but whereas monuments are unchanging reminders of a person or event, trees bear testimony that life endures, come what may.

What Does the European Union Mean for Our Environment?

Frontier | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK
Frontier

You'll no doubt be aware that the U.K referendum on remaining in the European Union is near, June 23rd to be precise. While there's a lot of propaganda floating around for reasons to leave and stay, we're looking simply at facts about what would happen to our environment either way.

Seven Amazing Things From Nature That Will Impress Your Children

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Parents

Introducing your children to new experiences and seeing their delight and wonder is one of the joys of parenthood. From squelching your toes in mud to...

Stick Figures - The Danger of Playing the Numbers Game With Trees

Matt Daw | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK
Matt Daw

What's the difference between a tree and a tree? Potentially a lot. Let me illustrate. Meet Greta*. Greta is a Beech tree nestled in a patch of woodl...

Human Remains Found Inside 14ft Crocodile In Search For Missing Woman

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.06.2016 | UK

Human remains have been found inside a crocodile by investigators searching for a missing woman. Authorities in Queensland, Australia, have been searc...

Where the Wild Kids Are: Growing Plants... and People

Devi Clark | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Parents
Devi Clark

Crispin Swayne, has one of those faces that lets you know he spend a lot of time outside. Tanned, weather-beaten and full of energy, he leans forward with a broad smile.