UK Nature

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 24.09.2017 | 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 24.09.2017 | 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 22.09.2017 | 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 09.09.2017 | UK

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 26.07.2017 | 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 19.07.2017 | UK

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 13.07.2017 | 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 04.07.2017 | 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 15.06.2017 | UK

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 06.06.2017 | 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 03.06.2017 | 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.

Why I'll Be Wilder in June

Tiffany Francis | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tiffany Francis

I've always been drawn to wildness. My infant days were filled with bluebell walks and mangled badger bones kept in jars, while rainy evenings found my little heart caught in the perils of Farthing Wood videos.

Yours for £1 - This Stunning National Trust Farm

Richard Neale | Posted 21.05.2017 | UK
Richard Neale

We want an experienced shepherd, able to move their flock of sheep to ensure that sensitive habitats get the grazing they need. Plantlife Cymru have kindly offered to purchase the farmer's new flock. The National Trust will offer the successful applicant expert conservation and farming support, as well as providing a farmhouse with picture-perfect views over the North Wales coast.

We Need to Talk About Trees

Matt Daw | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK
Matt Daw

Next time you have an encounter with a tree, or visit a wood, don't keep it to yourself. Trees can't blow their own trumpets, so we need to give them the credit they deserve when they improve our lives.

Idyllic Scottish Retreats: Isle of Eriska, Argyll

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Crossing the rickety bridge to the private Isle of Eriska you get the feeling you may be about to infiltrate the land of Narnia. Perched on the west coast of Scotland in 350 acres of manicured gardens, woodland and rugged beaches, against a stunning rural landscape, Eriska lulls you into an immediate state of calm.

Dandelions and Cancer

Karin Sieger | Posted 06.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

As children we cut the stems, put them in water, and they would curl up into weird and wonderful shapes. We would try and sell them to passers by. Now I eat the leaves and the stems. If I am brave I add some burdock leaves, which takes me right up to my bitter taste threshold. But it's seasonal detox.

Why Nature Is One Of California's Biggest Attractions

By Ruth D'Alessandro | Jackie Gallego | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

From Sequoia National Park's colossal trees to Yosemite's towering waterfalls, we check out the natural attractions that make California the ultimate ...

Ode To The Otter

Frontier | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK

They are vital to their environment, which is good enough reason to help conserve them, along with the added reason of us humans having a soft spot for them.

Finding Inspiration When You Need It The Most

Josh Taylor | Posted 22.04.2017 | UK
Josh Taylor

A client recently called me up on a Monday morning and said 'Josh. I'm sat at my desk, I'm all geared up to make the most of this working week and yet...