The Environmental Benefits of Hydroponics

Hydroponic gardening is a great way to grow your vegetables, fruits, and herbs under totally controlled conditions. You’ll hear many a naturalist extolling the virtues of growing food and perennials in the earth, under the sun. However, many of their arguments are misguided.

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Would coppice in Scotland’s SACs support threatened invertebrates? Part 1

Approximately two decades after their inception, Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) form the largest network of protected areas in Europe (Habitats Directive, 1992; Pryor & Peterken, 2001). SACs are considered the pinnacle of habitat conservation in Scotland, as such, they require a habitat or species of European importance to qualify for designation (JNCC, 2004)

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