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.
Written by Edward Lewis, 4th year undergraduate studying Ecological Science (Forestry) at the University of Edinburgh. Likes everything and anything to do with woodlands. What do you do? This ubiquitous […]
Why trial coppice in an SAC as opposed to another woodland? Asks Ed Lewis, following from Part 1- ‘Would coppice in Scotland’s SACs support threatened invertebrates?’ Case Study Taynish & […]
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)
Learn why today’s agriculture in Cuba is as sustainable as almost nowhere else in the world, and why Cuba is the best example how to survive Peak Oil.
Written by Sara-Jane Ponting (@SaraJanePonting), a self confessed arachnophile working towards invertebrate conservation and research. Spiders in the news Spiders. The mere mention of these creatures can send many of us […]
Written by Sophie Bastable, a graduate of Ecological Science at the University of Edinburgh (graduating class of 2009). Sophie now works for Biofuelwatch as an energy campaigner in Edinburgh. The UK’s big […]
Chantal Lyons is currently taking an MSc in Environment, Science and Society at University College London, having previously earned a degree in Politics from the University of Nottingham. She follows […]
A few weeks ago we (EcoPost) posted a Brilliant Earth (BE) infographic about “conflict diamonds”, which Sean Clinton believes is grossly misleading. @ecopostblog @BrilliantEarth False & Misleading info. KP does […]
(Featured image taken by Ashraful Kadir) Written by Matthew Durrant, who is studying Ecology at the University of York. The sheer complexity of nature can sometimes be an overwhelming prospect […]