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.
Southern pied babblers (Turdoides bicolor) are well known in the Kalahari for making a racket! But what are they saying to each other? Researchers at the Pied Babbler Research Project are finding out…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Protecting biodiversity is usually the explicit aim of conservation efforts, but are there other values in nature which need to be conserved? Does the unbroken existence and evolution of an […]
About the Author Mark Scherz is a herpetologist specialising in the reptiles and amphibians of Madagascar, and is a member of the IUCN Amphibian Specialist Group for Madagascar. His current […]