Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Biodiversity

Mitch at Eyles Nursery performing crop monitoring (Image taken by Emma De Landre of GIA)
Biodiversity

Biosecurity – an issue for us all

By Clive Larkman

The world is a very different place from what it was one hundred or even fifty years ago. Fashion, technology, health and travel are some of the obvious sectors with immense change but there are less apparent ones that have major effects on our way of life.Continue reading

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Coastal heathlands have a high biodiversity (Image: Patrick Regnault)
Biodiversity

Carbon capture – are trees the solution?

By Patrick Regnault

Governments, NGOs (non-government organisations), media scientists, and politicians of all persuasions are thinking about climate change mitigation; good on them! Carbon offset using tree planting is like dressing a deep wound with a small plaster. It takes 10 to 20 years for a tree to become carbon neutral – are the offsets counted after that time?Continue reading

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