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In the beginning there was a
small door,
but escape was
less attractive then
than forests full of
undiscovered species
like yourself, you thought.
So many things… 150 more words

Poem

Mariniature

“Not only are hundreds of marine species likely to be wiped out as more and more carbon dioxide is dissolved in the Earth’s oceans but also that creatures that do survive – in particular those with shells, such as clams, oysters and snails – will be left puny and shrunken as a result.” ( 15 more words

How to Create a Wildlife-Friendly Backyard [Infographic]

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Infographic by CustomMade

Today’s environmental news is often alarming, especially the warnings that biodiversity, a term used to describe the immense variety of life on Earth, is under siege. 249 more words

Garden & Nature

2+2 = 7.5

The above equation is my newest theory on the nature of females, regardless of the species. It is a foregone conclusion that any male of all species are destined to sit in silence picking their noses, while wondering what just happened and how did they piss her off? 352 more words

Hunter pays $350,000 to kill endangered black rhino in Namibia

WARNING: The video above contains images that some may find disturbing due to its graphic nature.

(CNN) — An American big-game hunter said he is saving the endangered black rhino by paying $350,000 for a license to shoot and kill one of the massive creatures — but animal welfare groups disagree and are livid that he took out the threatened rhino. 272 more words

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Revised Barnsley Biodiversity Action Plan – Priority Bird Species

In the priority bird species section of the Local Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) we have included as a local priority, any bird species identified as a priority species nationally that regularly breeds or overwinters in Barnsley – or potentially could do so. 175 more words

Biodiversity Action Plan

Revised Barnsley Biodiversity Action Plan - Priority Species

There are a number of differences with the previous Local Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) in how we are dealing with identifying local priority species.

The main difference is that we are including in our Local Biodiversity Action Plan as a local priority, any species identified as a priority species nationally that regularly breeds or overwinters in Barnsley, or potentially could do so. 169 more words

Biodiversity Action Plan