Girls’ Education and Climate Change

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

One of the first girls to be supported by the Campaign for Female Education (Camfed), Fiona Mashing is now a lawyer and was the founder of Camfed’s CAMA alumnae network.  Here is a blog she wrote [...]

Pete Cooper Wildlife

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Pete Cooper is a 23 year old naturalist who's been "obsessed with wildlife since childhood and now heading out into a career in wildlife conservation."  His key specialist areas and interests are in mammal and herptofauna ecology, [...]

Natural History Wanderings

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Natural History Wanderings is a US blog created by Sandy Steinman to share natural history explorations, especially wildflower travels and photos.   The main emphasis is to share experiences.  Recent posts include: California’s Forests Continue To Die After [...]

Nature’s Web of Life

By | September 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

This is a link to the Nature's Web of Life blog.  There are posts on: CONSERVATION ISSUES – for example, What Is Our Excuse ??? Conservation Ethics - Guiding A Reluctant Human Race There Is No Reason [...]

Rain Theory and Fact

By | September 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Recently, Houston's Cedar Bayou suburb had 52 inches of rain in less that a week, courtesy of Tropical Storm Harvey; a new record for the US mainland.  Meanwhile, a hemisphere away, and much less reported, more than 1,000 [...]

Teaching for a better world

By | August 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Here is a link to David Hick's blog – Teaching for a Better World: learning for sustainability, and this is the link to his latest posting on sustainable schools.  This begins: A sustainable future The notion [...]

Varied, Valuable but Vulnerable

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

For several years in newsletters and other publicity our local Cumbria association has used the strapline: Varied, valuable but vulnerable. So much change is underway both nationally and locally at the moment with many important decisions [...]

What Sir David said in Edinburgh

By | August 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Here are a few of the remarks that Sir David Attenborough made at the Edinburgh International Television Festival yesterday. "I spend a lot of time wringing my hands and saying how dreadful it is that this [...]

Nothing exists in isolation

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

A Web of Life blog on our interconnectivity by William Graham begins like this: Nothing exists solely on its own. From the most minuscule atomic particle to the grandest galaxies, the past, the present, and the [...]