Plant trees in Australia with Ecosia

Regular readers will know that I support the ethical search engine Ecosia, which plants trees around the world, using funding raised by people using its alternative offering to some of the better known search providers. This Thursday, 23rd January, all Ecosia searches will help plant trees in Australia. It will use 100%Continue Reading

Show your stripes, Oxford

Thanks to a clever idea by scientists at the University of Reading, you see how much average temperatures have risen where you live as part of an international campaign to highlight the importance of climate science. You can then ‘show your climate stripes.’Continue Reading

Piles Copse

Nestling among the barren wilderness of Dartmoor is one of three rare wild woods. Piles Copse is a woodland mainly comprising pedunculate oak Quercus robur. The trees, festooned with mosses and lichens, are rich in biodiversity. It is an English rainforest, and a relic of woodland which once covered much of the hilly region.Continue Reading