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Save the World. Eat Less Meat

Despite Allan Savory’s recent bizarre and discredited claim (in a recent Ted Talk) to have found miracle technique that allows us to reconcile our insatiable demand for meat with the need to protect the living planet by eating more meat, it has become … Continue reading

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Higher carbon dioxide levels increase growth rate in trees?

Tomorrow I begin my Ecology 1b project, with the aim of answering the question: ‘Is there a link between higher atmospheric carbon dioxide levels and the growth rate in ash trees?’ I admit that on the outset this does not … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from Lonesome George

A few days ago, we received the sad news from the Charles Darwin Research Station in the Galapagos Islands that Lonesome George has passed away. It appears the last act of the sole survivor of Chelonoidis nigra abingdoni, (a subspecies of … Continue reading

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The Glaciers are Growing?

Read the headlines – “Asia’s Glaciers Putting on Mass [i]” and you may be mistaken for thinking all this climate change talk is nonsense. If the world is getting warmer, how can a large ice sheet continue to grow? The … Continue reading

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