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Tree of the month: Willow

This photograph of willow leaves, provided to the Centre for Biosciences Imagebank by Prof Paul F. Brain at the University of Wales, Swansea, illustrates an instalment in my Tree of the Month series. I base this series (‘ogham’ tag) loosely … Continue reading

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Roundup has serious impacts in soil, water, intestinal flora and pregnant women

Originally posted on seeds for natural justice:
Roundup has serious impacts in soil, water and pregnant women Now, the actual safety and environmental effects of Roundup are the subject of some dispute. It gets into waterways and may affect aquatic…

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Invasive crayfish

The American signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) has become invasive in British lakes and rivers. It escaped from farms where it was (still is) being reared for people to eat. But the signal crayfish doesn’t seem so attractive when it multiplies … Continue reading

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