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SOILS: The Hidden World Under Our Feet

Originally posted on LEARN FROM NATURE:
One of the most important threats to biodiversity has received little attention — though it lies just below us… From the NY Times Sunday special : THE world’s worrisome decline in biodiversity is well known. Some experts…

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Living on the edge with Wolbachia

Originally posted on A bugly life:
The welfare of our planet and of the human species has become a major focus of many nations. One of the greatest challenges we face is food security. We are running out of space…

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Crop of the month: Carrot

The Moon was full four nights ago so I’m thinking about harvest. You can see other posts in this series by following my ‘harvest’ tag. This month, let’s admire the carrot. The British Carrot Growers Association (BCGA) promotes carrots (Daucus … Continue reading

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