Another Victory for the Tongass — Wickersham’s Conscience

Back in March, U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason rejected an attempt by the U.S. Forest Service to open up Prince of Wales Island and some of the smaller surrounding islands to clearcutting of the remaining old growth forest there. In her decision, Judge Gleason left open the issue of the scope of the remedy, and […]…

Making Time for Nature — The TerraCycle Blog — Life & Soul Magazine

The World Environment Day 2020 theme is “Time For Nature,” an urgent call to protect biodiversity and rethink humanity’s relationship with the natural world. Making Time for Nature: World Environment Day 2020 — The TerraCycle Blog Making Time for Nature — The TerraCycle Blog — Life & Soul Magazine

The language of nature — Forvie National Nature Reserve

There is a book The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris that has seen campaigns to get a copy in every school in Scotland and further afield, you may know it already. The book started as a response to the Oxford Children’s Dictionary deciding to drop nature words such as ‘acorn’ and ‘bluebell’ […]…

Song of life from a beak — Le Drake Noir

Bird life at the tiny forest pond. Birds sing a lot, the only exception is when they eat – when they are nervous, when they are happy and when they are in love. Maybe we humans sing too little.? via Song of life from a beak — Le Drake Noir

# A PHOTO A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY — Living in Nature

Nup! There’s no photo from my archives today. I’ve been too busy. Standing on my balcony. Breathing the fresh air. Doing my daily exercise. Breathing in. Breathing out. Admiring the young eucalyptus trees lined up in front of all our balconies. These young trees were level with the balcony fence when I moved […] via #…

Forvie’s Wintering Twite — Forvie National Nature Reserve

Today we welcome back guest blogger and ace photographer Ron Macdonald, who takes us on a tour through the dunes of South Forvie, where we encounter one of the Reserve’s lesser-known inhabitants. Over to you Ron… Come with me today, as we take a walk by the estuary side and towards Forvie spit where we […]…