Adaptation Biodiversity Habitats

Badgers – Engineers of the Forest

‘“You really needn’t fret, Ratty” added the Badger placidly. “My passages run further than you think and I’ve bolt-holes to the edge of the wood in several directions, though I don’t care for everybody to know about them.’ (Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows)                                                           Those of us who read, or had read to […]

Biodiversity Ecosystem Environment Natural world, natural history

Environment, Ecosystems & Biodiversity

What is the environment? All living species of animal and plant, together with their surroundings, form the environment.  This includes the soil, rivers and air as well as our daily weather and climate. As humans we rely on our environment for food and water and the very air we breathe. Human actions can improve our environment but they can also damage it if we act unwisely.  What […]