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October 2019

New report sows the seeds of change on roadside verge management

By |2019-09-27T18:04:33+00:00October 1st, 2019|Conservation|

Roadsides are an important haven for many British wildflower species.  These unassuming patches of grass are often cut vigorously by local authorities and councils who overlook their importance to British wildlife by keeping them trim and neat.  But often without knowing, mowers and strimmers are destroying the rare and important wildflowers that call these strips [...]

September 2019

Friends of the Earth calls for a huge boost in tree planting

By |2019-09-27T17:58:54+00:00September 27th, 2019|Conservation|

Friends of the Earth have called for a huge boost to tree planting in the face of the latest statistics on UK woodlands, produced by Forest Research.  They were released on the 26th September and paint a startling picture of the state of forest cover in the UK. Figures show that land area covered by [...]

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May 2019

Kill sharks and you kill the Marine Ecosystem

By |2019-05-17T15:23:00+00:00May 7th, 2019|Conservation|

In an interview with CMRubinWorld for Earth Day, April 22, 2019, author, conservationist and filmmaker William Mckeever corrects common misconceptions about the world’s most feared and misunderstood predator: sharks. Sharks are often perceived to be man-eating killers of the ocean, but Safeguard of the Seas founder McKeever tells C.M. Rubin, founder of CMRubinWorld, that in [...]

April 2019

Dartmoor Ponies Help Rare Bird to Thrive

By |2019-05-17T15:23:04+00:00April 30th, 2019|Conservation|

A partnership between the RSPB, Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust, and Dartmoor farmers Margaret Rogers and Michael Lamb from Widecombe-in-the-Moor, bringing Dartmoor ponies to the Devon coast as conservation grazers, has helped to ensure that numbers of the rare cirl bunting on the site have more than quadrupled in the last five years. Cath Jeffs RSPB Conservation [...]