Holiday

So have yourself an eco-friendly Christmas now…

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The Thames Path

Is it fair that we are sometimes denied access to the beautiful open countryside and riverbank? I've recently started a long-time ambition of walking the Thames Path. Living, as I do, close to the Thames Estuary, it's interesting to speculate just where all that water has come from before it is gobbled up by the mighty North Sea or jogs its way along the English Channel.

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Bird song – a prescription for calmer children?

The Foundation for Art and Creative Technology has funded a project to see if bird song can help calm children in hospital. The results have been very good and further research is being undertaken. Blackbird (Turdus merula), singing male. Bogen... Image via Wikipedia The project was undertaken by Chris Watson, a sound recordist with naturalist David Attenborough.

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