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Local nature reserves: setting up and management

Local authorities can create local nature reserves (<p>LNRs). Town and parish councils can createLNRsif the district council has given them the power to …

10 Best Botanical Gardens In The World

5 Eco-Friendly Parks in the United States

<i>October 2, 2012</i><p><i>Cities across the United States are not just concrete jungles, but filled with green spaces to create a beautiful space for residents,</i> …

4 Easy Green Tips for Eco-Friendly National Park Visits

National Parks are green travel and eco-tourism hotspots. Just by paying your entrance fee, you’re supporting the park system and helping to preserve …

13 must-see botanical gardens

We're taking a worldwide tour of the best gardens around, as determined by our hand-picked panel of experts.<p>Where are the world’s best botanical …

The World's 8 Most Amazing Botanical Gardens

By China DeSpain | July 18, 2012<p><i>The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new</i> …

Top 10 irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth - in pictures

The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a misty mountain refuge for nature in Colombia, to the rainforests of Madagascar, the elephant-rich …

Central Suriname Nature Reserve

Central Suriname Nature Reserve<p>The Central Suriname Nature Reserve comprises 1.6 million ha of primary tropical forest of west-central Suriname. It …

Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves

This is the largest protected area in Africa, covering some 7.7 million ha, though the area considered a protected sanctuary constitutes only …

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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew<p>This historic landscape garden features elements that illustrate significant periods of the art of gardens from the 18th to …

Why our children need to get outside and engage with nature

Cows hibernate in winter, grey squirrels are native to this country, conkers come from oak (or maybe beech, or is it fir?) trees, and of course there's no such thing as a leaf that can soothe a nettle sting. Or so, according to a new survey, believe between a quarter and a half of all British …

UK national parks: celebrating a country's natural beauty

I have stood on Hadrian's Wall looking at the long view northwards, with the wind in my face and deep sympathy in my heart for those poor Roman legionaries. I have watched herds of red deer come down to the road to feed less than a mile from hundreds of skiers taking advantage of a late cold snap …

Protect nature for world economic security, warns UN biodiversity chief

Biodiversity,Conservation,Wildlife,Endangered habitats,Endangered species,United Nations,World news,Nagoya biodiversity summit 2010<p>Ahmed Djoghlaf says nations risk economic collapse and loss of culture if it does not protect the natural world

Huge new nature reserves are needed to save species, says UN

The world must look to designate an area twice the size of Argentina as nature reserves, or we will have little chance of establishing enough protected areas for wildlife and fish to stave off a disastrous loss of species, according to an analysis of natural and marine reserves.<p>In the 20 years from …

Colombia's misty mountain world's most irreplacable nature reserve

A misty mountain in Colombia, once beleaguered by the cocaine trade, is the world's most irreplaceable nature reserve, according to a landmark analysis of every protected area on the planet.<p>The spectacular creatures that shelter in the cloud forest of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta national park, …