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If you go down to the woods today ...

In the reedy banks of the Norfolk Broads lurks a beastly 14ft-long creature that looks like a crocodile, with a mouthful of sharp teeth and a spiky green back. Not a freak of nature brought on by global warming but a children's character brought to life at Bewilderwood, the UK's first …

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> …

Residents fund nature reserve in new housing development

In a muddy field on the outskirts of Portishead, near Bristol, volunteers brave the cold to cut back trees from the edge of a pond. The idea is to make space for a dipping platform that will allow children to catch newts and frogs from the water so they can learn more about them.<p>Helen Mason is one …

Managing nature reserves using ecological disturbances can easily go wrong

Ecological disturbances are not necessarily a bad thing – deliberate disturbances can actually be used to preserve or even increase biodiversity in a …

Mai Po Nature Reserve

<b>As a haven for thousands of migratory waterbirds every year, Mai Po Nature Reserve and the surrounding Inner Deep Bay wetlands sets a prime example</b> …

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 …

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, …

Srebarna Nature Reserve

Srebarna Nature Reserve<p>The Srebarna Nature Reserve is a freshwater lake adjacent to the Danube and extending over 600 ha. It is the breeding ground …

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 …

Garden Vacations

Who doesn't love flowers and green fields? Although lucky city dwellers get the satisfaction of watching tomato plants grow in window boxes, …

Cape Town

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New York Botanical Garden

May 19–October 28, 2018<p>Georgia O’Keeffe:<br>Visions of Hawai‘i<p>Discover the artist’s rarely seen works from Hawai‘i—reunited in New York for the first …

The Most Beautiful Gardens In The World You Have To Visit In a Lifetime

Today Top Dreamer will show you the most beautiful gardens in the world you have to visit in a lifetime!! Enjoy the travel!!<p>Kew Gardens, London<p>The …

10 Of The World's Most Beautiful Gardens (PHOTOS)

Few spaces are more calming and zen-inducing than a beautiful garden. It's hard <i>not</i> to feel at peace when you're surrounded by flowers, fountains and the sounds of nature, and research has shown that walking through green spaces can put the mind into a state of meditation. A University of Michigan …

25 of the best English gardens to visit

There’s a wealth of gardens to visit across England that can offer inspiration for planting and designing your own garden. From the classic gardens …

English Gardens

Associated Press News

Syria's Grinding War Takes Toll On Children

Alexandra Chen, a specialist in childhood trauma, is on her way from the Lebanese capital, Beirut, to the southern town of Nabatiyeh, where she's running a workshop for teachers, child psychologists and sports coaches who are dealing with the Syrian children scarred by war in their homeland.<p>"All of …

Syrian refugees face bleak time in Bulgaria's broken asylum system

In an abandoned schoolhouse outside the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, 380 migrants and asylum seekers are living in squalid conditions. They are part of a new wave of migrants and asylum seekers, mostly Kurds from Syria, who have strained Bulgaria's inefficient asylum system to breaking point.<p>Plumbing …

Syria polio cases confirmed by World Health Organisation

World Health Organisation has confirmed 10 polio cases in north-east Syria, the first confirmed outbreak in the country in 14 years, and warned that the disease could spread across the region.<p>Officials are awaiting laboratory results on another 12 cases that present polio symptoms, said a WHO …

Timelapse Photography of the Active Skies over La Palma

At 270 square miles (700 sq. km) and less than 100,000 residents, La Palma may be the third smallest of Africa’s seven main Canary Islands, but it …

Incredible Satellite Image of Super Typhoon Haiyan Bearing Down on the Philippines

This unbelievable satellite photograph shows the sheer horrifying magnitude of Typhoon Haiyan, the terrible tropical cyclone that caused unimaginable …