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Research using Nature’s Calendar’s citizen science data

The Woodland Trust is developing its relationship with the research community by supporting my PhD with the University of Edinburgh. Last November, I wrote about how citizen science can help answer questions about the future of UK woodlands and wildlife. Since … Continue reading

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What fungi are trying to tell us about our planet’s future

With the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness most definitely upon us, it’s a good time to start looking out for fungi. In fact, researchers have found that owing to climate warming, we now have twice as long to look … Continue reading

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Taking a leaf out of Thoreau’s book

I was intrigued to read this week that scientists are using the natural history records of Henry David Thoreau to track the effects of climate change. It prompted a couple of thoughts. First, how fitting it is that the man … Continue reading

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