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Nature

Post by Stardust on Sat 28 Jan 2017 - 21:24



Ten natural wonders of the world.



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Spiders

Post by Stardust on Sun 29 Jan 2017 - 14:58

I love the little Peacock Spider. Very Happy
Not so keen on the Brazilian Wandering Spider though and I'm glad our bananas don't come from Brazil.
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By the way, that strange white spider in the photo is not real.



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Birth of pine martens

Post by Stardust on Sun 29 Jan 2017 - 20:53

Here's an article with video footage of the birth of baby pine martens.  happyheart

http://www.kentonline.co.uk/canterbury/news/thrilling-birth-of-rare-predator-119650/

If you want more information about Wildwood Discovery Park in Kent, home page here:

https://wildwoodtrust.org/



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Healing Nature in Scotland

Post by Stardust on Mon 30 Jan 2017 - 8:57

A very nice little video.



"Trees for Life" restoring the Caledonian Forest:



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London Wildlife Trust

Post by Stardust on Tue 31 Jan 2017 - 8:22

This is a great site with lots of information on different species in and around London (but not only). Check on the "Nature Reserves" and on the "Wildlife and Nature" in particular.
http://www.wildlondon.org.uk/

An interesting little video on London wildlife:


More about London Wildlife Projects:



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Farne Islands

Post by Stardust on Thu 2 Feb 2017 - 15:54

Very Happy 

Had a weary day? Sit with your feet up and watch this lovely short video (3:13 minutes).



Then take a look at this National Trust site where you can find out lots more about Farne Islands and the cute little seal pups, puffins, etc...:
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/farne-islands

If anyone reading this is interested, they're looking for a new ranger for the Farne Islands. Applications for the position of ranger close on 7th February 2017. Find out more here:
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/news/could-you-be-the-new-farne-islands-ranger-



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Argentina

Post by Stardust on Fri 3 Feb 2017 - 16:05

Heard a lot about Argentina, though I've never been there myself. Great country from all accounts, and these short videos seem to confirm this.







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Thingvellir National Park - Iceland

Post by Stardust on Thu 16 Feb 2017 - 16:30



Thingvellir (Þingvellir) Valley where the first meeting of the Althing, the Icelandic Parliament, took place and was held annually from 930 AD to 1798.

Interesting article: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1152




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National Forest Foundation (US)

Post by Stardust on Mon 20 Mar 2017 - 17:55

Even if you're not in America this site has lots of interest and you can also consult their magazines and download beautiful forest desktop backgrounds.

https://www.nationalforests.org/



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