A little Bird Told Me…#4 :

Edition: Oceans by Joe Wilkins At time of writing, many people around the country are heading to the coast.  Why do we flock to the coast? Is it the open space? The cooling sea breeze? The sounds? I guess everybody has their own reasons for wanting to be beside the sea (we’d love to hearContinue reading “A little Bird Told Me…#4 :”

Common Bottlenose Dolphin – Natural Kingdom: Wild Walls

(Also known as Tursiops truncatus) By Claudia Villacian Casado Natural Kingdom: Wild Walls are a series of wildlife and nature murals in cities and towns across the UK. These murals represent our collective concern about the loss of wildlife and climate change in the UK, and internationally. Working with communities, young people, partners, and artistsContinue reading “Common Bottlenose Dolphin – Natural Kingdom: Wild Walls”

Northern Dune Tiger Beetles – Natural Kingdom: Wild Walls

By Monica Kaur Bhatia and Bred Beckett Natural Kingdom: Wild Walls are a series of wildlife and nature murals in cities and towns across the UK. These murals represent our collective concern about the loss of wildlife and climate change in the UK, and internationally. Working with communities, young people, partners, and artists up andContinue reading “Northern Dune Tiger Beetles – Natural Kingdom: Wild Walls”

A little bird told me… #3

Edition: Hedge of Glory By Glesni & Alanna Farming is a way of cultivating a relationship with the more-than-human world. It connects us to our own web of life and joins up the dots on how our harvesting and cultivation impacts those around us – for better or for worse. When done with respect toContinue reading “A little bird told me… #3”

A little bird told me… #2

Edition: Connect to Roaming Land. It’s all around us. But what comes to mind when you think of ‘land’? There is a tendency for our minds to wander to the familiar portrayal of it as large swathes of farmed fields that exist autonomously and seperate from the spaces we live in; far from towns andContinue reading “A little bird told me… #2”

UKY4N Ocean Campaign

By Joe Wilkins Just as most* rivers eventually flow into the sea, UK Youth for Nature’s Freshwater Campaign is flowing into our Ocean Campaign. Kicking off today (8th May 2021), our campaign will focus on critical areas of focus for UK politicians such as our coasts, territorial waters, and the High Seas (those beyond nationalContinue reading “UKY4N Ocean Campaign”

Large scale mammal reintroductions in the UK – what are they and why do we want them?

A What the Heck? series blog. By Christina Derrick What are reintroductions and why are they happening?  Imagine going for a walk in the countryside, what animals might you expect to see?  Probably some cows, most definitely some sheep, perhaps a red kite, a buzzard or a red fox. If you’re really lucky you mightContinue reading “Large scale mammal reintroductions in the UK – what are they and why do we want them?”

A little bird told me…

Edition: Restore Our Rivers Newsletter blog by Joshua Harris You can really immerse yourself in a river. Both literally of course, but also by observing the physical and biological activity which is taking place there. Rivers, and aquatic environments in general, have an extra dimension of living space for organisms to occupy – the water.Continue reading “A little bird told me…”

The power of Awe: How nature changed my outlook on my place in the world

By Ella Gregory Nature has an almost hidden power to elicit grand emotions from us. This concept, in literature, is called the sublime and is defined by the Tate as ‘a quality of greatness or grandeur that inspires awe and wonder…a source of inspiration for artists and writers, particularly in relation to the natural landscape.‘Continue reading “The power of Awe: How nature changed my outlook on my place in the world”