Nature

“Managing tourism and nature to stimulate both”, according to report

The research reports – led by the University of Exeter and funded by the UKRI Strategic Priorities Fund – identify ways to develop ‘positive synergies’ between the visitor economy and the protection and nature’s value in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Recommendations include creating local networks with “community buy-in” …

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Roll or Die: “Could an expensive exercise cult change my lazy nature?” | Australian way of life

I am trapped on a machine, alone, in the bedroom of an unknown mansion. Outside, yachts float on the glittering harbor. It’s dark inside, the lights are dimmed to appreciate the view from floor to ceiling. In the corner to my left, a fiddle leaf fig tree sits with glossy …

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Fullerton Arboretum hosts free online nature-related workshops

The Fullerton Arboretum offers free online workshops in June. Jie Tan will host “Explore Living Colors: The Ecology in Book Arts” on June 15th and 17th. In the workshop, participants will be able to create bookmarks, cards, collages, books and binding using leaves, flowers, paper and thread. In another workshop …

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EU needs legally binding targets to protect nature, say lawmakers

Flags of the European Union fly in front of the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium on May 5, 2021. REUTERS / Yves Herman / File Photo The European Union needs legally binding measures to protect nature and biodiversity, the European Parliament said on Wednesday, warning that previous …

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Springer Nature and LYRASIS announce open access sponsorship agreement for books

Atlanta | Heidelberg | London, 08 June 2021 Springer Nature has signed its first sponsorship agreement for open access books with LYRASIS, a US nonprofit association of libraries, archives and museums, starting in 2021. The agreement is expected to lead to the publication of new open access book titles. The …

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Mending the broken relationship with nature: tackling the link between biodiversity, ecosystems, health and climate change after COVID-19 – World

summary This guidance note highlights how human health is directly linked to the state of biodiversity and climate change in the Asia-Pacific region. Improving human health and mitigating future health disasters require simultaneously addressing these causal factors in an integrated manner. The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (COVID-19) is a zoonotic disease, transmitted …

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Time Running Out to Reach Deal to Save Natural World, Says UN Talks Chairman | Biodiversity

The world is running out of time to reach an ambitious deal to stem the destruction of the natural world, the negotiating co-chair of a crucial UN wildlife summit has warned, amid fears of a third delay in talks . Negotiators are due to meet in Kunming, China, in October …

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Reopening of the Chico Creek Nature Center – Chico Enterprise-Record

After a temporary closure, the Chico Creek Nature Center in Bidwell Park will reopen this Saturday with a day of games, crafts, animal tours. The Chico Creek Nature Center serves several purposes for Bidwell Park. Functioning as an information and partial guide center where park visitors can receive guided tours, …

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Learn to integrate landscapes, nature

Community News Through administrator | at June 05, 2021 San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy offers webinars to help homeowners integrate their landscapes with nature. As part of its new Next to Nature (N2N) program, the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC), in partnership with the Green Infrastructure Consortium and Condor …

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To kill or not to kill? Sibley Nature scientist talks rattlesnakes, ecosystem and danger

Posted: June 4, 2021 / 8:50 PM CDT / Update: June 4, 2021 / 8:50 PM CDT ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar) – A local scientist and naturalist says more rattlesnakes are above ground this time of year. Even though they might be more visible, he says that doesn’t mean these rattlesnakes …

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