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5 Things You Need to Know About Wildlife Corridors

5 Things You Need to Know About Wildlife Corridors | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

"We live in a very inter-connected world. This is something that conservationists have learned when studying the species that they are trying to protect; It's not good enough to create protected habitats that are isolated, like islands surrounded by roads, fences, farmlands, cities, etc. That's not how most species have evolved. Their habitats need to be connected to others via wildlife corridors if life there is to really thrive and be robust enough to survive in the long-term. Here's a few reasons why these corridors are so important."

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Planning and creating a wildlife-friendly garden

Planning and creating a wildlife-friendly garden | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

"A good wildlife garden is more than just a corner of a garden left to go wild. Whether you are creating a new wildlife garden, or have an established one, think of it as a nature reserve and you are the warden."

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Why bees & biodiversity benefit from indigenous wildflowers - Green Living - The Ecologist

Why bees & biodiversity benefit from indigenous wildflowers - Green Living - The Ecologist | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Filling your garden with wildflowers helps honeybees and butterflies, and creates a relaxed mood.

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Look what’s struggling to swim the Thames now… trout

Look what’s struggling to swim the Thames now… trout | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Increasing numbers of rivers in towns and cities in Britain are now so clean that anglers are fly-fishing in them for trout and grayling, which are specialised clean-water species, a new book says.
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Stephen Harrison's curator insight, October 10, 2013 2:48 PM

This is what I like to hear. I'll be all over the river Douglas before long just for old times sake.

The Planetary Archives™ 's curator insight, December 21, 2013 4:17 PM

Now let's see this in the US of A....