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The search begins to find 2012's most wildlife friendly farmer

The search begins to find 2012's most wildlife friendly farmer | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

"RSPB Scotland has launched its annual search to find the farmer that does the most for nature.
 

The Nature of Farming Awards, run by the RSPB with support from Butterfly Conservation and Plantlife, and sponsored by The Telegraph, aims to showcase the range of conservation measures being carried out by farmers across Scotland and the UK."

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Ways To help The Environment

Ways To help The Environment | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Most of us think that any action we take to contribute in protecting our home won’t do much since it will be just come from a single person.
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Nature deficit disorder 'damaging Britain's children' - BBC News

Nature deficit disorder 'damaging Britain's children' - BBC News | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
BBC NewsNature deficit disorder 'damaging Britain's children'BBC NewsBy Richard Black Environment correspondent, BBC News UK children are losing contact with nature at a "dramatic" rate, and their health and education are suffering, a National...
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Conserving biodiversity hotspots 'could bring world's poor $500bn a year'

Conserving biodiversity hotspots 'could bring world's poor $500bn a year' | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Study puts economic value on the indirect ecosystem services provided by the world's poorest people...
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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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Pesticides hit queen bee numbers

Pesticides hit queen bee numbers | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Some of the world's most commonly used pesticides are killing bees by damaging their ability to navigate and reducing numbers of queens, research suggests.
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Need those bees!!
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Garden starlings in UK decline by 79%

Garden starlings in UK decline by 79% | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

Numbers of starlings spotted in public's gardens has fallen by almost four-fifths since 1979, the RSPB reveals. What can we do to help?

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