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I'm James! A naturalist, conservationist, nature writer, environmenta..

Our garden (if we can call it that) was a barren old thing. Little more than a few square meters of concrete fenced off and overlooked on ..read more

It must be said, I miss living in the countryside. I miss the sight of natural greenery, fields, woodlands, bustling wetlands and bountiful ..read more

This year’s exercise in botanical appreciation continues with a flurry of species observed predominately in urban areas. Once again, non- ..read more

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of catching up with the long-staying male Black-throated Thrush at Whipsnade Zoo, in Bedfordshire (a long ..read more

As butterflies and newts are spotted in December, earlier than nature intended, scientists warn that species are losing their seasonal ..read more

Day 22: Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) A member of the daisy family with pale green, pinnatifid leaves, the distinctly daisy-like flowers ..read more

On New Year’s Eve, in a cosy cafe over pots of tea, a friend put a question to the group: ‘So what are you going to do to save the ..read more

It’s week three of this years exercise in botanical appreciation and, due to various commitments, plant-hunting this week has been ..read more

Figures released by the Woodland Trust show 1,064 ancient woodlands to be at risk of damage or destruction – the highest number since it ..read more

365 days, 365 plants, what could be hard about that? He says, racked by botanically induced panic. When I set out to document a different ..read more

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