2 February is World Wetlands Day World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally each year on 2 February. It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Ramsar Convention. It is celebrated to raise awareness of wetland values and benefits and promote the conservation and wise use of wetlands. Wetlands Rivers, lakes, ponds and wet meadows
Hedgehogs hibernate through winter, so they need a shelter from cold weather and hungry predators. They also need a spot to nest to rear their young. Hedgehogs are the gardener’s friend, as they munch their way through pesky slugs. There are several ways to provide them with a suitable shelter. Even at the smallest yard.
Waste is part of our life. The existence of most things go back to natural resources. What we litter could often be reused, saving natural resources. But, plastic bags do not grow on trees. The smoke from burning waste is a health hazard. Waste in the landscape is a threat to our fresh water sources,
Globally, more people live in urban areas than in rural ones. Urbanisation is a selective force that is changing the composition of animal communities tremendously. During the process of urbanisation some animal species will disappear from the newly urbanised habitat. For example, birds that feed on specific natural food sources will fly to other areas
There are many ways how you can support birds in your own boundaries. No matter the size of your yard. Some support can even be provided on a balcony or windowsil. Autumn is the most busiest time for you, if you want to make your garden or yard bird friendly. As this is the time
The distinctive silhouette of the Eastern imperial eagle Aquila helica – with a body length of about 80cm and a wingspan of 2m – cuts an intimidating figure. Its body is almost entirely brown, though the crown and sides of the neck are light gold and patches of white mark the shoulders as well as the edges