Thursday, 7 January 2016
Barbara Cartland Bay?
News that thousands of pink plastic bottles, apparently full of stain remover, have washed up on Cornish beaches is disconcerting (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-35241869). Not only are the pink plastic containers very slow to degrade but the contents of the bottles could have a devastating effect on marine life. And we used to think that only mass oil release was a serious problem!
Hurricane Ophelia also blew a Green lacewing ( Chrysopa 7-punctata ) into my house.
A combination of night rain and day-time sun has resulted in more Bynea blooms. The Southern marsh orchid ( Dactylorhiza praetermissa...
A study ( https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/feb/01/special-spit-is-the-secret-of-uniquely-sticky-frog-tongues-study-reveals ) has...
It is always sad to hear of problems occurring at places you have used for teaching and the outbreak of h5n8 avian influenza at Abbot...