Friday, 20 May 2016

Sliding into Action

The Royal Horticultural Society is apparently promising a detailed study of the best way to stop slugs and snails from causing havoc to garden plants ( They note that pellets, mulch and predatory nematodes have all be tried but these 'pests' (animals where we don't want them) continue to flourish in gardens. One could actually argue that the humans with their gardens encourage these beasties to do what comes naturally (i.e. eat lots of nice, well-watered plants). I'd put money on these adaptable molluscs.

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Kept on Ice

Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey are apparently rushing to the site of the calving of the A68 iceberg to examine an ecosys...