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Nature’s Power to Heal

After some stormy days, the house martins that returned here in the middle of April are settling into their nests, having waited patiently for the rain and winds to clear.

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The Madness of Human Intervention

This morning I caught the tail end of a fascinating discussion on Radio 4’s Today Programme about how human intervention has changed the planet in the past and how we stand at a pivotal and extraordinary point in our relationship with Earth now.

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Making Mistakes: Where has the Spontaneity Gone?

Within you is the memory of your ancestors, and you have a good knowledge of human history too.  Why, then, with all your awareness of life, and right and wrong, and being on Earth, do you continue to make mistakes?

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Flooding in Somerset – Nature Coming First

 

The scenes of devastated villages and farms in the Somerset levels inspire the greatest compassion in we who observe from afar, hearing stories of drowned badgers being washed up in houses, lost livestock and livelihoods, valueless properties, and conditions of unimaginable hardship for those who are marooned in a sea of water. Nature is showing her pre-eminence, harshly.

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Red Squirrels Proving the Resilience of Nature

Good news on wildlife is scarce these days, and so to learn about the survival and recovery of the red squirrel population in the UK is heartening. It is more than just about red squirrels, however, – the scientific conclusions have implications for all of nature.

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When Nature gets Out of Control…..

It is ironic that, just when the European Commission is about to outline plans to deal with the invasive plants and animals which threaten our native flora and fauna, Syria is reported to have the potential to use lethal biological weapons – living organisms that are lethal to plants, animals and people, and largely invisible.

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Living Harmlessly with Nature

Many people responded to my blog yesterday on the rabbits which have decided to live under my vegetables; while everyone saw the humour as well as the charm in the situation, some talked of the difficulty of living harmlessly with wildlife, and I appreciate their point – it is not easy to find a perfect balance with nature.

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Food on the Wild Side

The Cambrian Mountains, where I live, are some of the oldest hills in the world, and it was a delight to spend time this weekend walking in their shadow as I learned about foraging for food in nature.

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The Resilience of Nature

The heavy snows in my Welsh village began to melt today despite a chilling cold, and at once the birds and other wildlife responded to the rare sunlight, singing and playing as they resumed their early spring breeding patterns.

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Man’s Focus on Money, Nature’s Focus on Truth

These times are full of reminders of human frailty as British politicians compete desperately for credit over their contrived Leveson solution and EU leaders attempt to manage a fiscal crisis related to the Cyprus levy, massive indebtedness and a permitted system which enables abuse of institutions and regulation on a massive scale. It is extraordinary that our leaders have created a situation whereby corruption thrives and the poor and innocent suffer.

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