‘Storm worse than ever today’: how schoolteachers tracked weather in the Outer Hebrides Members only Members only
School logbooks from the nineteenth century reveal how islanders coped with a period of particularly stormy weather. In their resilience is a lesson for the future.
At a Manchester bog, conservationists are still battling the damage of the Industrial Revolution Members only Members only
A toxic legacy lies beneath the surface of Holcroft Moss. What does that mean for its future?
'The life of an animal is not an experiment' Members only Members only
Seven years ago, as research for her book, Louise Gray learned how to stalk deer. She explains here why that kill was never going to be one-off event.
On Llantrisant Common, a butterfly took on the bureaucrats – and won Members only Members only
Conservationists despaired after an application to translocate caterpillars was denied, while another to kill them was approved. Yet, against the odds, the marsh fritillary is back.
A journey through the Cairngorms – and through time Members only Members only
The naturalist Seton Gordon chronicled the changing landscapes of the Highlands. His books show how far ecological baselines have shifted over the past hundred years.
The fight is on to save Coton Orchard Members only Members only
But why was the destruction of a declining habitat, rich in rare species, approved in the first place?
Stories in the peat Members only Members only
Through the earth's natural archives, Annie Worsley explores the history of her Highlands home.
How London's trees became chronicles of climate change Members only Members only
As the climate warms, the urban landscape is changing – and the city's tree officers have a front-row seat.