Challenging Habitat Blog

Outdoor Daily II

Autumn brings into sharper focus that nature wastes nothing and the laws of thermodynamics. A fallen tree: Surface for epiphytesSubstrate for fungiFood for bacteriaHabitat for invertebrates Matter and energy. Life cycles. Upcycling. Recycling. Reuse. Circular economy. Nothing new… Read More

Outdoor Daily II

New life! We’ll before oaks shed their last leaves, acorns are preparing the next generation. A lesson in sustainability to all of us from the scale of families and education, organisations and businesses to political parties and government.

Outdoor Daily

This spring, I saw the first oil beetles in mid April. I’m coming back to them today, because I’ve witnessed something I’d call, forgive the anthropomorphism, a bit of ‘poetic justice’. When the tiny larvae of oil beetles… Read More