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"Rainbow and the rain" by Ryan Ojibway is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

US Study reveals ‘new’ source of microplastics

It’s a great headline: “Plastic Is Falling From The Sky- But Where’s It Coming From?” The answer is not so great, because most of us are contributing: rubber rubbed off our car tyres. Read the story here: Featured… Read More

Outdoor Daily III

Sometimes, even I have to admit that it is a little bit unpleasant outdoors. Like today. I walked out with heavy rain and wind on my back and returned walking into it. A couple of miles and even… Read More

Outdoor Daily III

I can’t resist to post a picture of a beautiful sunrise… … it’s stunning and awe-inspiring and grounding and makes me happy… …taking in the big sky …and contemplating details.

Darwin200 day 19: wind, rain, low cloud and sky(e)

The night brought a good breeze and we woke up to a transformed Sound of Raasay: the cloud so low, Skye appeared as flat as a pancake. In the afternoon we cleaned a beach near Broadford and recorded… Read More

Outdoor Daily

This is what the English summer does so well: some sunshine (hardly ever too much), a few clouds (ok, it can be all grey), a light breeze (hmm, sometimes it’s a gale) the odd shower that refreshes the… Read More

Outdoor Daily

Damp ferns glistening. I very much enjoyed the 12 weeks of near- uninterrupted sunshine in Cornwall. It made lockdown bearable. But soils dried and despite watering, some of the new woodland trees, planted for my carbon footprint offset,… Read More

Outdoor Daily

Moss, giddy with drink, after another night of rain. Weeks and weeks of dry weather had desiccated its fronds, stifled growth, dulled appearance. Delightful is a closer look: glossy fresh greens and great diversity of shapes and sizes… Read More