Challenging Habitat Blog

Outdoor Daily

Ragwort! Its flowers are pretty but it contains, as many plants, some toxins that deter grazing. To animals this can be a problem when consumed in hay, but fresh it tastes too bad to be consumed in quantities… Read More

Devon Great Consols Mine

I’ve recently reported on the risk associated with recreational activities or working on an abandoned copper and arsenic mine in the Tamar Valley, UK. Read these posts at ‘Challenging Habitat‘ and ‘Arsenic Health Risk at UK World Heritage… Read More

Challenging Habitat

Let me take you to an excursion to the origin of this blog: I started writing about my thoughts on mining and its legacy in the UK and beyond. I wrote about the soils contaminated by metal mining… Read More