Biodiversity Corridor project to reinstate nature and wildlife to its rightful position in Montreal borough

The Canadian city of Montreal is set to reinstate nature in its rightful position with the creation of a Biodiversity Corridor, which will be implemented in the Saint-Laurent borough over the next 20 years. A team of four firms — civiliti, LAND Italia, Table Architecture and Biodiversité Conseil — designed the project, which was selected as the winning submission in a 2018 national landscape architecture … Continue reading Biodiversity Corridor project to reinstate nature and wildlife to its rightful position in Montreal borough

Wildlife reigns empty gardens and estates managed by the National Trust during lockdown

Wildlife has been enjoying empty gardens and estates managed by the National Trust throughout the UK, since the conservation charity closed its properties to restrict the spread of coronavirus. Rare sightings and uncharacteristic behaviours have been noted by staff at the Trust, who say the absence of visitors appears to have emboldened wildlife, with birds and mammals spotted venturing out of their usual territories. Reports … Continue reading Wildlife reigns empty gardens and estates managed by the National Trust during lockdown

Wild white stork chicks hatch in the UK for first time in centuries

White stork chicks have hatched in the wild in the UK for the first time in centuries, the White Stork Project announced. Eggs in one of three nests hatched at the Knepp Estate in West Sussex. Observers watched as the parents incubated the nest of five eggs located in an oak tree.They were seen removing eggshells from the nest and later regurgitating food for the chicks. … Continue reading Wild white stork chicks hatch in the UK for first time in centuries

Brazilian performance artist dressing as an extension of earth and nature teaches kids about conservation in the Amazon

Artist and activist Emerson Munduruku is teaching environmental conservation to children in Brazil through performance art under the guise of his his drag queen alter ego, Uýra Sodoma. Emerson Munduruku takes part in educational projects, teaching children about Amazon communities and how to both connect with and protect nature. His aim is to pass on to the next generation a sensibility towards the importance of … Continue reading Brazilian performance artist dressing as an extension of earth and nature teaches kids about conservation in the Amazon

Trees for Life volunteers isolate in Scottish Highlands to save more than 10,000 young trees

Volunteers dedicated to rewilding the Scottish Highlands have chosen to isolate in the wilds near Loch Ness to save more than 10,000 young trees from being lost during the coronavirus crisis. A team of six people from Trees for Life have been voluntarily isolating themselves at the charity’s flagship Dundreggan rewilding estate in Glenmoriston, near Loch Ness in the Highlands since 23 March in order … Continue reading Trees for Life volunteers isolate in Scottish Highlands to save more than 10,000 young trees

Make A Change to install 100 trash barriers on Bali’s waterways to prevent plastic pollution from going out to sea

Make A Change is testing low-tech floating trash booms on smaller streams and rivers in Bali to act as physical barriers to prevent plastic pollution from going out to sea and cleaning up the island’s waterways. Sungai Watch, River Watch in Indonesian, is the latest initiative from the Bali-based organisation which started life as a beach clean up project 10 years ago. It is an online … Continue reading Make A Change to install 100 trash barriers on Bali’s waterways to prevent plastic pollution from going out to sea