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Natural history documentaries have traditionally avoided knotty conservation issues. But they are changing.
Hares should be ubiquitous on these hills and gorselands at dusk, enchanting us with their elegant play.
People often seek out nature because they want solitude. The truth is, I like people.
Surely there's a better way to teach children to venerate life than the current biology curriculum?
In recent years, some of the most beautiful moths have either died out here or are now only rare summer visitors.
There have been times when I’ve felt sick to the stomach at what is being done worldwide by “people” - but the world is moving on a longer timescale than ours.
A visit to Land of the Lions shows how our relation to captive animals is changing.
As the climate changes, we will mourn the clarity of the idealised spring, whose business in nature is to promote renewal after a period of rest.
I loved the walled garden until one day a sign appeared, placed there by developers and warning me to keep out.
He ate earthworms as a badger, tore open binbags as an urban fox, and was hunted by a bloodhound as a deer.
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