Blogs

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Joe Harknkess birdwatching

Bird Therapy, by Joe Harkness

Part of our Mental Health Awareness Series. Joe Harkness writes about the therapeutic benefits of birdwatching on his blog and Twitter account: 'Bird Therapy'. He is setting up a venture…

Child with leaves & bluebells (c) Tom Marshall

Feel better outside, feel better inside

Research continues to show that being active in nature helps us all to grow, live and age well. And that means green environments can help reduce the strain on the NHS. Dom Higgins is Nature and…

Graffiti and plants (c) Paul Hobson

Planning for people and wildlife?

Given the current housing crisis, a parliamentary bill to help identify and free up more land to build homes and provide upfront information to communities should be welcomed - but is it all good…

Linnet flock

Brexit, wildlife and a devolved UK

Wildlife knows no political boundaries. I was reminded of this recently when I visited archaeological digs at Must Farm and Flag Fen in East Anglia. The finds of fish hooks and the remains of…

Volunteers - Chris Gomersall/2020VISION

A Natural Health Service

In this blog, Dom Higgins, Nature and Wellbeing Manager for The Wildlife Trusts, makes the case for a natural health service in the UK to benefit all our mental health and wellbeing