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29th January 2021 The recent discovery of a greater horseshoe bat at the Centre for Alternative Technology is further evidence of the northward expansion of the species’ range. Dulcie Fairweather explores the implications.Read More
28th January 2021 The area where CAT is based is globally important for a number of species, including some fascinating lower plants. Lichenologist Dr Joe Hope explores the lichens, liverworts and mosses of…Read More
27th January 2021 Once nearly extinct in the UK, otters have made a remarkable comeback. Dulcie Fairweather explores a conservation success story and looks at how we are helping this charismatic carnivore to…Read More
7th January 2021 We are delighted to announce that the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) will be welcoming Iolo Williams and the BBC team back to our Mid Wales eco centre later this…Read More
7th January 2021 As the climate crisis deepens, more and more people report feelings of fear, anxiety and depression. Psychotherapist Ro Randall offers some ideas on how to cope.Read More
6th January 2021 How can we make our own homes and buildings as wildlife-friendly as possible? Gwyn Stacey looks at what we can do as householders and at the role the building and…Read More
5th January 2021 This time of year can be tough for birds and other wildlife. Dulcie Fairweather offers a few simple tips to help them make it through to spring.Read More
4th January 2021 We aren’t seeing the wood for the trees Political ecologist Dr Scott Leatham warns that we must sensitively restore nature, but we cannot rely on actions like tree planting alone…Read More
4th January 2021 Gardening journalist, editor and trainer, Kim Stoddart, explains the many benefits of improving and nourishing biodiversity in your garden, allotment or community green space.Read More
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