Author Archive | Tom Walmsley

Biophilia – vital to understand it!

Biophilia in which an individual feels connected to nature, has been linked with better health. But we have a long way to go before we can more fully understand the mechanisms by which an innate love of nature can benefit our health. An important part of this discussion – an overlooked one in our opinion […]

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Your Green Future

University of West of England sponsored a conference for 400 students to discuss green careers with professional in different sectors of green industries: Your Green Future.  The Environmental Education Project was there to promote photography as a sustainable industry, with a caveat for excess travel in some cases, with an opportunity to use photography as […]

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‘Global Classroom’ program launched

Mathematics Comes To Life… At Clifton High School, year 5 and 6 enjoyed a live Skype call with the ‘Song of the Whale’ research boat, experiencing mathematics in action in the ‘real world’. The children have been studying data from the boat in their lessons – regarding how the boat’s location is charted using mathematics […]

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Our Footprints

Commissioned by Robert Harding World Images The term ‘Carbon Footprint’ means the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organization, or community. The footprint, or impact, of releasing this gas is to add to the ‘greenhouse gases’ trapped in the earth’s atmosphere, which are […]

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A River Runs Through it

Commissioned by Robert Harding World Images Tiny, trickling streams, meandering rivers, gushing waterfalls and vast estuaries represent just some of the diversity of our natural watercourses.   With such variety in shape and size along their course, rivers and streams provide shelter and feeding opportunities for a wide range of plants and animals.  Deep pools […]

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Bugs make the world go round

Commissioned by Robert Harding World Images Did you know that one in three mouthfuls of our food depends on bugs? Strawberries, coffee, chocolate and apples, to name just a few, would not exist if they had not been pollinated by these important creatures. Bugs are ‘invertebrates’, which means they have no backbone. There are 40,000 species in Britain and […]

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100 Year Whale War is Over

Commissioned by Robert Harding World Images The Hundred Year War is over for Whales! Most of the great whales, in the southern hemisphere, visit the Southern Oceans to feed during their annual migration.   For the last 100 years they have been hunted in this region but for  for the first time in 100 years, they […]

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