Andrea Abbott

Environment
Andrea Abbott

Caring for marine life and people

Biodiversity conservation is often considered only in regard to terrestrial areas of our planet. But ocean ecosystems also urgently need protection. This is the goal of Marine Protected Areas.

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Environment
Andrea Abbott

Lawn and Order

A manicured lawn – the pride and joy of enthusiastic gardeners everywhere and a millstone round their necks.

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Environment
Andrea Abbott

The bee’s knees

A straggly-looking plant that’s often dismissed as a weed turns out to be the bee’s knees.

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Andrea Abbott
Andrea Abbott

The art of insects

One of the challenges that conservationists face is to change attitudes towards insects. One way to do so is through art.

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Opinion
Andrea Abbott

No Lake for a Swan

Humans have kept birds captive for centuries, either in cages or through clipping their wings. But what gives us the right to deny a bird free flight?

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Home
Andrea Abbott

Finding Flowers

In this time of unprecedented human-induced ecological destruction and with many of the world’s leaders apparently turning a blind eye, it might seem that only a super hero can save us. But that’s to underestimate what one or a few ordinary heroes can do to help restore ecological integrity.

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Travel and Leisure
Andrea Abbott

Literary ramblings

Literary connections add a cultural touch during a short rambling tour on the Isle of Wight and in parts of South Devon in England

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Andrea Abbott
Andrea Abbott

Persevering in a pandemic.

There can be few people on Earth who haven’t experienced at least some of the impacts of the Covid-19 global pandemic. Lives have been shattered, livelihoods lost, and economies wrecked. But amidst all the doom and gloom can be found inspiring stories of human resilience and creativity.

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