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Wales is world-leader in DNA barcoding all native plants and conifers

Wales is the first nation in the world to have DNA barcoded all of its native flowering plants and conifers, opening up huge potential for research into biodiversity conservation and human health. For more information click on the link:- http://www.gardenofwales.org.uk/science/barcode-wales/

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New Natural Resource Body Consultation Launched

New natural resource bodyWales: have your say on its future powers and functions The Welsh Government Environment Minister, John Griffiths, is keen to hear views on how the new body that will manage Wales’ natural resources should operate and exactly … Continue reading

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The Bridgend ‘Species of the Day’ today is the Red Kite

Red Kite, originally uploaded by Dave Hamster. Our ‘species of the day’ series is a month long feature throughout June 2011 that celebrates biodiversity in the County Borough of Bridgend, South Wales. It’s part of Wales Biodiversity Week that promotes … Continue reading

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The Bridgend ‘Species of the Day’ today is the Shore Crab

Shore Crab – Carcinus maenas, originally uploaded by foxypar4. Our ‘species of the day’ series is a month long feature throughout June 2011 that celebrates biodiversity in the County Borough of Bridgend, South Wales. It’s part of Wales Biodiversity Week … Continue reading

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The Bridgend Species of the Day today is the Adder (Vipera beris)

Don’t You Love It When A Plan Works Out!, originally uploaded by me’nthedogs. Our ‘species of the day’ series is a month long feature throughout June 2011 that celebrates biodiversity in the County Borough of Bridgend, South Wales. It’s part … Continue reading

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Coppicing in Bridgend: 19th February 2011

Coppicing in Bridgend, originally uploaded by Bridgend Countryside Volunteers1. Coppicing at Frog Pond Wood Local Nature Reserve This is a traditional form of woodland management whereby narrow diameter trees are cut to the ground with loppers and bow saws, and … Continue reading

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