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Unearthing the Senses in Our Experience of Woodlands

by Karis Jade Petty This blog post originally appeared on the Woodland Trust News and Blog. Have you ever stood in a woodland and closed your eyes, even for a few moments? Could you hear the rummaging of the squirrel,

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Risk, Property, and the Politics of Nature

By Kelly Kay Last year, the School of Global Studies (through the Centre for Global Political Economy), in conjunction with the ESRC STEPS Centre, held a conference on the Financialisation of Nature. The conference produced some exciting and thought-provoking dialogue

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Wildlife or Domestic Animals?

by Amos Ochieng The question of whether or not to protect wildlife or domestic animals remains unanswered for many African countries. In Uganda for example, several attempts have  been made  to  conserve wildlife especially  on private land, around Lake Mburo

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Looking at Everyday Behaviour, is it a Good Idea to Put a Price on Nature?

by Lavinia Ioana Udrea When thinking about an answer to the title question, a good place to start would be to define our common understanding of the word: nature. nature – [mass noun] The phenomena of the physical world collectively, including

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