The Murky Truth of Britain’s Green Energy

While the burning of biomass is already a key part of Britain’s energy supply it is also positioning itself to be a key supplier, pushing other countries to follow it’s example and switch from coal to biomass.
With the sustainability of burning of biomass already a hot topic, is the Britain’s search really about protecting the environment or more about profit?

Walking the Snowdon Horseshoe: Crib Goch to Y Lliwedd

The national Park of Snowdonia lies in the northernmost corner of Wales. It separates the Isle of Anglesey, lying off the north west coast, from the rest of the British Isles with deep glacial valleys and the highest peaks in the United Kingdom outside of the Scottish Highlands. One such peak, distinctively pyramidal in appearanceContinue reading “Walking the Snowdon Horseshoe: Crib Goch to Y Lliwedd”

Plants & Particles – The mystery behind photosynthesis

Plants are all around us. They grow and thrive, all without apparently moving from their primary position in the soil (apart from banana plants that “walk” along). So how do they do this without getting around to look for food like us? Their trick is to let their food come to them, or flow overContinue reading “Plants & Particles – The mystery behind photosynthesis”

Is There Any Truth In Ents?

The importance of trees has been well known to most for some time, from their role in producing the air we breathe to their role as important habitats for other creatures, creatures that included us in the past. Now however, as climate change weighs more heavily on the public consciousness and the amazon burns, more focus is being placed on just how key trees are in their ecosystems with some trees being the MVP of their game.