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What’s the buzz?

Over the last few weeks the British countryside and particularly the gardens, woods and fields around Madingley have really come to life. From where I am sitting in my office, I can see the meadow at the back of Madingley … Continue reading

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Britain’s Largest Wildlife Reserve

In the damper areas are groups of tiny springtails, each the size of a grain of sand, but velvety and striped like a diminutive zebra. Soft and nutritious, these tiny arthropods must live in constant fear for their lives. And … Continue reading

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In praise of fleas

We don’t own a cat, but a neighbour’s has decided to adopt us. Sleek and affectionate, it joins us for breakfast, curls up on the chair in our conservatory, and lounges around on the top of our rabbit’s hutch. The … Continue reading

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