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Phototropism and Gravitropism

There is a nice example of gravitropism and phototropism in action in this picture. Gravitropism - The orientation of a plant or other organism in response to gravity. Phototropism - The orientation of a plant or other organism in response to light, either toward the source of light (positive phototropism)…

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BBC Winter Wonderland

I did a short piece for BBC Inside Out that was broadcast on Monday evening. It can be viewed via this link (within the UK, not sure about elsewhere). My bit is from about the 21st minute onwards. In the film there is some weather lore and a nice example…

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Snow and Gorse

It is that time of year when we get to enjoy snow and ice natural navigation clues. In the south of England there hasn't been a lot of snow, but it doesn't take a lot. If you study the photos I took on Black Down in Sussex recently, you'll see…

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