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7th Printing for Lost Art

The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs is now into its seventh printing in the US. My thanks to all…

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Newsletter Mini Challenges

I just sent out my latest newsletter (you can subscribe at the bottom), which included the four mini challenges below:…

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New York Times - By the Book

My thanks to the Don Winslow for giving How to Read Water a mention in the 'By the Book' column…

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Trentepohlia, Moisture and Signs Pointing North

Here is a nice example of trentepohlia on the north side of a tree. This algae can be one of…

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BBC Radio 4 Tweet of the Day

I was honoured to record Tweet of the Day for BBC Radio 4 recently. I chose the wood pigeon, more…

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The Wedge Effect

My thanks to Malcolm Pinches for sending in these great examples of the 'wedge effect' from the Isle of Eigg…

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New Podcast

Whilst in the US in March, I recorded an interview with Jason Milligan for the G.O. - Get Outside podcast.…

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Cook Pines lean towards the equator

Researchers have discovered that Cook pine trees lean towards the equator, regardless of where in the world they grow. There…

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Finding Water with Plants

Once we notice the plants that thrive beside water, we can use those plants as a map to find hidden…

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Be guided by nature
RT @rabihalameddine: Images from The Book of Fixed Stars, an astronomical text written by Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi around 964. https://t.co/aH…
RT @sommermathis: Had so much fun working with @NaturalNav and @beck2thefuture on this—I'll never look at a crescent moon the same way http…
An Animated Guide to Nature's Best Wayfinding Secrets @atlasobscura https://t.co/ZUYBXrBwCu
I know I left the car here somewhere. #HowToReadWater https://t.co/ZSX6grdehn
RT @DickKingSmith: Genuine horse enraged by cheap imitation horse. https://t.co/igyYA1bbPx https://t.co/3xDIfOT4pK