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Wild bison are being reintroduced to parts of Europe

The image of bison evokes romanticised notions of the iconic American West. Efforts to reintroduce them to states like Idaho and Montana, despite coming across often fierce opposition from various groups and ranchers, have been largely successful. The American Prairie Reserve in Montana have managed to raise a herd of pure-bred bison (Bison bison) from […]

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International year of soils

Soils are a fundamental part of what drives our life on Earth. It is estimated that 95 per cent of all of our food is produced directly or indirectly in soil, not to mention it is a major component in providing food security and nutrition. Soils are so important for our basic functions that the […]