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Mary Colwell-Hector
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Producer, writer, commentator on the environment and religion, not very good runner
Producer, writer, commentator on the environment and religion, not very good runner

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The Hills are Alive
Its all kicking off in curlew land, they are streaming back to breeding grounds now and is great to get the reports from all over the country. People are posting on Twitter about hearing them and seeing them, and on Facebook, they are working their magic ag...

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A GCSE in Natural History - now.
A GCSE in Natural History – why it is needed. The idea for a GCSE in Natural History came to me while
chatting with Tony Juniper back in 2011.   Tony then wrote a piece for the Guardian ,
and I produced a flyer to sell the idea, and wrote a blog , for my ow...

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Green Ireland?
“Ireland's natural beauty is world-renowned. Glorious beaches, vast national parks, dramatic landscapes and interesting wildlife all make it the ideal destination for the nature enthusiast”  http://travelfeatured.com/beautiful-ireland-landscape/  So says Di...

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Ethical Carnivore - Louise Gray
I loved this book -   Ethical Carnivore   by Louise Gray - it got better the further in and I found myself thinking about it quite a lot.  Louise comes across as a kind, determined, vulnerable woman who wants to be honest about what she does.  She eats meat...

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The Four Relationships
The devastating news about the number of breeding curlews in Ireland has been difficult to take.  120 pairs left in the whole of the country.  This year there is only one pair breeding in County Sligo,  a rugged county of 2000 sq km of mountains, bogs and w...

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Changing the Approach
About 2 weeks after getting back from the Curlew Walk I was off again to the NW of Scotland to go on a trip to Priest Island, one of the Summer Isles, to help ring storm petrels.  I did it last year for the first time and loved it, so as the offer was there...

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Day 30- Curlew Walk
Sorry it has been so long since the last post but time and internet connection together are rare and there always seems to be a lot of correspondence to catch up on too.  In summary, I've walked through Wales and am now in the Peak District - home territory...

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