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February weather and climate report

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Volunteers clean up in Marlborough Park

Gloomy conditions fail to dampen spirits of the Friends of the Shuttle team as another shocking amount of rubbish is removed from in and around the river. Thanks to all those who came to Marlborough Park this morning (January 14th) despite … Continue reading

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First chilly snap brings Snipe to Thames Road Wetland

Although I didn’t get out til gone 10.30 this morning (January 1st), there was a chill in the air that hasn’t featured so far this ‘winter’. On the way to Thames Road Wetland for a solo work session,  a Song … Continue reading

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Purple haze as Lesnes woods conservationists brave persistent rain

Six members of Lesnes Abbey Woods Conservation Volunteers turned out on Sunday morning (August 23rd) for the last heathland task of the year, despite the threat of persistent rain, which soon became a reality. There was some cover from the … Continue reading

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Climate and weather for March 2015.

March was sunnier and drier than normal, but only very slightly warmer. This newsletter follows global environmental issues alongside the cycle of the seasons in South East England. Prime Meridian is published as part of the outreach programme of the Ecospheres Project’s Earth Campaign. Email: … Continue reading

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Weather and climate report for February 2015

England saw its 4th sunniest January since 1929. This newsletter follows global environmental issues alongside the cycle of the seasons in South East England. Prime Meridian is published as part of the outreach programme of the Ecospheres Project’s Earth Campaign. Email: prime-meridian01@hotmail.com Website: http://www.ecospheresproject.wordpress.co … Continue reading

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Weather and climate report for January 2015

This newsletter follows global environmental issues alongside the cycle of the seasons in South East England.   Prime Meridian is published as part of the outreach programme of the Ecospheres Project’s Earth Campaign. Email: prime-meridian01@hotmail.comWebsite: http://www.ecospheresproject.wordpress.co m/

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Weather and Climate report for December 2014

Latest Prime Meridian newsletter covering weather and climate, globally and locally, for December 2014 and annual review. 2014 has been cited by the UK’s Met Office as the warmest year in Britain since 1659. The Met Office reported that with the exception … Continue reading

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Weather reports for September and October 2014

Is the climate juggernaut unstoppable? The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has laid out disturbing predictions for climate change during this Century. “Human influence on the climate system is clear, and recent anthropogenic* emissions of greenhouse gases are the highest … Continue reading

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Foots Cray Meadows bird walk report. October 28th 2014.

This RSPB Bexley Group event was led by Ralph and Brenda Todd, who have provided this report and photos. Not one but two kingfishers called and flew up river behind Michael Heath (Chair of Friends of Foots Cray Meadows and … Continue reading

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