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Trees breath life into gardens – and city streets

John Manley
ONE of the more interesting elements of the now derailed Belfast-Derry joint bid for European City of Culture was the proposal for an urban forest in Belfast city centre stretching along Royal Avenue towards the expanded Ulster University at York Street.

Take on Nature: Let's go find a Kite

Tony Bailie
Operation Red Kite. The mission: To travel to a secret location and observe rare birds which were reintroduced into Ireland after being extinct for nearly two centuries.

Take on Nature: Arrival of the whooper heralds autumn’s swan song

Stephen Colton
AT THE same time as storm Ophelia was making landfall along the Cork and Kerry coastline recently, my eyes were drawn skyward towards a 20-plus flock of whooper swans, also about to make landfall, after an exhausting journey from their breeding grounds in Iceland.

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