Scotland

Photo: Simon Ingram, Kelpies (Some rights reserved) Scotland lies in the northern third of the island of Great Britain and shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the southwest. Larger cities include Edinburgh …

30 Days Wild

Logo Know your hashtags: #30DaysWild The UK’s WIldlife Trust hosts a month-long nature challenge each June. Join in and do something wild every day for a month and post the photos and relevant info on the social web. Key Linkswildlifetrusts.orgwildlifetrusts.org/[email protected]@wildlifetrusts Here are three things you can do straightaway to get ready for your month in the …

United Kingdom

Photo: Nan Palmero, Telephone Booth (Some rights reserved) The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and unitary state consisting of four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. HeadlinesUncovering Britain’s ancient rainforests – BBC Defra, UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural AffairsWorld-leading Environment Act becomes [email protected] Features Planeta

Scotland Links

Scotland Flag What would locals like others know about Scotland? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesHow a Scottish mountain weighed the planetRewilding Scotland: can we see the wood for the trees?£25 million for tourism recoveryScotland’s little-known fourth “language” How social media can help sustainable nature tourism – @frances_mancinihttp://www.europarc.org/news/2017/01/scotland-new-national-parkslesson-learned-twice-story-scotland’s-marine-protected-areasReintroduced beavers to stay after …

Glasgow

Photo: Ian Dick, Glasgow University Some rights reserved Glasgow (Scottish Gaelic: Glaschu) is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom. Glasgow’s Gaelic name, Glaschu, means “Green Glen.” Question – What would locals like others know about Glasgow? About Scotland? Also, how would these questions be translated …

Edinburgh

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Street Scene (Some rights reserved) Edinburgh is famous for festivals: Hogmanay, Fringe, and more. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/MNaMzxFCpmBh5gsF8 Elsewhere on the Webmedia.ed.ac.uk Current TimeEdinburgh Headlines10-best-jokes-from-the-edinburgh-fringescottish-capital-bids-to-catch-up Elsewhere on the Webprinces-street.comBAA [email protected] The National Museum of Scotland is situated in Chambers Street, in Edinburgh’s Old Town, a few minutes walk from the Royal Mile. Chambers Street …

Dundee, Scotland

Photo: Bernt Rostad, Dundee Dundee is the fourth-largest city in Scotland. The city lies within the eastern central Lowlands on the north bank of the Firth of Tay, which feeds into the North Sea. Headlineshttps://www.bbc.com/news/resources/idt-sh/dundee_the_city_with_grand_designs WikipediaDundee Planeta.com

Haggis

Haggis = Scottish dish consisting of a sheep’s or calf’s offal mixed with suet, oatmeal, and seasoning and boiled in a bag, traditionally one made from the animal’s stomach Headlines http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190123-why-scotland-loves-haggis Planeta.com Scotland

Crawick Multiverse

Photo: Ronan Cantwell, Multiverse Scotland – Crawick Multiverse is a spectacular example of contemporary land art in Dumfries & Galloway. What used to be a former open cast coal mine has been transformed into an enjoyable outdoor space. Privately funded by the Duke of Buccleuch and designed by globally-renowned landscape artist Charles Jencks, Crawick Multiverse is a …