Category Archives: Natural World

The UK’s Top 10 Greenest Cities

Positive.news – Feb 2017 – UK

A group of new maps have been released, showing the amount of green space in the UK’s 10 most populated cities.

The maps produced by Esri.co.uk, used satelitte imagery and mapping software to determine urban green locations.

The city ranking in 1st place is far ahead of it’s closest competitors in Glasgow (2nd) and Bristol (3rd). But can you guess with UK city this is?

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Eclipse, full moon and comet to occur at the same time and light up night sky in rare event

Independent.co.uk – Feb 2017 – Europe and Africa

comet, eclipse and full moon A comet known as 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova (catchy name) will be joined by a luminous ‘snow moon’ and lunar eclipse, as tonight’s night sky puts on one of it’s greatest shows!

These events will best be seen across Europe and Africa as long as the cloudy weather stays away. This is being dubbed as a once in a life time sighting, so get your kettle boiled and jackets on in preparation for the lunar spectacle.

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