Every few weeks I share some of the interesting things I've seen or read that you might be interested in too. They are Things You Might Have Missed (TYMHM)!
🐕 I was quite horrified that an article I thought was about dogs sniffing out disease actually said research shows our pets can be early warning systems for toxics in our environment because they get diseases quicker. Made me hug my dog a little tighter.
🥾 In amongst all my diversity reading this week, I came across this story of a thru hiker breaking stereotypes on the Appalachian Trail. Her description of the lifestyle got me thinking about all my thru hiking dreams.
🏄♀️ UK surf brand Finisterre have started a mini blog series on Rewilding the Sea. We know that leaving sections of the ocean alone allows for regeneration and improves the fish stocks around the protected area, not just inside it. What if active steps were taken to add things back in?
🐏 Talking of rewilding – they've discovered that if you alleviate the pressure of grazing from areas for long periods of time (years!) all sorts of birds return. This is a long read, but an important one if you're into your rewilding news.
🚲 It can be tricky to know what to do when your sport has a sudden influx of keen amateurs, but former pro cyclist Phil Gaimon has some great advice for cycling newbies and veterans.
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