Eden Project's Biodiversity Blogs

How we designed our new biodiversity chandelier

October 11, 2013
Author: Carys Barriball

When Celine Holman, Eden’s senior exhibit designer maker, was given the brief to ‘tell the story of biodiversity and create a wow’, the possibilities were endless. With the brief fulfilled and the biodiversity chandelier hanging magnificently above heads over our Rainforest Aerial Walkway, Celine reveals the story behind it in this blog. A spectacular focal [...]

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Art heads to Cornwall from Chile

January 2, 2013
Author: Hannah

Artist Freya Morgan reports from the deepest forests of Chile, where she is exploring the long lost cousins of the traditional beech tree – to create a unique piece of artwork for Eden’s garden next spring. The beech tree has always been an inspiration to me as an artist. I love the magical, glass-like quality [...]

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How to build an insect home

December 10, 2012
Author: Hannah

At our Freaky Nature with Bugs event this half-term (28 May – 2 June 2013), get the low down on the good, the bad and the ugly of the bug world; discover which bugs are plant-friendly and which definitely aren’t! Why not try making your own insect home – or ‘hotel’ – out of junk, [...]

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Eden convenes orchard event for South West

April 29, 2011
Author: Hannah

Eden is convening an event on South West fruit production, covering everything from cider varieties to biodiversity in orchards to marketing fruit crops. The afternoon event on 16 May is the latest in the series of Fruit Focus South West that aims to raise the profile and standards of fruit production in the region. Organised in [...]

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Calling volunteers for Cornish orchard survey

April 18, 2011
Author: Hannah

Eden is helping do vital research on Cornwall’s orchards – and we’re looking for people to help with this between now and the end of May. It’s part of a national initiative to record biodiversity within these important habitats. Now that orchards are listed as one of the ‘priority habitats’ for conservation action by the [...]

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