Simulated conditions for summer tourism in Europe for 1961–1990 and 2071–2100 according to a high-emissions scenario (IPCC SRES A2). More information is available in Ciscar et al., 2009 and Amelung and Moreno, 2009.
Tourism comfort index (TCI)
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Home gardens can add immensely to the biodiversity of cities and towns.
They provide cover, feeding and commuting routes for wildlife including hedgehogs, badgers, birds and butterflies. If you have a garden, increase its value by planting berry-bearing trees and flowering plants. Rowan, bird cherry and dandelion, among others, can serve as food and shelter to a wide range of invertebrates.
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