The global economy is facing a perfect storm of rising population, scarcity of vital resources, volatile prices of essential materials and resources such as energy, degradation of ecosystems and biodiversity, and the effects of climate change. These significant global and UK trends mean that environment and sustainability need to be integrated into decision making at all levels: in the way businesses and organisations are managed; in the design and deve
All too often, we stay in our little boxes. Scientists talk to scientists, artists talk to artists, writers talk to… themselves (well, I do anyway). It is a rare and special subject that brings people together, across disciplines and from a wide range of organisations. Nature is that special subject. It is all at once the inspiration for creativity, a medicine for the ill, the pound signs for tourism and for all of us the great provider of services th
The EDP has published a story on the emerging River Wensum Strategy for Norwich. (more…)
Defra has reported on its biodiversity offsetting pilots that ran from April 2012 to March 2014. (more…)
The new Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards celebrate people who made an environmentally friendly contribution to their local area or the county in the last year. Entries are being sought from individuals, groups and organisations with a strong sustainable living or eco-friendly ethos, or groups and organisations that show they adopt a sound ecological approach to all their business. Benefits include; All entrants receive a certificate, and each categ...
The second Wild Words debate "Health, Wellbeing and Nature" with Baroness Barbara Young is available to listen to on our YouTube channel. (more…)
Following on from the tremendous first debate we are pleased to announce the next Wild Words will be held on Thursday 10th December at the Anteros Arts Centre and we are delighted that Baroness Barbara Young will be speaking on the subject and setting the scene for the discussion that follows. The debate will look at the link between 'Health, Well-being and Nature'. (more…)
You can now listen to the first Wild Words debate "Within You, Without You" on our YouTube channel. Our speakers were the noted writers and authors Richard Mabey and Mark Cocker. (more…)
The start of our Wild Words series is fast approaching. The first debate will be held at Dragon Hall 17:30 -19:00 on Tuesday 29th September. The speakers are the noted writers and authors Richard Mabey and Mark Cocker and the title will be 'Within You Without You', after the title of a Beatles track that talks about the life within you and the life without you and the connection of the two. (more…)
We're pleased to announce a new group is coming together made up of individuals who work for nature through their profession, their leisure, their art or their science. (more…)...