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Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards 2018-19 are open for entries!

Entries are now open for the eleventh Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards! The award scheme, hosted jointly by Norfolk County Council and Norwich City Council, recognises unsung environmental individuals, projects and schemes with a strong ecological or environmentally-friendly ethos, and groups and organisations which can show they adopt a sound eco approach to their business.…

By Wild Anglia October 5, 2018 Off

Connecting Wild Words and Actions

The sober assessment of Britain’s battered wildlife, as reported in the State of Nature Report of 2016, prompts a resuscitated call for new approaches to acting on wild words. There is an irony here. We are facing possibly the most serious disruption of long standing wildlife habitat in a generation, bearing in mind that throughout…

By Richard Powell OBE September 3, 2018 Off

Thought Piece, Natural Capital Evaluations

A certain credit card has had an advertising campaign which has used the notion that there are certain things in life which we hold so dear that we cannot put a price on them. Currently there are areas of natural capital which fall into the same category: priceless. So how, then, can we begin to…

By Wild Anglia December 13, 2016 Off

Viridor and Plantlife – Looking to the Future

Viridor is proud of its sustainability partner Plantlife, a conservation organisation looking after Britain’s wild flowers, plants and fungi. Plantlife have been speaking up for Britain’s wild flowers, plants and fungi for over 25 years. From the open space of their nature reserves to the corridors of government, Plantlife is there to raise the profile,…

By Wild Anglia November 21, 2016 Off

The Naturalness of Being

  “Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach, undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life”          Hermann Hesse, Bäume. Betrachtungen und Gedichte   German born Swiss poet and…

By Wild Anglia June 15, 2016 Off