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Thoughts, opinions, insights from Wild Anglia and guests on a wide range of environmental topics with new posts monthly.

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

Garden Cities and climate change

Across the UK there is a shortage of housing, and it is increasingly understood that we need to plan and build new, large-scale developments, as well as renewing existing towns and villages. At the same time, many people worry that any new places built will be no more than soulless, unattractive dormitory suburbs. How can…

By Wild Anglia May 6, 2016 Off

Sustainability skills underpin long-term economic success

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…

By Wild Anglia April 12, 2016 Off

Nature is a special subject

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…

By Wild Anglia March 1, 2016 Off

Well I never…

Was loving NBIS’s June bulletin and decided to post to share,  then saw the final news item -it’s priceless … – Haidee

By Wild Anglia June 30, 2014 Off

Pick one – or several

Wow, great events here from Norfolk Wildlife Trust  – based in Norfolk’s Bure Valley ‘Living Landscape’ area. Choose from practical tasks (where you might wield a rake),  evening talks, and  informative walks … These are excellent opportunities to get to know the nature that’s all around us. click to find out more…Further information – Haidee

By Wild Anglia June 30, 2014 Off