Category: News

News and bulletins.

The institution of Environmental Sciences

Great new webinar recording on soils and their importance follow the link to see Soil health is often forgotten about as a hidden resource beneath our feet and yet it provides many benefits for nature, people and climate. There are various nature-based solutions we can promote to better support soil health and to improve ongoing issues such…

By Richard Powell OBE June 18, 2021 Off

UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

A long-term passive rewilding study has shown that natural woodland regeneration could make a significant contribution to meeting the UK’s ambitious tree planting targets – potentially at no cost and within relatively short timescales. The research, led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), found natural growth due to seed dispersal by birds,…

By Richard Powell OBE June 18, 2021 Off

Another great summary from Inkcap Journal. As a Subscriber this is great, think about subscribing yourself

Inkcap Journal Welsh Nature & Flamingo Land By Inkcap Journal – 04 Jun 2021 – View online → Welcome to Inkcap Journal, a newsletter about nature and conservation in Britain. This is your Friday digest. You can still read this week’s investigation on whether English councils are managing their road verges for wildflowers. While this…

By Richard Powell OBE June 4, 2021 Off

Buglife success

Buglife reported yesterday that the EU court of Justice rejected again the chemical company Bayer attempt to overturn the Neonicotinoid pesticide ban. Matt Shardlow on Buglifes Website made this comment below. Buglife have worked hard to make the public aware this use of Neonicotinoids is so harmful and worked very hard to influence, educate and…

By Richard Powell OBE May 7, 2021 Off

Read Inkcap Journal

I subscribe to Inkcap journal. It is a brilliantly written journal, edited and often written by Sophie Yeo. She is a great writer and commissions great writer to explore all sorts of topic that effect the natural world I would recommend reading and subscribing to her website go to the link below. The latest is…

By Richard Powell OBE May 5, 2021 Off

Groundwork East Get Wild

Groundwork East has launched the new ‘Get Wild’ videos! The videos are packed with outdoor activities that parents and children can do in their garden or local green space. They can be done in all weathers and are a great way of getting children to use the outdoors as a place to play and learn.…

By Richard Powell OBE May 4, 2021 Off

Natural Capital Initiative

Natural Capital Initiative Spring newsletter 2021 This spring we been thinking and talking about the Dasgupta Review on the economics of biodiversity and what it means for the science and policy communities. The NCI has offered its natural capital priorities for coping with change while we wait for the “super year for nature” to pick up…

By Richard Powell OBE April 30, 2021 Off