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Tag Archives: Wildlife Trusts
Biodiversity Challenge: 20 years on
It seems unbelievable to me but it is 20 years this week since the launch of “Biodiversity Challenge.”I am going to celebrate this anniversary with a series of blogs this week, and possibly next. Challenge, as it became known, was … Continue reading
Posted in Action Plans, biodiversity, biodiversity challenge, environmental policy Tagged biodiversity, Biodiversity Challenge, Butterfly Conservation, Conservation, Convention on Biological Diversity, Environment, Friends of the Earth, Plantlife, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Site of Special Scientific Interest, Wildlife Trusts 2 Comments
What are we waiting for?
Reading George Monbiot’s book on re-wilding has made me think a great deal about what would need to change in Britain in order for us to restore nature to something like a sustainable level, and to give it the resilience it will … Continue reading
Posted in agriculture, biodiversity, conservation, environmental policy, farming, Floodplains, George Monbiot, grazing, management, public land, rewilding, semi-natural, uplands, wolves Tagged Britain, England, George Monbiot, re-naturing, Semi-Natural, State of Nature, Straight-tusked elephant, Wildlife Trusts Leave a comment
Biodiversity Offsets and the Antique Woodland Roadshow
What exactly is an Antique Woodland? The other day I found myself at a recent event put on by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Biodiversity to discuss Biodiversity Offsets. The Consultation is out at the moment and you can … Continue reading
Barberries and Badgers
Amid all the hysteria and anger around the Badger Cull, which has now commenced, I might be accused of jumping on the bandwagon. Well OK, maybe, though I have done work in the past on the badger issue, researching and … Continue reading
Posted in agricultural pests, agriculture, badgers, barberry, biodiversity, environmental policy, farming, invasive species, Owen Paterson Tagged Agriculture, badger, badger cull, Barberry, Berberis, Britain, farming, Iran, Middle East, Puccinia, Shrub, Wildlife Trusts 3 Comments