Birdbrains

Birdbrains

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds’ Big Garden Birdwatch takes place on the weekend of the 27-29 January. It’s an annual event that gives us the opportunity to enjoy watching the birds in our gardens or in a local park, whilst recording the number of...

COP15 – Implementation Required

COP15 – Implementation Required

The UN Biodiversity Conference COP15 was held from 7th to 19th December in Montreal. The conference was an opportunity for governments to take action on the enormity of the biodiversity loss, species extinction and destruction of ecosystems that is the result of human...

Heads-Up

Heads-Up

Heads-Up Burying our heads will not save us. But if tempted to hide away from the realities of the environmental crisis, we could find ourselves face to face with one of the solutions.  Humanity appears to consider itself king - or queen - of the animal kingdom. We...

Cutback Gardening

Cutback Gardening

Are you familiar with the term shabby chic? The idea of using worn, used items to decorate a house or design a room, has been popular for decades. Rather than insisting that items of furniture remain pristine or as new, or face a trip to the local tip, the shabby chic...

Brown. The New Green

Brown. The New Green

Whilst England celebrates winning the Women’s Euro final, you might be surprised to hear that the equivalent of 30 football pitches of healthy soil is lost every minute? Soil is often overlooked in the fight to stop and reverse climate change. At first glance, there...