The British Conservation Model: irrational, unambitious and afraid of nature?

A couple of years ago the Linnean Society brought together George Monbiot, Clive Hambler, Miles King and Aidan Lonergan from the RSPB, to discuss and debate future options for British conservation. The debate, including q&a lasted about an hour but is well worth a watch. It may be nearly two years out of date but the … Continue reading The British Conservation Model: irrational, unambitious and afraid of nature?

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Exploring the Ethics of Conservation and Farming

This weekend I was walking through Wareham Forest, an area of woodland and open heathland in Dorset, with a good friend of mine and we pondered many questions, something I enjoy doing when walking. These discussions led me to think about the ethical implications of what I have chosen to do in life. As someone … Continue reading Exploring the Ethics of Conservation and Farming

A favourite place of mine – The Naze in Essex

We all have our favourite places in which we can walk, ponder life, play in, express ourselves in or places that trigger certain memories. I am now settling in to my new life in the Cotswolds (I have just started a postgraduate course in agriculture at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester), a place that … Continue reading A favourite place of mine – The Naze in Essex