The Red Squirrel: A Future in the Forest – Guest post by Peter Cairns and Neil McIntyre

SCOTLAND: The Big Picture is a team of media professionals - photographers, filmmakers, writers and designers – fusing ecological science with visual storytelling to amplify the case for a wilder Scotland. Though undoubtedly spectacular, Scotland is an ecological shadow of its former self. Its turbulent past has shaped its wild places like few other countries … Continue reading The Red Squirrel: A Future in the Forest – Guest post by Peter Cairns and Neil McIntyre

‘An Excerpt from Beyond Words’ – Guest blog by Carl Safina

Carl Safina is an author and conservationist. He was the first Professor for Nature and Humanity to be endowed at Stony Brook University in New York, where he co-chairs the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and runs the not-for-profit Safina Center. He hosted the PBS series Saving the Ocean. His writing has appeared in The New … Continue reading ‘An Excerpt from Beyond Words’ – Guest blog by Carl Safina

Who really is ‘the party for young people’?

On Friday night I was incredibly proud to attend the UK Blog Awards (and shocked to be awarded a highly commended as a runner-up in the green and eco category). It was a wonderfully optimistic evening with a plethora of writing and influencer talent being celebrated and blogging sectors as diverse as education and automobiles … Continue reading Who really is ‘the party for young people’?

Bee biodiversity for better human well-being – Guest Post by Marvin Delany

The UN conference on the Human Environment held in Stockholm in 1972 raised awareness of the negative effects of industrial development on agriculture. Standardization of production systems damages the genetic heritage of a number of species.  One of the most endangered species is the dark bee (Apis mellifera) which plays a paramount role in biosphere … Continue reading Bee biodiversity for better human well-being – Guest Post by Marvin Delany

Back to the ballot box…here we go again

There I was thinking that the most exciting election on the horizon was going to be across the channel...and then Theresa May made her shock announcement. In 49 days time the British people will go to the polls to voice their opinion once again on, let's face it, the one issue that is, rightly or … Continue reading Back to the ballot box…here we go again