BBC Focus on Farming this week

Following a number of negative items in the BBC recently on farming, especially an interview featuring NFU President Minette Batters by Evan Davis, the BBC have decided to run a #BBCFarmingFocus week. Tweets about the week are already building up, with stories across local radio and on BBC Breakfast. Down on the farm 🐖 🐏🐔Continue reading “BBC Focus on Farming this week”

How to design an eco-friendly bathroom on a budget – Guest post by Sarah Jones

You don’t have to join the latest climate change protest or volunteer your time picking plastic out of the ocean to make a difference.  No, you can make small changes at home to become more eco-friendly. The bathroom is one of the most used rooms in the home and one of the highest energy consumers. Continue reading “How to design an eco-friendly bathroom on a budget – Guest post by Sarah Jones”

The Most Exciting Technologies in Ecology

Measuring, recording and tracking our environment and wildlife has become standardised in many ways, with widely used software. However, in the last few years technology itself has changed the way ecological consultancy works on a day-to-day basis – from site surveys to endangered species monitoring, and here are just a few advances that are excitingContinue reading “The Most Exciting Technologies in Ecology”

Meet the Farmers – episode 41 – Phil Jarvis

Episode 41 of the Meet the Farmers podcast is now available featuring Phil Jarvis who is Head of farming at the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Allerton Project in Leicestershire. Phil has farmed at the Allerton Project since the 1990s and since then has experimented with a vast range of strategies to understand how to farmContinue reading “Meet the Farmers – episode 41 – Phil Jarvis”