Last month I spoke to four farmers who are part of the Nature Friendly Farming Network which was launched at the Oxford Real Farming Conference. Listen on for more details.
Doing your part to protect the environment may seem like something unimportant, but it can play a major role in big environmental issues. This goes far beyond recycling and buying organic food, which has become a constantly rising trend. Now, the time has come to pay more attention to some serious problems and do everything … Continue reading How to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly – Guest post by Emma Joyce
A dodgy knee meant that I wasn't able to join the local survey at the Naze last weekend, but for the purposes of the count, here were the results (18th February 2018): Grey Lag 7 Brent Goose 42 Canada Goose 2 Mallard 10 Wigeon c.20 Teal 28 Shoveler 30 Shelduck 5 Little Egret 1 Lapwing … Continue reading BTO Wetland Bird Survey – February
Make 100 Trees is the latest project by London-based designer and artist Margarita Mitrovic. The concept of the project is to make 100 artworks of trees, which will directly fund the planting of 100 real trees. By depicting each tree in a different style and technique, the artist aims to demonstrate their uniqueness, individuality and … Continue reading An art project to make cities greener
No amount of technological advancement is going to change our planet for the better unless we change as well. Still, trying to persuade and convince people can sometimes seem like an uphill battle. This is because people are often quite defensive when it comes to their way of life and no amount of data, shaming … Continue reading 5 Efficient Ways to Raise Eco-Awareness – Guest post by Diana Smith
I promised that I would give you updates regarding progress of our higher tier countryside stewardship scheme which started a few weeks ago. It runs until December 2022 and we are receiving payment for undertaking works for conservation on the farm through Pillar 2 of the Common Agricultural Policy. The scheme consists of a range … Continue reading Countryside Stewardship field update
Here’s something that I wish I had known far, far sooner than I did… There are eco-friendly period options. Until my early 30’s, I didn’t realize that there were feminine hygiene options beyond disposable pads and tampons. I’m not sure why—maybe I was hanging around the wrong people, or maybe these products just weren’t as … Continue reading Your Guide to an Eco Friendly Period – Guest post by Jackie Bolen