The Oxford dictionary defines ecosystem as a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. For millennia humans lived as a part of the natural ecosystem when they hunted and gathered, eventually settling into an agrarian lifestyle which was in harmony with nature. Over the last few centuries, urbanization has divided the landscapes intoContinue reading “Getting Kids Involved in Their Ecosystem – Guest post by Sophia Sanchez”
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Did you know that we have a National Tree Champion?
I received an email yesterday asking ”are you available to speak to BBC Radio Essex tomorrow morning?” … ‘it’s about trees, and it’ll be live’. I was in. Any opportunity to help profile the benefits of tree planting in the county. (for the record if you want to listen to this it’ll be available forContinue reading “Did you know that we have a National Tree Champion?”
Blue Planet 2: The Unique Marketing Opportunity for Nature
Yesterday evening I scanned my twitter feed with a smile on my face as I read through the hundreds, probably thousands of tweets in response to the final episode of the BBC’s Blue Planet 2. To challenge plastic in our society & in our oceans I have lived without plastic for a week. I haveContinue reading “Blue Planet 2: The Unique Marketing Opportunity for Nature”
Integrated Farm Management (IFM) – a dull term for an exciting prospect?
Farming, like any other business, has its acronyms. IFM, which stands for integrated farm management, does a terrible job at describing what is in essence an approach to farming which has very exciting prospects. IFM is a holistic approach to farm management that encourages both profitability and high environmental standards. In the video above PhilipContinue reading “Integrated Farm Management (IFM) – a dull term for an exciting prospect?”