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Has lockdown reduced light pollution?
Kuli Kohli writes about what the countryside means to her
A quarter of a million homes are planned to be built on Green Belt land.
It would be great if more councils could follow the @Love_plants guidelines on how they can manage roadside verges for biodiversity. #NoMowMay
A good thread from Ireland 👇
A thread to read slowly and savour: both the writing and photos are beautiful.
A consultation into community views on Phase 2a of HS2 has now released its report, with many respondents expressing concern about HGV and construction traffic, the environmental impact, and availability of transport links to HS2:
This is BRILLIANT.... https://twitter.com/FoilArmsAndHog/status/1392749347163590656
There have been several fires on Cannock Chase and moorland fires on the Roaches over the past few years that were caused by disposable barbecues. A ban is highly overdue - no alfresco sausages can be worth this amount of damage.
Our #environmental newspaper is taking shape. If you know about any #wildlife #nature injustices or have witnessed a wildlife atrocity or won a battle for nature, let me know. Perhaps you are a wildlife protector or involved in a nature science project? Are you rewilding? DM me.
How nature mends us: an extract from The Wild Remedy by Emma Mitchell @WildlifeMag
https://www.discoverwildlife.com/people/how-nature-mends-us/ @StaffsCPRE @cpreshropshire @CPRECheshire @CPRE @CpreDerbyshire @cprelancs @NaturalEngland @MindCharity @NaturalMindUK @LikeMinded_Mag @NatureMind4
In a Green Shade 📸🌳:
Such a pleasure that my photo essay about the way the English use & cherish nature is featured on @inkcapjournal today.
A real delight to be on its pages.
Have a read over a brew (in a green spot of your choice) via the link below. https://twitter.com/some_yeo/status/1392387590859395077
Regenerating native woodland, restoring grassland and rewetting peatland are some of the nature-based solutions that can help combat the climate and biodiversity crises, says report from the @BritishEcolSoc.
Here is the Community Planning Alliance's first press release - our comments on today's Queen's Speech: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NPoUA57ePXaWZl4r5TpDFU6kNOI4XXQ5/view?usp=sharing
Talk about slow build-out rates! Family to finally get neighbours 10 years after moving to estate which was never finished. https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/wrexham-homes-for-sale-property-20554197?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar
‘It’s terrifying’: the Staffordshire village overwhelmed by landfill stink. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/may/11/english-village-silverdale-walleys-quarry-landfill-stink
Calling all Moth enthusiasts.
Have you seen the incredible new West Midlands Moths website.
All the information you need about finding, identifying and recording moths.
Take a look at
Plans for thousands of green belt homes based on flawed data, says Office for Statistics Regulation.
Fantastic thread here by @jonburkeUK on #hedgerows https://twitter.com/jonburkeUK/status/1391711393242439682
Hello! Part of the 'Sustainable Communities in Staffordshire' project looks ages 16-24 and your views on Staffordshire.
Whether you are passionate about nature, disengaged, or interested by unsure what to do - I'd love to hear from you! 🌍
This local community hopes to enable new wildflower meadow & wood in the Peak District NP, or site becomes a caravan park.They need your help. Please retweet &/or give generously. @ChrisGPackham @JuliaBradbury @CraigBennett3 @IoloWilliams2 @TimBirchWild https://www.foolowwildwoodproject.org/
On the left is gorse from Scotland smelling of coconut full of bees, on the right Cannock Chase 🙄 nearly all dead 🤔 devoid of life @StaffsCPRE
join @CPRE, the countryside charity. amazing work they do