“There aren’t any foxes in Orkney. I’ve wondered why, and thought it’s probably because they didn’t get here after the Ice Age – the waters rose, and that was that. Like there aren’t any snakes in Ireland – one of those things. “
Orkney Housing Association (OHAL), has set forth its plans to build additional affordable housing at Walliwall, Kirkwall.
Feeling quite warm despite the fresh southerly winds. Maximum temperature 19 °C.
Farming Matters: “The industry’s very survival is being jeopardised by the proposed trade deal with Australia”
The disastrous impact the looming Australia Trade Deal will have on farming was debated in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 8th of June.
Shore the Scottish Seaweed Company have won another award!
Precious Plastic North Ronaldsay aims to build a plastic recycling centre, transform beach plastic waste into new products and turn the problem into a solution.
“This is a place where humans appear to have been a positive force on this landscape and its biodiversity over thousands of years.”
A rainforest in the Putumayo region of Peru has been home to relatively unaltered forest for 5,000 years. The people who have lived there found a long-term way to coexist with nature–and the evidence is in microscopic bits of silica and charcoal in the soil.
“June is Indigenous People’s Month, and June the 21st is Indigenous People’s Day”
Moderate southerly breeze. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
5 was the first Final Fantasy game made specifically for the SNES