What the current impact assessments don’t do is factor in the wider implications for wildlife and biodiversity on proposed large scale developments.
From Food to Fork: Supporting A Just Transition
“Rising fertiliser costs, variable markets and unpredictable weather patterns all add to the pressures faced by farmers. ” Dr Lorna Cole Food & Footprint Service SAC Consulting
The Little Known World of The Harvest Mouse
“The harvest mouse is thought to be an indicator of the health of an ecosystem”
Nature Restoration Fund 2022 Opens
“The Nature Restoration Fund will champion ambitious, high-value projects to protect and restore Scotland’s biodiversity on land and sea in the critical years ahead.” Mike Cantlay, NatureScot
Biodiversity: Why is it important ?
Over two thirds of people in Scotland (68%) admit they know very little about biodiversity – what it is, what it means and how to sustain it.
The Greening of The Alps: #ClimateChange
“Alpine plants are adapted to harsh conditions, but they’re not very competitive. The unique biodiversity of the Alps is therefore under considerable pressure.” Sabine Rumpf
Flood of Plastic at the Arctic
large quantities of plastic – transported by rivers, the air and shipping- can now be found in the Arctic Ocean.
Our Beautiful World: The Rose-Veiled Fairy Wrasse
Despite only just being described, the Rose-Veiled Fairy Wrasse is already being exploited through the aquarium hobbyist trade.
Dire Warning About the Consequences of Inaction on Climate Change
“Failure to achieve climate resilient and sustainable development will result in a sub-optimal future for people and nature.” IPCC Working Group II Co-Chair Debra Roberts
Cruising, #Covid & The Climate Crisis
as this public health crisis continues into its third year Orkney is set to welcome a possible 207 cruise ships with the first one due to arrive, MS Gann, on 24th of March.