The Covid19 pandemic is a clear warning that we need to address climate change. It is also an opportunity to rebuild in a new direction.
‘When all is said and done, life is first and foremost about salt fish.’ Halldor Laxness, Salka Valda (1931)
Monday 8th of March is International Women’s Day. To mark the event the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) partnership have organised an online event.
The challenge facing most of Scotland’s rural and island communities is one of depopulation as people move into urban settings.
Discussions are at an early stage in Orkney to create an ‘Innovation FREEPORT’. What is this? and what would it actually mean?
For 2020, like other conferences, Arctic Connections is going online.
“Why is it that we can spend a ‘fiver’ for a coffee in London, but the dairy farmer and coffee farmer that make up the essential part of that coffee are struggling to pay the rent?”Sarah Mukherjee
Food, products and tourism were three main topics in the first event of the Sustainable Conference in Orkney which for 2020 has moved online.
The Sustainable Orkney Conference will be on for 6 weeks starting on 6th of October.
Nearly 200 local people had been due to meet at the Picky over the three-day event to map out what Orkney is already doing to decarbonise and be sustainable.